New Fave at Michaels – Cupcake Pedastals!

Adorable individual pedastals for cupcakes!

I'm sharing one of my fave bakeware items from Michaels right here. Cupcake Pedastals! They're super cute little display pieces for cupcakes that come in pink and white (perhaps more coming soon)! Hop here to get a delicious pumpkin cupcake recipe and see how I used these darling pedastals! If anyone is wondering where I was last week (Chicago!), thanks for your patience! I was on a work trip … { read more }

Delicious Brownie Sundae Dessert Dip!

If there is one thing I love, it's chips & dip. This party dip is for after dinner - a dessert dip! I was oh so thrilled to create another recipe for International Delight (find my other 2 here: white chocolate macadamia cupcakes and triple toffee brownie bars). Sweet dips are prefect for parties because everyone can eat as much or as little as they want, pick their favorite dippers, and still … { read more }

Featured on Better, Homes, & Gardens!

Pizzazzerie.com featured on Better, Homes, & Gardens

Guess what?! I was invited to write a blog post for Better, Homes, & Gardens! After I squealed from excitement, I got down to work. The BHG team and I decided to do a how-to for making an ombre cake (similar to the one seen in my Frostings book) AND give away 5 copies of the book! What a way to start the weekend! BHG is one of my FAVORITE publications so it's quite an honor and dream come true … { read more }

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites!

EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!
EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!

Say it three times fast. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites! Ok, you don't have to. What you do have to do is try this ridiculously easy little treat that takes minutes to make. If you're not a huge baker or dessert maker but want to make a cute little treat for an upcoming party, a friend, or just because it's a good day then these little party bites are for you! It's also pretty easy to … { read more }

3 Last Minute Party Appetizers!

3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!
3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!
3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!

If you've been following along with my posts this summer, then you'll know I've been enjoying lots of Cracker Barrel Cheese! From visiting Chicago & NYC to recipe developing here in Nashville, I have learned a lot about cheese! So I'm excited to share another post with you guys for those times when guests pop-in unannounced and you find yourself rummaging through your pantry trying to pull … { read more }

Around The Web: Cherry Pie Parfaits!

Delicious little cherry pie parfaits make the perfect summer dessert!
Delicious little cherry pie parfaits make the perfect summer dessert!

My latest project or the Flavors of Summer Campaign is live! Stemilt Cherries is one of the sponsors and it was such a joy to work with them. I absolutely adore cherry season so creating a fun and easy summer recipe using them was downright heaven. I love all things mini so I created itty bitty cherry pie slices served up right in little containers! That's right! Cherry Pie Parfaits! You'll be … { read more }

Cute & Delicious Mini Biscoff Pies!

Sinfully delicious mini pies made with BISCOFF spread! OMG!

One of my absolute favorite treats is Biscoff. It's a delicious spread made from the "airplane cookies" and perfect on anything from toast, fruit, to a spoon dipped right inside. I'm oh so thrilled to have had the opportunity to recipe develop for one of my favorite special treats. Biscoff Spread is made in Belgium with all-natural, preservative-free ingredients, vegan, and nut-free! Perfect for … { read more }

{Party Appetizer} Jalapeño Pimento Cups!

Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!
Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!
Delicious Jalapeno Pimento Cups, perfect party appetizer!

One of my favorite things about running a website devoted to parties & entertaining is when I have the opportunity to share a party recipe with you! Having an "arsenal" of appetizer and other party-ready recipes is definitely a great idea for any hostess. So when Kettle Chips asked me to come up with a recipe using one of their delicious flavored kettle chips, I was super excited to get in the … { read more }

Road Trip Snacks: Cheese & Fruit Skewers!

Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks
Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks
Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks

Now that summer is in full-swing, you might find yourself on the road quite a bit to visit family or a much-needed vacation. We could all use a few little snack ideas for packing some "better for you" snacks (and help us avoid fast food)! Pick up some fruit and Cracker Barrel Cheese for these easy to make snack skewers. These are perfect for the kids (or adults too)! What I love about this snack … { read more }

For the love of STRAWBERRIES!

Fun Summer Ideas for Strawberry Recipes and Strawberry Parties!

Calling all my strawberry lovers! This fun round-up includes some of my favorite strawberry recipes and entertaining ideas. Whether you add them into a casual backyard cookout or host a strawberry-themed soiree, we could all use a little more of this delicious berry in our lives. From hosting a cocktail party to throwing a kid's party, these ideas will have you covered! Now you'll have lots of … { read more }