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and get a deeper sense of what fresh and local can mean for our health and our planet. I'm going back to my roots - to the Pilgrims on the Mayflower, and the American Indian. I'll take you "from compass to kitchen" on a food explorer's adventure! Chef Robin White is the Food Editor for the online lifestyle magazine, The Daily Basics

The Kentucky Derby Recipes 

I've put together a menu that reeks of Southern charm right here:

  • Pimento Cheese Toasts
    with Bacon Jam
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Biscuits
  • Derby Day “Greens” Salad with Sweet Potato, Country Ham and Roasted Apples and a Buttermilk Dressing
  • Brisket with a Peach and Kentucky Bourbon Glaze
  • Fresh Corn Pudding
  • Champagne Juleps

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Kentucky Derby Pie


Derby-Pie® is served in many fine restaurants throughout Kentucky and the US. The history, heritage and quality of this legendary dessert make it a favorite for chefs. 

Southern Buttermilk Dressing

Here's the recipe for this classic Southern dressing! More menu 

Always use the best ingredients!

Always use the best ingredients!

Chef Robin White: Exec Chef of The Daily Basics!

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