Derby Day Recipes: Moore’s Buffalo Deviled Eggs and More
Each year the Kentucky Derby is celebrated on the first Saturday in May attracting visitors from around the world. Complete with Southern food, sun hats, seersucker, roses and, of course, bourbon, the Kentucky Derby is the Southern event you don’t want to miss.
But, if you can’t make it to the great race itself, round up some friends and family to watch the race while enjoying these delicious, Derby-inspired recipes. Our menu consists of deviled eggs, a bacon cheeseball, cheese straws and pimiento cheese sandwiches. We also suggest setting up a Bloody Mary or mimosa bar to allow your guests to build their own brunch cocktails. Now, all you need to do is add a splash bourbon and a slice of pecan pie. Trust us, your guests will be chomping at the bit.
6 Hard-boiled eggs
2 T Mayonnaise
½ tsp. Dijon mustard
1 T Moore's Buffalo Sauce
¼ t Salt
Dash of pepper
Optional Toppings: 1 T blue cheese, crumbled and 1 T Moore's Buffalo Sauce
1. Slice the eggs lengthwise and transfer the yolks to a small bowl.
2. Mash the yolks with a fork until smooth.
3. To the yolks, add mayonnaise, mustard, buffalo sauce, salt, and pepper. Combine well.
4. You can either pipe using a pastry bag or use a spoon to fill the egg white halves with an even amount of the filling.
5. Place the deviled eggs on a platter and refrigerate until ready to serve.
6. Optional: sprinkle blue cheese and extra buffalo sauce as a garnish, if desired.
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, extra sharp
8 oz. Cream Cheese
5 Strips of Bacon, cooked and chopped
2 Green Onions, sliced thinly
2 T. Moore’s Original Marinade
1 cup Pecans, chopped and divided
Serve with Crackers
1. Mix all ingredients together, reserving ½ cup of pecans.
2. When combined, roll into a large ball then roll the ball in the remaining pecans to coat.
3. Place in airtight container and chill until ready to serve.
4. Serve with assorted crackers.
½ Cup (1 stick) Butter, salted, room temperature
2 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, room temperature
1 2/3 Cup All Purpose Flour
½ tsp. salt
4-5 T. Moore’s Buffalo Wing Sauce
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a mixer, cream the butter and the cheese.
3. Add Salt, Flour, and Buffalo Sauce and continue to mix until combined thoroughly.
4. Scoop the mixture into a cookie press fitted with a flat, ridged tip.**
5. Pipe the dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet in long strips and then cut in 2-3” rectangles with a sharp knife.
6. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown.
**If you do not have a cookie press available, you can refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes, then roll out on a lightly floured surface to ¼ “ thick. Cut into circles or small rectangles before baking.
2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
2 cups Colby Cheese, shredded
2 jars diced Pimento Peppers, drained
1 cup mayonnaise
½ tsp Garlic Powder
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 tbsp. Moore’s Buffalo Wing Sauce
8 pats of butter
8 Slices Bread
Bacon, if desired
1. Mix all ingredients together, except butter and bread.
2. Spread Pimento Cheese mixture in between two bread slices. Top mixture with cooked bacon if desired.
3. Heat pan on medium and put a slice of butter in pan. Let melt.
4. Once butter is melted, put sandwich in pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until brown and crispy. Take sandwich out of the pan and place another slice of butter in pan. Once butter is melted, place sandwich back in pan to grill the other side for another 2-3 minutes until brown and crispy.
1 tsp Horseradish
1/2 teaspoon Siracha
1 teaspoon Moore's Original Marinade
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon celery salt
6 oz clamato/tomato juice
2 oz vodka
cucumber slices, beef jerky, pickled okra and green beans to garnish, optional
1. Combine all ingredients, except garnish.
2. Shake over ice.
3. Add desired garnishes and serve.