{Recipe} Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding!

Gingerbread Bread Pudding!
GINGERBREAD BREAD PUDDING! totally delish! #alexiafoods
Alexia Pecan Gingerbread Bread Pudding

My house smells like CHRISTMAS, finally! I'm so excited to share this recipe because my husband absolutely LOVES IT (bread pudding is his favorite dessert). Ironically, I thought I didn't like bread pudding until I had THIS bread pudding. I got creative in the kitchen with all my spices to whip up this Gingerbread Pecan Bread Pudding! As an Alexia Tastemaker, I've had the honor of developing some … { read more }

How to Make Hershey’s Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!

Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie!
Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops!
Hershey Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pops by Pizzazzerie.com

So last month I had the pleasure of visiting Hershey's HQ (total chocolate heaven). I was itching to make a push-up pop with their delicious goodies so I decided on a Hershey's Hot Cocoa Push-Up Pop! The weather is getting colder (not cold enough however, I want snow). Really though, why is it so warm? Instead of pondering climate change, let's ponder chocolate, shall we? I used the Hershey's … { read more }

{Tutorial & Recipe} Santa Hat Cupcakes

Sweet Gifts Magazine
Santa Hat Cupcake Tutorial! CUTEST Cupcakes Ever!
SANTA HAT CUPCAKE TUTORIAL!

Ready for the cutest treat ever? CUPCAKE-style! We're sharing a sweet cupcake tutorial perfect for those holiday parties or just a holiday afternoon treat. So turn on the holiday tunes (for me that's the Michael Buble Christmas CD) and whip up some of these darling Santa Hat Cupcakes! We're delighted to share this tutorial from Bella Baker who has a new magazine in stores now - Sweet Gifts! Be … { read more }

Holiday Entertaining with Frito-Lay & Pizzazzerie!

Frito-Lay Holiday Ideas with Pizzazzerie! #fritolayholiday
Frosted Icicle Mocktail #FritoLayHoliday
Feta Pepper Spinach Dip paired with Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips #FritoLayHoliday

The holiday season is officially underway and that includes seasonal celebrations and gatherings – from lively get-togethers, reconnecting with family and friends, or just cozying up by the fire with a loved one! I’m so excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Frito-Lay to share a series of recipes and exciting ways to get involved and really celebrate this holiday season. So let’s make your … { read more }

Party Recipe: Mini Hash Brown Crust Quiche!

Mini Quiche with a twist: HASH BROWN crusts!
Did you know you can use hash browns to make crust?
BEST QUICHE RECIPE: Uses Hash Browns as the crust!

If you're looking for a go-to recipe for a holiday brunch, breakfast, or party, you have to try these mini hash brown crust quiche! I've been working with Alexia this season to create some delicious recipes for you (like these sweet potato crostinis). I wanted to challenge myself to use their hash browns in a unique way that is perfect for entertaining. My friend Jill and I always joke because … { read more }

{RECIPE} My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie!

Best chocolate chip cookie recipe!
Mega Chocolate Chip Cookies by Pizzazzerie
The only chocolate chip cookie recipe you'll EVER need!

I have decided that I have the best job in the whole world. Like today. I got to make these amazing chocolate chip cookies to photograph for ya'll. Flipside? Worst job in the world because there are always goodies around. Always! Sheesh, can't a girl just be on a diet? Thankful for the rest of the Richland Country Club Golf Pros, because my husband is bringing you these yummies. Whew, anyway...on … { read more }

Sweet Potato Proscuitto Crostini Recipe

Sweet Potato Crostini Recipes
Sweet Potato Proscuitto Crostini Recipe
How to make crostini out of baked rolls!

As we approach the holiday entertaining season, every hostess must have a fabulous appetizer recipe ready to go. This is mine. It's absolutely delicious, and my husband asks for it on a regular basis. It is SO.GOOD. Alexia Foods asked me to be one of their Tastemaker/Brand Ambassadors, exciting (they have a loyalty ambassador program you can join here)!  I love sweet potato. Really love it. … { read more }

How to make Mini Chocolate Chip Pecan Pies!

How to make mini chocolate chip pecan pies with a ravioli cutter!
How to make mini chocolate chip pecan pies with a ravioli cutter!
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Let the holiday baking season begin! I have been waiting for a long time to find the perfect recipe for my ravioli cutter! YES, I said ravioli cutter and baking. I started using my ravioli cutters to make cookies back when I was in graduate school (then it was sugar cookie dough and nutella), and it's still one of my favorite ways to make cookies. This time around, I incorporated Diamond of … { read more }

12 CUTE Halloween Party TREATS!

twelve halloween treats for parties

I can't even BELIEVE that Halloween is a little over a week away! Aah! As you get ready for fall festivals, neighborhood Halloween parties, trick-or-treaters, etc: consider these 12 cute Halloween party treats to serve up! Some are cute, some are a little spooky, but they are ALL delicious for sure. LINKS TO RECIPES! Clockwise (Top to Bottom, Left to Right) Chocolate Witch Hats Frankenstein … { read more }

{Recipe} Chocolate Espresso Ganache Tarts!

chocolate espresso ganache tart recipe
chocolate espresso ganache tart
Philips Saeco Syntia Focus Espresso Machine

Being a blogger has its perks. Like when Philips Saeco asked if I wanted to try out their Syntia Focus Automatic Espresso Machine. Why yes, I sure do! I'm not a huge fan of plain ol' coffee but a spruced up pumpkin spice latte (which this can make like no other) or a rich hazelnut espresso? Heck yes. In fact, my husband loves it so much that it's the first thing he does in the morning and when he … { read more }