Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that’s pretty, delicious, and easy when you use a cake mix!

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that's pretty, delicious, and easy when you use a cake mix! | Persnickety Plates

Did you have a good weekend? Yesterday was my dad’s birthday so we had a family day. It started out pouring but luckily it cleared up and we went to Belle Isle (for non-Detroiters, it’s a state park in Detroit). We visited the aquarium, conservatory, and a giant playground that Julia loved. Afterwards, we went to my parents house for some of this pineapple upside down birthday cake….

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Nutella Swirl Muffins are a simple, moist muffin with a sour cream base, swirled with Nutella. | Persnickety Plates ad

Nutella Swirl Muffins

Nutella Swirl Muffins are a simple, moist muffin with a sour cream base, swirled with Nutella – you’ll almost think you’re eating a cupcake! Plus, I’m going to tell you how I clean up after myself after a day in the kitchen. This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for…

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Lemonade Ice Cream Pie is nearly no bake (it can be if you take a shortcut with store bought crust!) and perfect for hot summer days. The tart lemonade flavor is balanced by the sweet graham cracker crust and creamy ice cream base.

Lemonade Ice Cream Pie

Lemonade Ice Cream Pie is nearly no bake (it can be if you take a shortcut with store bought crust!) and perfect for hot summer days. The tart lemonade flavor is balanced by the sweet graham cracker crust and creamy ice cream base. LEMONADE ICE CREAM PIE I first shared this recipe on Amanda’s Cookin‘….

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NY Times Chocolate Chips Cookies - practice your patience with these cookies since the dough needs to chill for at least 24 hours but they're worth the wait! | Persnickety Plates

NY Times BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

The infamous NY Times Chocolate Chips Cookies. You’ll have to practice your patience with these cookies since the dough needs to chill for at least 24 hours but they’re worth the wait!

Vegetarians can enjoy barbecues, too! This Veggie Burger with Spinach and Hummus is the perfect alternative to traditional hamburgers for your next BBQ. | Persnickety Plates

Veggie Burger with Hummus & Spinach

Vegetarians can enjoy barbecues, too! This Veggie Burger with Hummus and Spinach is the perfect alternative to traditional hamburgers for your next BBQ. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Giant Food Stores. All opinions are 100% mine. VEGGIE BURGER WITH HUMMUS & SPINACH

This red, white, and blue Patriotic Vodka Cocktail made with CH Vodka is a festive way to celebrate the Fourth of July or any day you're feeling especially patriotic. | Persnickety Plates

Patriotic Vodka Cocktail

This red, white, and blue Patriotic Vodka Cocktail made with CH Vodka is a festive way to celebrate the Fourth of July or any day you’re feeling especially patriotic. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CH Distillery. All opinions are 100% mine. PATRIOTIC VODKA COCKTAIL My brother is a bartender…

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Garlic Herb Dip has a cream cheese base filled with fresh herbs. Super easy and paired with Van's Foods Crackers makes the perfect snack for your next party. | Persnickety Plates

Garlic Herb Dip

Garlic Herb Dip starts with a cream cheese base then is filled with fresh herbs. Super easy and paired with Van’s Simply Delicious® Crackers makes the perfect snack for your next party. Thank you to Van’s Foods® for sponsoring today’s post. As always, all opinions are my own. GARLIC HERB DIP Last weekend, my brother…

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Two ingredients Raspberry Thumprint Donuts are the perfect breakfast treat. Great to make with your kids! | Persnickety Plates

Raspberry Thumbprint Donuts

Raspberry Thumbprint Donuts have only two main ingredients, plus some glaze, so they’re perfect for a quick breakfast treat.

Summer Cobb Salad is quick to throw together and full of fresh flavors to kick off your summertime eating! | Persnickety Plates ad

Summer Cobb Salad

Summer Cobb Salad is quick to throw together and full of fresh flavors to kick off your summertime eating! Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. and Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. As always, all opinions are entirely my own.

Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies are light and pillowy and melt in your mouth! At only six ingredients, they just might be your new favorite cookie! Persnickety Plates

Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies are light and pillowy and melt in your mouth! At only six ingredients, they just might be your new favorite cookie!

Super simple Arabic Potato Salad only has a few ingredients - potatoes, lemon, oil, garlic, and parsley – but is full of flavor and because there is no mayonnaise, it’s great for a picnic! | Persnickety Plates

Arabic Potato Salad

Super simple Arabic Potato Salad only has a few ingredients – potatoes, lemon, oil, garlic, and parsley – but is full of flavor and because there is no mayonnaise, it’s great for a picnic!

Homemade Lemonade with just the right amount of sweetness is the perfect, easy four-ingredient drink for your next gathering. | Persnickety Plates

Homemade Lemonade

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ColorYourSummer #CollectiveBias Homemade Lemonade with just the right amount of sweetness is the perfect, easy four-ingredient drink for your next gathering.

These Veggie Lasagna Roll-Ups are filled with spinach, zucchini, and cheeses and smothered in Classico Riserva's new Eggplant and Artichoke sauce. | Persnickety Plates

Veggie Lasagna Roll Ups

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Classico Riserva. All opinions are 100% mine. Veggie Lasagna Roll Ups are filled with spinach, zucchini, and cheeses and smothered in Classico Riserva’s new Eggplant and Artichoke sauce.

Jazz up a cake mix in this super simple Pistachio Cake that people ALWAYS ask for the recipe for. | Persnickety Plates

Pistachio Cake

Pistachio Cake starts with a cake mix so it’s super easy and always a crowd pleaser. I’ve never made this cake without being asked for the recipe! Topped with pecans and filled with delicious pistachio pudding, this cake is simple yet irresistible!

Easy Italian Chicken Meatball Subs smothered in a homemade marinara sauce and topped with provolone and mozzarella cheese! | Persnickety Plates

Italian Chicken Meatball Subs

Thank you to Aidells® for sponsoring today’s post. As always, all opinions are my own. Italian Chicken Meatball Subs made easy with Aidells® Italian Style Meatballs smothered in a homemade marinara sauce and topped with provolone and mozzarella cheese! These meatball subs couldn’t be much easier but they sure are a crowd pleaser. Take a…

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