6 Mint Julep Recipes with a TWIST!

6 Mint Julep Recipes with a TWIST!

I know. I’m really freaking pregnant and talking about alcohol. Since I can’t drink it, I’m at least going to talk about it, gosh darn it! That and share gorgeous pictures of mint juleps with you because as luck would have it, #babypizzazzerie is due on DERBY DAY! That’s right, the Kentucky Derby is May 3rd this year and that’s my due date. Now I know that the statistics show that I’m unlikely to actually deliver on my due date, but hey – I like that it’s a fabulous reason to celebrate…

  1. Strawberrry Moonshine Mint Julep (Saveur)
  2. Lavender Mint Juleps (Pizzazzerie) – includes a free printable recipe card!
  3. Sparkling Blackberry Mint Julep (Creative Culinary)
  4. Ginger-Mint Juleps with Fresh Pineapple (The Kitchn)
  5. Blood Orange Mint Juleps (Climbing Grier Mountain)
  6. Classic Mint Julep (Babble)

Back to baby, did YOU deliver on your due date? Before? After? Leave me a note below, especially if it was before because I’ll love you more…

Glorious Layered Desserts Cookbook!

Pumpkin Caramel Banana Layered Dessert!
Lemon Blueberry Trifle! SO CUTE!
Fried Ice Cream Cheesecake Recipe!

By now y'all know I like desserts, right? RIGHT! So I'm thrilled to share this dessert cookbook - Glorious Layered Desserts - by my friend Glory of Glorious Treats. Her site is ah-mazing and her sweet treats are truly works of art. I've loved getting to know her over the past few years and adore her talent for developing the sweetest recipes and making them look just darling! This is Glory's first … { Continue Reading }

Red Velvet Cake Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet Cake Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
Red Velvet Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies - SO good!
Red Velvet Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies - SO good!

Yes, it's a mouthful to say. Red Velvet Cake Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies. It's also the most delicious creation ever. I happen to have a slight obsession with red velvet desserts. Hence the 3 below...! I've always liked the idea of putting a treat inside another treat (double the fun, right?) and so I thought "why not red velvet cake?" and this goodie was born! It took me a few times to figure … { Continue Reading }

Mini Chocolate Pastry Donuts for Valentine’s Day!

MINI Chocolate Pastry Donuts! LOVE this easy two-step recipe!
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Mini Chocolate Pastry Donuts - taste like mini cronuts!

So you know that cronut insanity that hit the nation this year? Well, these little cuties taste just like a mini pastry donut or - yep, you got it - a "cronut"! All the little flaky layers are oh so delish but no slaving away trying to make it. Pepperidge Farm has a product called Pastry Cups that does all the work for you so your little donut-meets-cronut is ready in no time! This is also one of … { Continue Reading }

12 Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipes!

Chocolate covered strawberries that look like roses!
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars by Pizzazzerie
Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls for Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is almost here! All the cute heart-shaped and Valentine's goodies are just too cute! I always love making my husband and his coworkers some cute "Valentine sweets" and wanted to pull together a round-up of some of my favorite treats from around the web! I just love all these cuties and hope you will find a sweet treat to make for your friends and family! From the mini heart s'mores … { Continue Reading }

Best of the Best: Sweet Recipes of 2013!

Red Velvet Fudge Pie

I'm excited to recap my favorite dessert recipes of 2013! We have the fave recipes from Pizzazzerie.com from the past year but also a few of my personal faves from blogs around the web! Click through and find a new one to try for your friends + family! They're all OH so delish! You might see a lot of red velvet recipes because this red velvet oreo truffle brownie bar recipe was our #1 post for the … { Continue Reading }

Thanksgiving Pie Round-Up!

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Let's be honest. It's not Thanksgiving without pie. My husband is a pecan guy. I'm a pumpkin gal. Wait, I'm an apple/chocolate/pumpkin/cherry gal. I like pie. If you're hosting a big family get-together, you'll quickly learn that everyone has a favorite. What a shame, there must be a variety of pies! This round-up of totally delicious pies will make that task a little easier! Add a twist to your … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

Top 10 Cool + Refreshing Summertime Cocktails

Delicious Summertime Cocktails!

GET YOUR SUMMER COCKTAIL RECIPES! Watermelon Margaritas from ValSoCal Sweet as a Peach Cocktail from Amber Housley for SMP  Red, White & Bubbly from The Dinnervine June Bug from Better Homes and Garden Grownup Rootbeer Floats from Creative Cullinary Grapefruit Mojito from Iowa Girl Eats Cherry Beer Margaritas from The Blond Cook Tennessee Iced Water 1 ounce citron vodka 1 ounce … { Continue Reading }

{Party Food} Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!

Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos! Recipe on Pizzazzerie.com
Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!
Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!

Summer is on the horizon and that means one thing around here: SUMMER PATIO PARTIES! Ok, let me rephrase. Patio is where I'm doing my summer parties but backyards, beaches, poolsides, parks, you name it! It's time to heat up the grill and enjoy a summer celebration. We all need a few go-to party food recipes in our collection for those last-minute gatherings. I keep Alexia Sweet Potato Fries in my … { Continue Reading }