Grilled Dessert & Wine Pairing Station

Backyard Entertaining: Grilled Dessert & Wine Pairing Station

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 whimsical twists on traditional dishes to magically decadent entertaining ideas, life is too short to not mess with convention. So join me, breaker of traditional boundaries, as we add a unique twist to your backyard entertaining arsenal. With the help of Line 39 Wine and …

Backyard Bestie Birthday Party, Donut Tower, Middle Sister Wine

Backyard Bestie Birthday Party: Donuts & Middle Sister Wine

Thank you Middle Sister for sponsoring this post. Bring your favorite Middle Sister wine along to all of your celebrations this year! Did you know that you can have more than one soulmate? Sure, we all know about the romantic soulmate, but what about your foodie soulmate? Mine is donuts. We were destined to be together. Or how about a kindred spirit who just so happens to be a furry friend? I certainly have had other worldly connections with a dog or two in my life. Those that find themselves with more than one soulmate are truly blessed. Especially when they …

Trivento, Wine, Soccer, Backyard BBQ

Entertaining: Soccer, BBQ, and Trivento Wine

Thank you Trivento for sponsoring this post. Get in the game with Trivento Wine and Major League Soccer! With the Royal Wedding done and the Met Gala having snuck by like a bedazzled thief in the night, my sporting season is officially over. Yes, my personal sports are celebrity nuptials and vapid fashion extravaganzas. You know how much natural talent it takes to walk in 6 inch heels without breaking an ankle?! I certainly can’t do it, that’s why I cheer on the professionals. Unfortunately, my family does not partake in my passion. But there is one thing we can all …

JaM Cellars, Chardonnay, Mother's Day

Recipe for a Perfect Mother’s Day

Thank you JaM Cellars for sponsoring this post. Looking for Butter Chardonnay near you? Check out their easy-to-use Store Locator! Just pop in your zip code and the Butter will be waiting! Whether you are looking to spoil the mother in your life or want to drop some serious hints to your significant other, I have the ideal recipe for a perfect Mother’s Day. But before we get to the ingredients, let me start off by saying that this recipe is catered towards moms that still have children in the house. This is for the frazzled mom. The mom who …

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 …

Coppola Wine Books Bottles 3 - Books & Bottles: Coppola Winery Book Club

Books & Bottles: Coppola Winery Book Club

Time and again, I receive the same request from readers, social media followers, and even friends at casual gatherings… what wine do I recommend? I often smirk at this question for two reasons: I am absolutely not an authority on wine and I hold the unconventional belief in the industry that wine quality is relatively subjective. GASP! Yes, not all wines are created equal, but I think enjoyment is truly in the “mouth” of the beholder. Whether it’s a $15 bottle or $150 bottle, a cabernet or a pinot grigio, it all comes down to your personal preference. But when …

French, New Year's Eve Party, Wine, Cheese

French Foodie New Year’s Eve Party

While casually perusing my work emails, I came across a name that made my heart stop. Email sender: The French Ministry of Agriculture. My pulse raced and my brow dripped with sweat as I fumbled to open the fortuitous email. Was I discovered to be the lone surviving ancestor to a recently deceased vintner, thus making me the heiress to a French vineyard?! Would my dreams of living out my days drinking wine in the Loire Valley become reality?! So many unrealistic thoughts ran through my mind, like that of a child contemplating Narnia. Not surprisingly, my Merlot dreams were …