Meat | Recipes | Tutorial

Honey Braised Pork Ramen

May 19, 2017
crock pot, recipe, ramen, braised pork

At dinner parties and social events, people are fascinated to find out that I am a professional food blogger. They always want to know how I got into the business, what my background is, and what my day-to-day schedule looks like. But the one question that inevitably pops up is: How in the world do […]

Continue Reading

Bakery | Brands | Cake | Celebrity Chefs | Chef Spotlight | Dessert | Guest Chefs | Pies | Recipes | Restaurant | Travel | Tutorial

The Anatomy of a Pastry

May 3, 2017
Aria, Jean Philippe Patisserie, Raspberry Tart

I normally balk and roll my eyes when people celebrate made-up holidays. But when I heard that World Baking Day was coming up on May 17th, I thought that holiday festivities would certainly be appropriate. Celebrating the most delicious, flaky, buttery concoction to have ever been dreamt up? Sounds like a legitimate holiday to me. […]

Continue Reading

Alcohol | Brands | Cocktails | Drinks | Mixologist Spotlight | Product Reviews | Recipes | Travel | Tutorial

10 Reasons To Go Indie For Your Whisky

April 18, 2017
Best whisky, whisky, independent whisky, scotch

Whether you consider yourself new to the whisky world or you are looking to cement your peaty love by establishing a scotch cult, you’re going to love today’s guest writer. The Whisky Foundation’s head caskologist, George Koutsakis, has put together an exclusive list of why you should go Indie for your whisky. So without further […]

Continue Reading

Appetizers | Brands | Party Themes | Recipes | Salads | Tutorial

Caprese Ladybugs

April 7, 2017
ritz crackers, caprese, recipe, childrens party

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mondelēz International Group. All opinions are entirely my own. My 18-month-old daughter has an (understandably) limited vocabulary. Amongst the usual suspects like ‘Mama’, ‘Dada’, and ‘bear’, there is one word that is at the forefront of her burgeoning literary vault. ‘Cracker.’ Yes, my little […]

Continue Reading

Brands | Cookies | Dessert | Recipes | Sweets | Tutorial

Waffle Fry Shortbread Cookies

March 15, 2017
waffle fry, shortbread cookies, cookies, cookie recipe, shortbread recipe

A question I am often asked is why I named my blog ‘The Frosted Petticoat’. Well, the short answer is that I like to pair seemingly dichotomous flavors in perfect harmony. It’s like looking at a gorgeous painted petticoat from afar, only to realize that close-up it’s actually made of frosting. That’s where the whimsy […]

Continue Reading