Enjoy a selection of holiday recipes created by James Beard nominated Chef Ouita Michel, our chef-in-residence at the Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Woodford Reserve Turkey Brine

Woodford Reserve Turkey Brine

Turkey + Bourbon = the juiciest holiday turkey ever.

Barrelhead Brie

Barrelhead Brie

The subtle taste of bourbon, herbs, and berries makes this simple appetizer the hit of any party.

Bourbon Glazed Ham with Cumberland Sauce

Bourbon Glazed Ham with Cumberland Sauce

One of Chef Ouita’s most requested recipes, this signature dish is served every year at the Woodford Reserve Distillery Holiday Lunch.

Woodford Reserve Chicken a L’Orange

Whiskey Chicken A l’Orange

Chef Ouita Michel created this dish as a signature to her holiday menu. Served at many of her famous Kentucky restaurants, it’s the perfect accompaniment to the citrus notes in a glass of Woodford Reserve.

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Butter

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Butter Sauce

Our number one most requested recipe, Woodford Reserve Chocolate Bread Pudding is a cherished tradition at the Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Kentucky Butter Cake

Kentucky Butter Cake

A simple and delicious cake made even more elegant when topped with berries and whipped cream.

Craft Cocktails


Delicious, easy, crowd-pleasing Woodford Reserve Bourbon Cocktails.


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