Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2019

Strawberry White Hot Chocolate

Keep warm this winter with a mug of creamy Strawberry White Hot Chocolate! This twist on a classic hot cocoa calls for just four ingredients and gets its sweetness from strawberries and white chocolate chips. Top mugs of foamy strawberry hot chocolate with marshmallows, strawberries and extra white chocolate chips and enjoy. Whether you're serving Strawberry White Hot Chocolate for Valentine's Day or a snow day, it's perfect for young and old!

January 21, 2019

Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum

A woman holds a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum with both hands
Curl up with a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum this winter. Traditional Hot Buttered Rum is given a facelift with pomegranate, thanks to homemade pomegranate rum and pomegranate juice. This mixed drink starts with a combination of softened butter, dark brown sugar and spices, then add boiling water, infused rum, pomegranate juice and a little maple! Perfect for a crowd or individual, this Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum is the ultimate cozy drink.

November 29, 2018

All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies

Decorated All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies are laid out on parchment paper to dry after icing and decorating
Soft sugar cookies are the best thing to make for any holiday celebration. These traditional Southern Tea Cakes are the perfect not-too-sweet-but-so-delicious cookies. The lightly sweetened dough puffs up in the oven and holds its shape beautifully, so these cookies are perfect to pair with sweet Easy Sugar Cookie Icing. Whether you're hosting a cookie decorating party or baking for July 4th, All-Butter Tea Cake Cookies are a family favorite.

June 25, 2018

Mini White Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cakes (Instant Pot Cake)

Overhead image of Mini White Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cakes (Instant Pot Cake), garnished with white chocolate drizzles and maraschino cherries, with the Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook for Two on a white and pink striped surface
Sweet and simple, Mini White Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cakes (Instant Pot Cake) make a perfect sweet to enjoy with a cup of afternoon tea. While these Bundt cakes are considerably denser than an oven-baked cake because they were steamed, they are equally delicious. The cake highlights a blend of simple vanilla, almond and white chocolate flavors with an added pop from juicy maraschino cherries. At-home date night dessert couldn't be easier!

February 9, 2018

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan: Week 43

Dinner Divas Weekly Meal Plan 43 at The Speckled Palate
Looking for some food inspiration for next week's menu? Look no farther than the Dinner Divas weekly meal plan, a comprehensive plan that includes FIVE dinners and two extras, be they drinks, desserts, sides, etc. This eclectic meal plan, which includes relatively healthy dishes that won't take all day to cook, is meant to help busy cooks plan for the week ahead! We hope this meal plan provides great ideas and delicious dishes for your family.

February 7, 2018

Orange Raspberry Shortbread Cookies

Horizontal image of Orange Raspberry Shortbread Cookies stacked on a white serving platter
Orange Raspberry Shortbread Cookies are the perfect way to show someone you care! Homemade shortbread is sweetened with raspberry preserves and gets a little zing from orange zest. After baking, dip the cookies in chocolate ganache and sprinkle with orange zest. Whether they're made for Valentine's Day, Easter, a baby or bridal shower, or any occasion in between, these Orange Raspberry Shortbread Cookies make a lovely not-too-sweet dessert!