Picking Blueberries at Blase Family Farm

I am officially in love with Blase Family Farm. I pick blueberries all the time out in east Texas (which of course was the inspiration for my Blueberry Hill Surprise!) but this was my first time at beautiful Blase Family Farm in Rockwall, TX about twenty minutes east of Dallas. Blase impresses from the minute…

Squash Blossom Pizza

Pizza bianca with fresh squash blossoms I just adore squash blossom season. It’s truly one of the joys of the summer garden. Squash blossoms are one of the biggest perks of growing your own food! I promptly celebrated the first squash and zucchini blossoms of the season with a delicious pizza inspired by a dish…

Pineapple Bread

Looking for a tropical vacation in your kitchen? This pineapple bread will make you feel like you’re on island time! If you know me, you know that I loathe dry baked goods. Cannot stand them. I’m delighted to report that this pineapple bread is super moist with a wonderful tropical flavor. It’s an easy recipe…

Happy Hour on the Beach

The time has finally come: my first picnic on our new beach at the lake house. We have dreamed about having a beach out at Blueberry Hill for at least a decade! I’ve been saving my 2017 Ignis from Kuhlman Cellars for a special occasion. It seemed fitting to toast the beach with a really…

Alluvé by the Fire

Happy Wine Wednesday, Rosies! It was freezing cold in Dallas last week. We had several inches of snow on the ground for days and days. I stayed in watching movies with my Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Henry warming my lap. I made a big pot of gumbo and chocolate banana bread and curled up by…

Lemon Lakeside Picnic

I met some friends at The Harbor Rockwall today for a lemon lakeside picnic. Did you Texas has a major lake scene? In the summertime, The Harbor is bustling with boats and outdoor concerts but in the winter, I still love sitting by the sparkling blue water with a view of the lighthouse. I couldn’t…

The Most Magical Happy Hour on Earth

Every Disney lover knows that everything tastes better shaped like Mickey Mouse, so it’s no wonder I’m obsessed with my new custom-made Mickey Mouse serving bowl. Last summer my friend Irene and I went to a fabulous event at the Dallas Arboretum that featured tons of local artists. It was there we first saw Marbleized…

Authentic Italian Cappuccino

Did you know that you can make an authentic Italian cappuccino with a French press? In less than sixty seconds, you can have steamy, luscious foam for a homemade cappuccino. How do I know this? I’ve never mentioned this on The Rose Table before but in my free time I love to watch beauty videos…

Trying Out Sous Vide Cooking

This post was sponsored by Anova as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. ‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining and I’ve got a hot tip for you: sous vide cooking for less stress! When Anova, makers of the #1 sous vide cooker, asked me…