Custom Holiday Gifting with Amazon Handmade

Entertaining, Holidays, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes

This post was sponsored by Amazon Handmade as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We all have that diehard foodie in our lives that are impossible to shop for. A trendy new kitchen gadget? They were first in line to buy it. Fancy …

Backyard Entertaining: Grilled Dessert & Wine Pairing Station

Alcohol, Appetizers, Brands, Cake, Creams, Dessert, Drinks, Entertaining, Fruit, Kitchen Artillery, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial, Wine

This content is for 21+ only. Thank you, Line 39 Wine, for sponsoring this post! The opinions and text are my own. If you are an avid follower of The Frosted Petticoat, then you know that I laugh in the face of the ordinary. Why think inside the box, when you can think outside?! From …

Holiday Homestead Buns with Southern Kitchen

Brands, Bread, Dessert, Holidays, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Special thanks to Southern Kitchen for sending me this lovely skillet to play with and sponsoring this recipe post! I moved to Houston, Texas a little over a year ago and officially became a Southerner. It immediately became clear that a few things came along with that status. Southerners are unfailingly polite. They are heartwarmingly …

Tailgating Tablescape Décor Hack

Brands, Dessert, Entertaining, Holidays, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Versatility. Versatility is the word for the day. Take your tailgating party to a new fabulous level for your game day viewing pleasures. And the best way to do that? Light it up! I have teamed up once again with Jasco to use their Enbrighten Café Lights to transform my game day table to a …

Kitchen Wish List: Crux Kitchen Appliances

Brands, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes

One of the amazing perks of my job as a food writer, stylist, and recipe developer is that I am sent foodie samples all the time. Sure, it feels a bit like Christmas morning every time a sample package arrives from a brand, but I also don’t take it lightly. I understand that I am …

Ultimate Holiday Cooking Tool: The Hestan Cue

Appetizers, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Dessert, Holidays, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

About once a week, I become overly ambitious in the kitchen. I pick a ridiculously difficult recipe from some Michelin-Star chef’s cookbook, purchase all the ingredients, and then proceed to slaughter the dish, usually burning it into crispy oblivion. And I cook for a living! Why can’t I produce even a semi-edible version of these …

Mommy Time-Out with Southern Living

Brands, Candy, Coffee, Cookies, Dessert, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, and Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Everyday life can certainly drain my creative reserves: work emails, laundry, chasing after a toddler at Gymboree, planning photo shoots, baby swim classes, more work emails. By mid-day, my brain is …

Kitchen Tools: The Best of Summer

Alcohol, Brands, Drinks, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes

A chef is only as good as her knife. A baker is only as good as his oven. A mixologist is only as good as her cocktail shaker. Okay, those three statements are total lies. There’s a lot more than the tools of a trade that go into making an exceptional food professional. Passion, dedication, …