Recipe Inspiration: Foodie Recipes App!

Chocolate Swiss Roll
Foodie.com's Spring Issue!
Foodie.com

Browsing recipes is pretty much at the TOP of my hobby list. I love looking for casual weekday dinner ideas but also seasonally inspired dishes to serve at celebrations. One of my favorite places to browse recipes is Foodie.com. I definitely pride myself in being a "foodie" so this site is just perfect. You can categorize your recipe finds too. Below is a shot at my Foodie.com screen so you have … { read more }

Frostings Cookbook on Pre-Order + Free Calendar!

Praise for Frostings by Courtney Whitmore
If you love Frosting, you NEED this book!
Cake Design! Frostings book by Courtney Whitmore pizzazzerie.com

Oh my word, I wish you could have all been here with me last weekend when my early author copy of Frostings arrived. I am pretty sure I scared the FedEx guy. A lot. I was completely 110% giddy. This book was such a labor of love.I began working on it while I was engaged and shot it late last summer here in Nashville with Kyle Dreier (who also photographed my Push-Up Pops book). I had the gorgeous … { read more }

Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Churro Truffles!

Rolling churro truffles! Taste just like churros!
Truffles that taste just like CHURROS! Perfect for Cinco de Mayo
taste JUST like Churros but in Truffle form!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love Cinco de Mayo. Seriously love. Mexican food is my all-time fave and the bright colors, parties, and margaritas? Hello. It doesn't get much better than that! Well, except for churro truffles! Churros are fried-dough pastries rolled in cinnamon sugar and often conducive to Cinco de Mayo. I happen to love making mini versions of things and though I could have … { read more }

3 Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses!

Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
The "Kermit" mini gourmet grilled cheese by pizzazzerie.com #recipe #party #food

Let's talk PARTY FOOD! Here are a few of my go-to tips for serving up the perfect party food (whether it's just the extended family over for dinner or a full-on gourmet party)! Mini is always easier to eat. Include savory in addition to your sweets. Keep it simple and delicious. Here is an example in honor of National Grilled Cheese Day. Mini gourmet grilled cheeses appeal to everyone … { read more }

“Oh Henry” Candy Bar Birthday Cupcakes!

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So if you follow me on instagram or vine, you know I love my 2 year old English Springer Spaniel - HENRY! I work from home - by myself - so this little guy is my right hand man. Seriously obsessed. However, he can be a little naughty too (he has an affinity or socks and specifically scattering them across the house). This causes quite a lot of "OH HENRY!". Well, fitting that it's also one of the … { read more }

My Wedding: Surprise Scotch Bar!

Scotch Bar at Southern Wedding!
Scotch Bar Details at Pizzazzerie's Wedding
Golf Scotch Bar Wedding Desserts

If you missed this post on my signature cocktail, I'm doing a series of posts about my wedding details! Next up is one of my favorite elements - the scotch bar for my husband, Chris! I knew I wanted to do something special at the reception for Chris. I wasn't going to have a full "dessert" bar (I had 3 wedding cakes and push-up pops for late-night). I still wanted to have a table to style with … { read more }

Free April Desktop Calendar | Frostings Book!

Free Desktop Calendar 2013
Free April Desktop Calendar 2013

I'm in complete denial that it's almost APRIL! Where in the world did the first 1/4 of 2013 go? I am looking forward to warmer weather (it's currently snowing in Nashville, what the what!). A new month means a new sneak peek picture of my 3rd book - Frostings - which will release this summer. **Tossing Confetti** Kyle Dreier + I chose this picture because it reminded us of the warmer weather … { read more }

Marshmallow Easter EGGsandwich!

Make cute Easter "Egg"Sandwiches with Marshmallows!
Make cute Easter "Egg"Sandwiches with Marshmallows!

Welcome to Pizzazzerie's latest contributor - Nicolle Spitulnik of Libby Lane Press! She's sharing a cute treat idea for Easter season! With Easter around the corner and the aisles of my favorite stores bursting at the seams with sugar, I knew this was the ideal time to get creative in the kitchen. Once I saw Kraft’s Jumbo EggMallows it was inspiration at first sight! These pastel … { read more }

Bunny Carrot Dip & Easter Bread Basket!

Easter Bunny Carrot Dip!
Easter Bunny Carrot Dip in a Bread Basket!
Easter Bunny Carrot Dip in a Bread Basket!

Easter! Whether you're throwing a large Easter Sunday Brunch or just setting up a fun snack time for the family, this is a cute + easy recipe idea for the season! It's a whimsical take on the "Easter Basket" with a bread stick handle around butter lettuce filled with a "bunny dip" and mini carrots for dipping. This is a fun way to get those veggies in too. Of course, you can arrange this treat … { read more }

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Chocolate Cake!

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by @Pizzazzerie
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by pizzazzerie.com
Making of Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake

Love this recipe? My readers also enjoy my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Bars and my Red Velvet Fudge Pie! One of my favorite recipes + desserts are my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars (its a mouthful, literally). My father-in-law's birthday was this past weekend so I was trying to decide what cake to make. I wanted something a little different so I decided to turn that beloved bar into a … { read more }