June 8, 2016

Funfettini Birthday Cake Martini + TSP’s Favorite Glassware Birthday GIVEAWAY!

Instead of baking a cake, shake up a round of Funfettini Birthday Cake Martinis to celebrate any birthday in style! This delicious twist on a birthday cake shot is made with vodka, hazelnut liquor, creme de cocoa, lemon juice and club soda. The rainbow nonpareils garnish takes this drink from regular cake to funfetti goodness. Funfettinis make the perfect dessert cocktail for any sort of revelry, including The Speckled Palate's Fifth Birthday!
Instead of baking a cake, shake up a round of Funfettini Birthday Cake Martinis to celebrate any birthday in style! This delicious twist on a birthday cake shot is made with vodka, hazelnut liquor, creme de cocoa, lemon juice and club soda. The rainbow nonpareils garnish takes this drink from regular cake to funfetti goodness. Funfettinis make the perfect dessert cocktail for any sort of revelry, including The Speckled Palate's Fifth Birthday!

June 6, 2016

The NEW TSP and the 2016 Reader Survey

The New The Speckled Palate! (2016)
Today is a BIG DAY! The Speckled Palate's newly redesigned logo and website launch today... and we're kicking off TSP's FIFTH Birthday Week with the unveiling of our new look, as well as the 2016 Reader Survey. I want to know what y'all are looking forward to in The Speckled Palate's fifth year of blogging, what you want to see more of, what you'd like to see less of, what you think of the new design and more!

June 1, 2016

Happy birthday, The Speckled Palate!

Hip hip hooray! The Speckled Palate is FIVE YEARS OLD! It is hard to believe that The Speckled Palate launched so many years ago. This little food blog has had its ups and downs, but through everything, it has been a fun creative outlet that I still adore to this day! Swing by today to learn about the state of The Speckled Palate, as well as learn about a change that will be put in place this coming weekend! You don't want to miss it!
Hip hip hooray! The Speckled Palate is FIVE YEARS OLD! It is hard to believe that The Speckled Palate launched so many years ago. This little food blog has had its ups and downs, but through everything, it has been a fun creative outlet that I still adore to this day! Swing by today to learn about the state of The Speckled Palate, as well as learn about a change that will be put in place this coming weekend!...

May 31, 2016

Cotija Corn Avocado TRISCUIT Crackers

Cotija Corn Avocado TRISCUIT Crackers -- CotijaCornOcadoScuits -- are the perfect summertime appetizer! Corn is boiled in its husk, then grilled for a lovely char. An avocado is sliced. Cotija cheese is crumbled. TRISCUIT Original Crackers are topped with an avocado slice, the corn kernels and the cotija before being devoured. This savory, slightly salty appetizer makes a tasty vegetarian starter for any crowd this season! #ad #TRISCUITSummer
Cotija Corn Avocado TRISCUIT Crackers -- CotijaCornOcadoScuits -- are the perfect summertime appetizer! Corn is boiled in its husk, then grilled for a lovely char. An avocado is sliced. Cotija cheese is crumbled. TRISCUIT Original Crackers are topped with an avocado slice, the corn kernels and the cotija before being devoured. This savory, slightly salty appetizer makes a tasty vegetarian starter for any crowd this season! #ad #TRISCUITSummer

May 26, 2016

Behind the Blog: Social Media Tips

Learn a little more about Erin Parker, the blogger behind The Speckled Palate, as well as more about her blog in this year-long Behind The Blog Series!
Learn a little more about The Speckled Palate in this year-long Behind The Blog Series! For the month of May, we are discussing social media. I am sharing my favorite social media platforms, as well as tips and tricks for them. I also share my favorite social media tools that help me stay active on multiple channels!

May 25, 2016

Blackberry Gin Slush

Cool off with a Blackberry Gin Slush this summer! This cocktail mixes frozen blackberries with ginger ale, mint and gin and makes a delightful, chilled creation that's hard to stop sipping.
Cool off with a Blackberry Gin Slush during the warm months this summer! This cocktail mixes frozen blackberries with ginger ale, mint and gin and makes a delightful, chilled creation that's hard to stop sipping. Blended in the mixer, Blackberry Gin Slushes are perfect for entertaining because it is easy to make large batches of them. Partygoers and friends will adore this slightly sweet, slightly tart seasonal cocktail that sings of the summer.