Lavender Simple Syrup

I’m such a lavender person. I like it in baked goods, in drinks, as bubble bath and shower gel, as candles…the list goes on. This lavender simple syrup takes five minutes to make and is delicious in coffee, cocktails, and even brushed onto cake layers. Here, you just heat sugar and water and lavender buds…

Simple Summer Squash Pasta

There’s just something about summer squash! This is a quick, easy pasta recipe with a simple cream sauce, a bit of Pecorino, fresh basil, and beautiful summer squash. I’ve been growing squash in my raised bed garden this summer but even if you don’t grow your own, squash is so delicious (and cheap!) this time…

Lavender Julep

It’s a rare day that I post a recipe the same day that I made something but I’m sitting here drinking this lavender julep and I just had to share the recipe with you ASAP. I’m a bourbon girl, what can I say? There’s little I love more than a frosty julep glass and a…

Sea Witch Cupcakes

“Poor unfortunate souls” Could this be a prettier cupcake? Pale purple, almost gray, vanilla cupcakes the shade of Ursula’s skin get an inky pudding center and are beautifully finished with a swirled vanilla frosting in shades of the sea. These will delight any Disney lover looking for a whimsical dessert! This really only takes half…

Spanakopita

If there has ever been a most-requested recipe on The Rose Table, this is it. It was in the background of my Village Salad photos and I’ve been bombarded with messages ever since asking me to post “that Greek pie.” Spanakopita is a spinach and feta pie with layers and layers of crispy phyllo. You…

Squash Blossom Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is amazing. It has fresh summer tomatoes, creamy feta cheese, and loads of fresh basil. It’s lemony with a bit of crunch from pine nuts and fresh cucumber. It’s perfect with grilled chicken in the summertime! If you’re here for a pasta salad but don’t have squash blossoms, make it without! If you’re…

Mickey Mouse Rice Krispy Treats

Missing Disneyland? Want to add Disney magic to your day? You’ve come to the right place to take a mini culinary vacation to the park! These are hands down the most delicious Mickey Mouse Rice Krispy Treats you will ever have. I wish I had taken a photo of the inside so you can see…

The Best Southern Tomato Pie

Is this not the most delicious looking savory pie you’ve EVER seen? It’s topped with real southern pimento cheese for Pete’s sake. Make this in the summertime when you have really gorgeous tomatoes. My friend JC of JCP Eats posted this recipe and I thought it was so mouth-watering, I asked him to let me share…

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

Quite possibly my favorite thing in the world is a deep, dark chocolate chocolate chip muffin. I always treat myself to one on vacation, which is why this recipe is part of my Vacation at Home series. There’s just something about a rich muffin with melty chocolate chips that makes any day instantly special. One…