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 }

Watermelon Coolers Recipe on Style Me Pretty!

Refreshing Watermelon Cooler
Watermelon Cooler Recipe featured on Style Me Pretty

I am so very thankful and honored to be featured on one of my favorite blogs - Style Me Pretty! Founder and creator Abby Larson is a fellow Vanderbilt Grad, and I've truly loved following her successes for years! She's an inspiration to so many other bloggers, including myself. This recipe is for a refreshing Watermelon Cooler that is perfect for sipping on those warm, summer nights! It's the … { 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 }

Summer Treat: Cherry Pie Parfaits!

How to make individual mini cherry pie parfaits, perfect for summer parties! Pizzazzerie.com
Individual Mini Cherry Pie Parfaits!
Delicious little cherry pie parfaits make the perfect summer dessert!

Time for mini cherry pie parfaits, y'all! Summer is the perfect time to enjoy cherries! absolutely adore cherry season so creating a fun and easy summer recipe using them was downright heaven. I love all things mini (I even have a whole board on Pinterest devoted to the best mini desserts) so I decided to create itty bitty cherry pie slices served up right in little containers! That's right! … { 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 }

4th of July Appetizer Recipe: Chips & Cheese Dip!

4th of July Appetizer: White Cheddar & Vidalia Onion Dip
4th of July Appetizer: White Cheddar & Vidalia Onion Dip
4th of July Appetizer: White Cheddar & Vidalia Onion Dip

How are you going to celebrate the 4th of July? I'm super excited to celebrate with good friends and delicious foods. Here is my new favorite cheese dip recipe that is perfect for Independence Day Entertaining! Make it ahead of time (I recommend a double batch - it's popular!) and warm it up for the 4th. As you might have seen, I've been working with Cracker Barrel Cheese so I used the Vermont … { read more }