Headed to the Kentucky Derby!

It was a secret, and now it's not - I am headed to the Kentucky Derby to cook in the Mansion with Celebrity Chef Rick Tramonto! Be sure to follow me on Instagram, and watch as #rickandadiacookthederby all next week! Make this Champagne Bourbon Cocktail - Cheers!

Bourbon Champagne Cocktail
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp mint extract
bourbon
champagne

Directions: Combine water, sugar and mint extract in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer to make a simple syrup. Place 2 ounces of bourbon in a champagne glass. Add 1 ounce of your simple syrup and top with champagne. Best served over ice. Garnish with mint.