Galentine’s Day Cocktail: The Mexican 75 with 21Seeds Tequila

Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Party Themes, Recipes, Spirits

Whether or not you have a Valentine this year, there is one tradition that should become an annual celebration in your life… Galentine’s Day! This is a day when you gather with your best girl friends (either safely in person or through zoom) and throw a Valentine’s Day fete that celebrates love in friendship. And …

La Dolce Vita: Italian Wine for your Valentine

Alcohol, Drinks, Entertaining, Holidays, Party Themes, Recipes, Travel, Wine

This post was sponsored by the Italian Trade Agency as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Valentine’s Day is here, do you have plans yet? If you don’t, then I have a fabulously romantic and delicious way to celebrate love with a date-night-in… …

Red Wine & Rose Water Brownies

Brownies, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

There are two types of people on this earth. Ones who like their brownies chewy and ones who like them cakey. You just chose a side, didn’t you? It all comes down to texture preference. I was raised on thick blocks of light, neatly cut, cakey brownies. My husband was raised on thin slices of …

Brut Rosé Ricotta Pie

Cake, Dessert, Holidays, Pies, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

February has arrived. And with the first of the month, the countdown begins. How will you declare your undying love to your valentine? Will it be with roses? Will it be with chocolate? Or will it be with something infinitely more original? Say, a Brut Rosé Ricotta Pie? You’ve made the right choice, my friend. …

Valentine Rejects Bark

Candy, Cocktails, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Today’s recipe is for the rejects. The has-beens. The losers. It is also for the lazy. The procrastinator. The anti-Valentine. It’s my ridiculous easy recipe for Valentine Rejects Bark. I am not kidding about how easy this recipe is. It’s so easy, even a love-spurned grump can do it blindfolded on a lonely Valentine’s Day …

Bleeding Heart Cupcakes

Cupcakes, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Funny thing about recipe development, sometimes it goes horribly wrong. For the sake of transparency, I have shared my past cooking disasters with you. I am giving you the stink-eye, Butter Macadamia Truffles! My journey with The Frosted Petticoat has been one of growth and learning. The website is a little microcosm of life, one …

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Alcohol, Chocolate, Cocktails, Coffee, Creams, Dessert, Drinks, Holidays, Recipes, Sauces, Sweets, Tea, Tutorial

If there is one thing I love on a cold winter’s day, it’s a cup of hot cocoa. Add to that another one of my loves, red velvet cake, and you have one heck of a drink recipe. Now, if you’re not too familiar with the world of red velvet, it is a red colored …