The Best Cream Cheese Frosting

If there’s one thing I’m really proud of, it’s my cream cheese frosting. I get so many compliments on it! I’ve lost track of how many people have told me this is the best cream cheese frosting they’ve ever had. While it existed already on therosetable.com, I decided to give it its due credit with…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

It took me fifteen+ years but I’ve finally perfected red velvet cupcakes. This is definitively the best red velvet cupcake recipe. These cupcakes are super soft, vibrantly red, and stay fresh for days and days. This recipe is very easy to make and the cupcakes bake up beautifully. The secret ingredient? A bit of cornstarch…

Vanilla Bean Cream Scones

If you’ve never had cream scones, you’re in for a treat. They have the most amazing texture; they’re super soft (unlike the hard, crumbly scones found in so many coffee shops) with a nice crunch on top from a dusting of granulated sugar before they pop in the oven.  This is a one bowl recipe…

How to Make a Salami Rose

Want to up your cheese board game? Wondering I made the gorgeous salami rose seen on this cheese board? You’ve come to the right place! I was very intimidated to try this trick but let me tell you: it literally takes less than two minutes to make a stunning salami roses and impress your guests! …

Tomato and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

I really couldn’t count how many times I’ve made my tomato and goat cheese bruschetta. It appeared in my first ever party post but I’ve never published a separate recipe article about it until now! This is really one of my go-to entertaining hacks. It’s such an easy and impressive appetizer! Buy a loaf of…

Simple Summer Salad

This simple summer salad is the perfect side dish in the summertime to showcase those juicy garden fresh tomatoes! Make this all summer long when you have an abundance of tomatoes and fresh dill. (It’s also perfectly delicious with fresh basil, Italian parsley, or oregano.) I couldn’t even count how many times I’ve made this….

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Don’t you just love a brownie mix hack? Photos don’t even do these gorgeous brownies justice. A cheesecake layer is swirled with brownie mix and puréed raspberries for a delicious chocolate treat bursting with berry goodness.  Mix brownie mix according to package directions, reserve 1/4 cup of batter, and pour the rest in baking pan….

Savory Cherry Sauce

Looking for a quick sauce that’s sure to impress your guests? You found it! This sauce only takes about fifteen minutes to make and is perfect for the summer season. Sauté garlic in olive oil, add cherries and balsamic vinegar, let it reduce, then stir in fresh rosemary. Your house will smell positively divine!  I…

Mixed Seafood Pasta

I love an easy seafood pasta in the summer! This one showcases summer flavors with an abundance of fresh garden tomatoes, basil, and oregano plus a bit of garlic and wine for the sauce. So simple! For the seafood, I used Harvest of the Sea, a seafood medley which includes Asian shrimp, Indian-wild-caught calamari, Argentine…