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 }

Pumpkin “Pie Cakes” for Michaels!

Pizzazzerie for Michaels: Pumpkin Pie Cakes

I'm a bakeware + party stylist for Michaels and my latest project is up! Check out their projects section of Michaels.com to see lots of fabulous holiday ideas. You'll find my latest project - tasty Pumpkin "pie cakes" - on the cupcake section here. … { 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 }

How to Make Donut-Shaped Pies!

Donut Shaped Mini Cherry and Apple Pies
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I like pie. I like donuts. I also like baking the "wrong" item in the "wrong" pan. Why not? So began my attempt to make pie donuts. Or donut pies? Pienuts? Dopies? I don't care what you call them but I'm calling them delish. Q: "Aren't they just mini pies with a hole in it?" A: "No no no! You go make a mini pie, cut a hole out of it, then tell me what happens. Now you could cut the hole … { read more }

Candy Making For Kids: SAMPLE RECIPE!

Halloween Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

With Halloween on the horizon, I thought it would be fun to share a sample recipe from my latest book CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's really fun to eat candy, right? But try making the candy, spending time in the kitchen with your kids, and truly making a memory out of the "sweet" treats! That's why I love this book! It encourages kids to stretch their imagination in the kitchen with candy (but not … { read more }

{Recipe} Cookies ‘n Cream Marshmallows

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I recently shared a phone pic of these cookies 'n cream marshmallows that I made and received lots of comments requesting the recipe. You ask... I deliver! They are truly SO easy! The only "hard" thing is owning a candy thermometer. I got mine at Williams-Sonoma (you can buy one here on Amazon). After that, it's easy as pie, seriously. INGREDIENTS 3 packages unflavored gelatin 1 cup ice … { read more }

Easy Dinner Party Recipe: Creamy Chicken Pasta Skillet

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creamy chicken pasta skillet recipe

If you know me, you know I love desserts. I spend countless hours designing up, baking, and decorating elaborate treats for dinner parties (I even have another blog devoted to those sweet somethings). So when it comes to the actual meal, I'm usually covered in flour, exhausted, and totally clueless as to what to serve guests before dessert. I have to remember not everyone views cupcakes at the top … { read more }

Easy & Delicious Party Recipe!

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bean enchillada casserole from conagra and kroger 2
bean enchillada casserole from conagra and kroger 2

Hosting a dinner party? Game Night? Superbowl watching party? There are countless reasons for needing a delicious go-to recipe for parties! An easy recipe is also important - we're all incredibly busy. Thankfully, I found one! I made it last night for dinner, and it received RAVE reviews. This is definitely my new "go-to" for an easy and delicious dinner. It took me less than 30 minutes to make … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Cookie Pop Tutorial

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Valentine's Day is a little over a month away - can you believe it? Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays. It's full of pink, red, and CUTE! Miriam of Miriam Corona Events has stopped by to share a delicious little Valentine's tutorial - Cranberry Cookie Pop Tutorial. Whip up these cuties for Valentine's day parties, treats for your loved ones, etc! Recipe 2 1/4 CUPS … { read more }

Holiday Cocktail Recipe + Giveaway!

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Serving up fabulous cocktails and mocktails is a holiday tradition in my family. We like to get creative with the ingredients and concoct our own sweet creations. Sierra Mist asked me to whip up a delicious cocktail using their all-natural drink so take a look at the recipe I created (and I LOVE that their soda has no artificial flavors - it's real sugar!). SPARKLING APPLE MIST I love the taste … { read more }