My Wedding Cocktail: Tennessee Iced Water!

Southern Wedding Cocktail Hour
Southern Wedding Cocktail Hour
Mini Soda Bottles at Black and White Wedding

I'm still gleaming from seeing my wedding featured by Martha Stewart Weddings! I thought I'd break it down here in a few posts about specific details. Cocktail time is first! I love the idea of a "signature cocktail" that the couple chooses to have ready-to-go for wedding guests. It can be their favorite drink or perhaps one with some significant meaning to the couple. Lots of couples are … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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{Recipe} Bunny Tail Treats!

How to make little Easter Bunny Tail Bites
How to make CUTE Easter Bunny Tail Treats!

Hippity Hop! Easter is on its way! I have had this little idea in my head for awhile but just found time to play in the kitchen! This recipe is super easy too so you can have the kids help you in the kitchen (especially rolling the balls and coconut). I placed my "bunny tail treats" in cute pink and white polka dot treat boxes. They would also be super cute placed on a cake stand at an Easter … { Continue Reading }

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{Recipes} Happy National Margarita Day!

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Did you know it's NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY?! Celebrate in style with one of these yummies!

Who knew there was a National Margarita Day? All I know is that it sounds like the best national holiday ever. I know I could totally go for a frozen strawberry margarita right about now! How about you? What's your favorite flavor? Salted rim or sugar? Well, I'm a sugar-rimmed girl myself! In honor of this fabulous national holiday, I've rounded up my fave margarita recipes and ideas! Enjoy! … { Continue Reading }

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{Giveaway} Warm Berry Cider & Mistletoe Cocktail Recipes!

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Berry Cider Holiday Drink Recipe

Tis the season for cranberry cocktails (and mocktails)! Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash makes a fitting accompaniment to holiday sips (and it's made with real sugar). It's just the perfect amount of cranberry flavor and fizz. I made their Warm Berry Cider recipe and then I made my own "Mistletoe Cocktail" below! Try out one or both with your family and friends this holiday season or serve up one of … { Continue Reading }

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Christmas Macaron Pop Cupcakes!

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Macarons make CUTE "pops" especially on top of a cupcake!!
Christmas Macaron Pops with Red Velvet + Peppermint! DELISH!

Many of you might remember seeing some sneak peeks from behind-the-scenes at my book shoot for Frostings which releases early 2013! My right hand gal on set was Tessa Lindow Huff who is just so incredibly talented and so sweet. Tessa has stopped in to Pizzazzerie before, and I'm so glad she's back this holiday season with a delicious and cute recipe for you all! INSPIRATION & CONCEPT from … { Continue Reading }

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Holiday Entertaining {Cantina Style} & Giveaway!

Frito-Lay Holiday Recipes
Stuffed Peppers featuring Tostitos Cantina Thin & Crispy tortilla chips and Tostitos Cantina Chipotle Restaurant Style Salsa #FritoLayHoliday
Cantina Egg Rolls #FritoLayHoliday

I’m back to share even more festive and fun holiday entertaining recipes featuring Frito-Lay snacks. If you missed our first round-up, hop over here (the dip + drink recipes are delish). Plus, visit the “Holiday Inspiration from Frito-Lay” Pinterest board I created  to share our holiday entertaining ideas with you. Today’s recipes feature two new additions to the Tostitos® tortilla … { Continue Reading }

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{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 … { Continue Reading }

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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 … { Continue Reading }

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