Rack of Lamb

Why have I not been serving rack of lamb to guests all these years? It’s SO simple to make and is so impressive. I hilariously came up with this dish for my Jurassic Park dinner party. My dad suggested rack of lamb for the main course because of the bones. It’s the perfect dinner for…

Bananas Foster Milkshakes

Bananas foster was invented by Brennen’s in New Orleans and just so happens to be my favorite non-chocolate dessert. I love bananas foster so much that it inspired my famous Bananas Foster Layer Cake. Now I give you a fun twist on classic New Orleans dessert: Bananas Foster Milkshakes! Bananas foster involves cooking bananas in…

Heart French Toast

The perfect breakfast for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and more! I really love French toast and this dish put a smile on my face. Cute little cinnamon-y French toast, sugared strawberries, whipped cream, and maple syrup. What’s not to love?  I would have never thought to blog this if the most gorgeous artisan milk bread loaf…

Four Corner Fudge

This is the Christmas life-hack every baker needs. I’ve been doing this trick for ages but I’ve never blogged about it so I thought tonight was the night! Make my favorite 3-ingredient fudge (which literally takes five minutes to make!), then pick four different toppings (or leave one corner plain, which I prefer). Such a…

Chocolate Eggnog Martini

You forget how amazing an eggnog martini can be! This easy-to-make martini is festive without being too heavy. This creamy drink uses eggnog, Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur, Disaronno amaretto, and vanilla vodka. So easy and so delicious! Chocolate Eggnog Martini 2 oz eggnog 1 oz Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur 1 oz Disaronno amaretto 1/2 oz…

Eggnog Muffins

Have a holly, jolly Christmas with these fluffy eggnog muffins. With a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg, these  super soft muffins are perfectly spiced for the holidays. I baked these this morning and they’re absolutely delicious. I popped some in the freezer to pull out Christmas Eve for brunch on Christmas Day. These take no…

Must-Bake Christmas Cookies

Looking for awesome recipes for your Christmas cookie plate? You’ve come to the right place! Here are twelve must-bake Christmas cookies. Christmasdoodles I’m obsessed with these cookies. They last a long time, they’re easy to make, they’re super soft, and they taste like holiday joy. Get the recipe here. Fiori di Sicilia Sugar Cookies The…

Chocolate Cinnamon Cake

This is one of those cakes that I’ve baked many times and have never published on The Rose Table. Why? I’m not sure! I baked these as cupcakes for my cookbook a couple of years ago and everyone raved about them and I thought, I need to blog this! Better late than never, right? This recipe…

Olive Wreath

Who says you have to know how to cook to serve a killer holiday appetizer? This festive appetizer is perfect for a holiday party and it only takes about five minutes to make! For this particular wreath, I used about 1 cup of mixed Greek olives, plus an additional 1/3 cup of Kalamata olives, 1/4…