Mint Greek Frappé

What a delightful afternoon pick me up! I’ve shaken up my Greek Frappé with mint simple syrup that I had leftover in the fridge from making Mint Juleps. I love the subtle addition of mint here. This tastes like a Starbucks drink for a fraction of the price! It’s so easy to make too. You…

Lavender Dalgona (Whipped) Coffee

I adore lavender coffee. I feel like I’ve sampled every lavender latte Dallas has to offer. I keep homemade lavender sugar in my pantry and it made the most amazing dalgona coffee! What is dalgona coffee? It’s a whipped coffee drink layered over milk with a 1:1:1 ratio (one part coffee, one part sugar, one…

Luke Skywalker’s Green Milk

“In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi I was raised on Star Wars. My mom is the biggest Star Wars fan. She saw Episode IV in theaters on opening night and was that person who went into the office on Monday insisting that everyone go see it. I don’t even remember…

Greek Frappe

Whipped coffee is all the rage right now but the Greeks have been doing it long before it was trendy. Here’s how to make a Greek Frappe. Note: if you don’t have a frother, you can shake the first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker until thick and creamy, then transfer to a glass and…

The Smolder

A sexy cocktail inspired by the one and only Flynn Rider Don’t you love a cocktail that doesn’t involve dirtying any dishes except the pitcher you store it in? This is literally four ingredients stirred together with a garnish. That’s it! This recipe’s proportions make it really easy to scale up and down. You could make a whole…

Royal Champagne

A lemon champagne cocktail with liquid gold *Sponsored by Barnabas Blattgold* A bit of a twist on a French 75 (one of my favorite cocktails!), this festive drink has actual gold flakes in the drink. How? Barnabas Blattgold Edible Gold Flakes for Drinks! (Available on Amazon.) Simple funnel champagne into the bottle of gold leaf,…

Mixed Berry Iced Tea

A refreshing, fruity drink One of the most popular recipes on The Rose Table is my Blueberry Mint Iced Tea. This is a new version of that fan-favorite: half raspberries, half blueberries, lemon, and a sprig of lavender for garnish. Totally thirst-quenching! This recipe starts with a homemade mixed berry simple syrup. You heat berries…

Foolish Mortal Cocktail

An easy three-ingredient cocktail with spooky smoke I am so proud of this cocktail. I wanted a bright green drink for Disney Dinners: Haunted Mansion  and was thrilled to discover how easy and delicious the simple combo of pineapple, Midori, and elderflower liquor is. I had St. Germain leftover from my Midsummer Night’s Dream party and…

How to Safely Use Dry Ice in Drinks

Dry ice without a doubt causes the coolest cocktails. At negative 109 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s extreme cold temperatures can make it dangerous if you don’t know how to handle it. I was always terrified of using dry ice but I did a ton of research before my Haunted Mansion-themed Halloween party and now can confidently…

Cherr-ity Bourbon Punch

A delicious cherry orange bourbon punch Looking for a punch you can serve again and again? This punch is a crowd pleaser! I made this for happy hour at my parents’ lake house with my girlfriends and everyone loved it. This is super simple to make. No tricks here: just pour everything in a large pitcher or…

Lavender Latte

I want to be one of those food blogger who plans out photo shoots but I’m not. I made this heavenly latte this morning, snapped a couple of pics in the garden, and came straight in to write up the recipe for you! I’ve been having such a lavender moment. Once you invest $10 in…

Popsicle Champagne

A summer dessert that’s as easy as it sounds! I don’t know about you, but I don’t like to turn on my oven when it’s over 90 degrees so I get really creative with dessert all summer: minted fruits, strawberries and cream, homemade ice cream, banana splits, milkshakes, etc. After a meal that filling, I figured…