Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival 2019

Last year I wrote, “I have decided that the epitome of happiness is an ice cream cone in your left hand, a glass of wine in your right hand, and live jazz during cherry blossom season at The Dallas Arboretum” and I said the exact same thing to my friend Matt this year, as we…

Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns

An easy menu inspired by English tea and served in a colorful London park setting “Everything is possible. Even the impossible.” – Mary Poppins I couldn’t even tell you how many times I watched Mary Poppins growing up. Rather than remaking the classic, Disney continued the story in 2018 with a brand new film starring…

Tea Sandwich Flight

Looking for tea inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! I served four easy mini sandwiches as a tea sandwich flight at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns as a nod to all the flying in the film. I’ve always wanted to do a tea sandwich flight after experiencing one at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise…

Blueberry Mint Iced Tea

A refreshing afternoon drink for spring and summer Wow, this is good. This also happens to be the first iced tea recipe to ever appear on The Rose Table! I served this thirst-quenching drink at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns because I wanted a whimsical iced tea that would fit the spring park setting. The…

Lemon Lavender Buttermilk Scones

Scones are so quintessentially British, aren’t they? So of course I had to serve some at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns! I already had four variations of this buttermilk scone here on The Rose Table but came up with a brand new one for this tea.  I chose lavender to represent Mary Poppins, who is…

Mini Mary Poppins Hats

Looking for a whimsical dessert inspired by Mary Poppins Returns? You’ve come to the right place! This dessert is practically perfect in every way. The Rose Table Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns is sponsored by Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, out on Digital March 12 and blu-ray March 19, 2019. This dessert was not only inspired by the…

Be Mango Kumana Chicken

An easy, flavorful weeknight chicken dish  This dish comes together crazy fast. Twenty minutes, tops. (Just make sure you pull your chicken out of the fridge sooner. Never cook cold meat straight from the fridge.) It’s bursting with juicy mango flavor, a bit of heat from the Kumana sauce, and the freshness that comes from…

Loaded Greek Hummus

Feta cheese hummus loaded with Greek classics Homemade hummus is so nice to have on hand. It’s a healthy treat that’s so fun to customize. Avid readers of The Rose Table know how obsessed I am with Greek food. I combined two favorites and came up with loaded Greek hummus! These are truly some of…

Blueberry French Toast

Brioche french toast smothered with warm blueberry sauce and served with lemon whipped cream French toast is such a fun Sunday treat to me but I have a rule: I never both unless I have brioche. I’m a brioche french toast kind of girl. It takes just a few minutes to make but I just…

Mardi Gras Game Night

Gumbo, hurricanes, and king cake cupcakes served in a colorful dining room I’ve always wanted to throw a Mardi Gras-themed party! I invited my friends over for a causal game night and because I just couldn’t resist, I turned into a little Mardi Gras dinner. I served my favorite chicken and sausage gumbo and hurricanes before…

Hurricanes

A classic New Orleans cocktail that’s perfect for Mardi Gras! Several years ago I had the most delicious hurricane at Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop in New Orleans. Lafitte’s is the oldest bar in the United States, having served pirates in the 1700s, and makes a mean hurricane today. I wrote about that trip and noted Lafitte’s…

King Cake Cupcakes

Cinnamon cupcakes filled with cinnamon whipped cream cheese and vanilla cream cheese frosting I don’t want to oversell these, but they are the best cupcakes I’ve ever made. They’re so moist and the filling is incredible. I used a melon baller to scoop the center out of these beauties and then filled them with the…