With horse racing’s “Run for the Roses”, the Kentucky Derby happening in just a few short weeks, the recent release of “Jim Beam Bourbon Cookbook” ( offers a timely guide to creating an imaginative array of light bites, entrees, desserts and classic cocktails that feature Kentucky’s favorite libation.

This beautifully illustrated volume adds a bourbon kick to  a wide variety (over 70) of such classic recipes as Cobb Salad, macaroni and cheese, Chili Con Carne and even Boston Baked Beans. And for the traditionalist, there is also an excellent final chapter featuring recipes for classic Bourbon Cocktails. The creative bourbon recipes presented in this guide will be the hit of many a Derby party the first Saturday of May and well into the summer barbecue and grilling months.

Jim Beam Bourbon Cookbook – Gotta Love It!