Kentucky Lemonade Bourbon Cocktail

Kentucky Lemonade: A Bourbon Cocktail

Today we feature a Southern-style event that has all the fixings! Comfort food and bourbon cocktail recipes little the festivities, ensuring a good ol’ time in the Carolinas. Photographer Amber Robinson gives us the Kentucky Lemonade Bourbon Cocktail and offers insight into the importance of celebrating with food & drinks in the South: Good friends, good food, cocktails, yard games, and Lily Pulitzer are the staples to any true Southern affair, and if you find yourself at a party with these elements present, there’s a strong likelihood that you are celebrating in the Carolinas. The food at any event should …

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite, Whiskey

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite: Smoked to Perfection

There are many perks to being a writer and recipe developer in the food and drinks industry. I literally eat and drink for a living. It’s the ultimate life-hack. But one of the perks I didn’t know would be such a fun and common occurrence were the launch parties. When a new product is about to hit the market, brands tend to throw themed parties for the press to stir up excitement. They’re fabulous. Not only do I get to go to these parties as part of my ‘job’, the brands often let me bring a guest… and if you’re …

Whisky, Ben Nevis, Scottish Folklore Series

Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old

Hot off the presses! There’s a new whisky in town! Whenever I can, I try to pass along foodie news as soon as I get it. This piece of news was literally released this morning and if you’re as big of a whisky fan as I am, then you’re going to want to get your hands on a bottle of this magical goodness… Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old! Make sure to read through to the end, we may just have a $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway to help you get your hands on one of these lovely …

Ginger Cocktail, Royal Wedding, Prince Harry

The Last Ginger… Royal Wedding Cocktail Edition!

Well, by now the world knows the news. Prince Harry has officially married Meghan Markle. That means the world’s favorite ginger is no longer single. In other words, my last viable chance to marry into the royal family has been dashed. Sure, I’m already happily married with child, but that’s beside the point. As long as Harry roamed the wild, me and countless other 30-something women (and men) around the world held onto a glimmer of royal hope. Crushed are my dreams of donning a bejeweled crown as I tirelessly waved to the adoring masses. Is it too much to …

Rum Cocktail, Bacardi, Valkyrie

Valkyrie Gold Rum Cocktail

Believe it or not, The Frosted Petticoat blog is actually my side-gig. This is the spot where I get to play around with recipes and give you behind the scenes sneak peeks to the foodie world. My main job is working as a food writer, stylist, and recipe developer for retail brands. Mainly I create the recipes and photographs you see featured on brands’ social media pages. Obviously, it’s a fun and delicious job. Today, I want to share a recent article I worked on for Liquor.com, where I created a cocktail recipe using Bacardi Añejo Cuatro. See the full …

dekantā, Japanese Wine, Wine, Vineyard

Dekantā Opens its Digital Doors to its Japanese Wine Cellar

As I’ve mentioned before one of the many perks of being a food and drinks writer is that I get exclusive information before the public. Well, I’ve got some new scoop for you wine lovers, so listen up! The amazing Japanese wine makers at dekantā have opened up a digital wine cellar! Essentially, that means you can now buy their wine and have it shipped to your door. Yes, please! The winery has an amazing selection of regional bottles and I highly suggest you check them out. In the meantime, here’s the press release that I received detailing all the …

90th Oscars 2018 Piper Heidsieck Coppola Winery 3 - Cheers to the 90th Oscars: Piper-Heidsieck & Coppola Winery

Cheers to the 90th Oscars: Piper-Heidsieck & Coppola Winery

I have lived all around the U.S., but there’s one city that I hold near and dear to my heart. Hollywood. I am one of those rare unicorns that was actually born and raised in the rolling hills of Los Angeles. My childhood and formative teenage years are filled with exciting memories of growing up in the entertainment capital. Our neighbor to the left was the chief editor on all the Star Wars films, our neighbor to the right was the actor who played Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver, and across the street lived the super trendy make-up …

Brandy alexander, eggnog brandy alexander, cocktail

Eggnog Brandy Alexander

We’re exactly a week away from the big day, so it’s time to get a signature cocktail in order. My very Christmasy twist on this classic drink is sure to put a little blush on Santa’s cheeks. Who fancies a Eggnog Brandy Alexander? There’s no time to waste, let’s get to the mixing… Eggnog Brandy Alexander INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 ounces of brandy 1/2 ounce of crème de menthe Eggnog (I recommend Promised Land) Garnish: Fresh cranberries and sage DIRECTIONS: Pour the brandy and crème de menthe in a cocktail or coup glass. Mix with a bar spoon. Top off with a …