3 Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses!

Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
The "Kermit" mini gourmet grilled cheese by pizzazzerie.com #recipe #party #food

Let's talk PARTY FOOD! Here are a few of my go-to tips for serving up the perfect party food (whether it's just the extended family over for dinner or a full-on gourmet party)! Mini is always easier to eat. Include savory in addition to your sweets. Keep it simple and delicious. Here is an example in honor of National Grilled Cheese Day. Mini gourmet grilled cheeses appeal to everyone … { read more }

“Oh Henry” Candy Bar Birthday Cupcakes!

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So if you follow me on instagram or vine, you know I love my 2 year old English Springer Spaniel - HENRY! I work from home - by myself - so this little guy is my right hand man. Seriously obsessed. However, he can be a little naughty too (he has an affinity or socks and specifically scattering them across the house). This causes quite a lot of "OH HENRY!". Well, fitting that it's also one of the … { read more }

My Wedding Cocktail: Tennessee Iced Water!

Southern Wedding Cocktail Hour
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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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

{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 … { read more }

{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! … { read more }

{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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Holiday Entertaining {Cantina Style} & Giveaway!

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Stuffed Peppers featuring Tostitos Cantina Thin & Crispy tortilla chips and Tostitos Cantina Chipotle Restaurant Style Salsa #FritoLayHoliday
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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 … { read more }