The Best Beef Queso

My friend Jason makes the best queso I’ve ever had. Trust me, I’m Texan. Just look at it. Don’t you want to jump in and swim around?! He was kind enough to share his recipe with me so I could share it with all of you! It’s beefy, it’s cheesy, and it’s easy to make….

Cold Weather Recipes

If it’s freezing outside and you want cozy food, you’ve come to the right place! Here are some of my favorite cold weather recipes. Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Nothing warms you up quite like a nice pot of gumbo. This makes easily 6-8 large bowls and a silky smooth texture with that fabulous cajun flavor….

Best Ever Cheese Fondue

I don’t want to oversell it, but this is the best fondue recipe ever. I’m a huge fan of fondue. Honestly it’s probably one of the first things I learned how to cook! I had many fondue parties in college even. I’ve been to countless fondue restaurants and I’ve made so many different dishes but…

Mama Rose Table’s Lasagna

The best lasagna recipe ever You know how most of my recipes are super simple and dirty as few of dishes as possible? This is not one of those recipes. In fact, I take absolutely zero credit for this recipe. My mom, who is a wonderful cook, makes the best lasagna in the world. Seriously. It’s so…

Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s something so comforting about chicken noodle soup. It’s a classic for a reason. This is a bowl o’ health: celery, carrots, onion, garlic, herbs, and chicken, oh my! It’s a huge pet peeve of mine when chicken noodle soup has too few of noodles. You can see my recipe does not have such a…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

What’s more cozy than muffins rising in the oven? I’m a bit of a muffin snob and damn, these are good muffins. They’re moist, they’re peppered with mini chocolate chips, and they’re so, so soft. I also think they’re the perfect size! Monster, bakery-style muffins are quite in fashion right now but I much prefer…

Provençal Ratatouille

Today for Travel Tuesday we’re heading to France. Disney made a particularly artsy version of ratatouille famous but the original dish is much more rustic. Ratatouille originated in Provence, specifically in Nice, and is much more like a stew than the famous dish Americans recognize. Ratatouille is very simple to make and could not be…

Hungarian Chicken

This recipe is fantastic. Perfectly cooked chicken thighs are swimming in a crazy flavorful sauce that goes so well with homemade spätzle. My mom took one bite and said, “I could eat this as Christmas dinner.” Is there a higher compliment for food? You start by browning seasoning chicken thighs, then sautéing onions and garlic…

Cheese Sauce

One of the most popular recipes on The Rose Table! This is the perfect cheese sauce for dipping pretzels, bread, or even drizzling over tortillas for nachos! My dear friend Candy sent me a box of fresh pretzels from the east coast – an Oktoberfest surprise, she said – and I just had to make…