How to Roast Butternut Squash

In an effort to bring you more basics, here’s how to roast butternut squash! Butternut squash is one of my favorite fall veggies. If it’s on a menu, I’ll order it. I love it on its own, in chilled pasta, on toast with a bit of ricotta for a fall crostini, and even in salad…

How to Dress for Fall if You Live Somewhere Warm

I may not be a fashion blogger but I cannot take one more southern influencer posting photos of themselves in chunky sweaters and jeans tucked into knee-boots when it’s 95 degrees so I decided to write an article about how to dress for fall if you live somewhere warm.  Switch to autumnal colors You don’t…

Maple Cookies

Looking for the perfect fall cookie? You found it! This is the king of all maple cookie recipes. I am absolutely delighted to share this recipe with you. It’s the perfect fall cookie! My dad, the official Maple Quality Control Officer here at The Rose Table, exclaimed, “Woah!” when he took a bite.  You will…

Pumpkin Pasties

Harry Potter lovers, rejoice! I’ve got sweet and savory pumpkin pasties for you today. My friend Julie of Live Love Local Blog invited me over for a fall kick-off dinner last night and served the most amazing pumpkin pasties from Harry Potter. She served savory pumpkin pasties for an appetizer and sweet for dessert. Julie…

Mini Cheesecakes

This is the perfect summer dessert! Baked at just 275 degrees for 20 minutes, these mini cheesecakes won’t heat up the house. I love to make these topped with whipped cream and juicy summer berries. One easy thing about this recipe is that the crust is a Nilla Wafer. You heard me! What a life…

Blueberry Hand Pies

What screams summer more than mini blueberry hand pies?! These would be perfect for a picnic or to take out on a boat, but they’re also amazing warm from the oven served with vanilla ice cream. They’re also perfect for the 4th of July! I’m sure you guys were expecting some sort of epic blueberry…

Bacon Blue Cheese Sliders

Up your slider game with creamy blue cheese and crispy thick-cut bacon! Add tomato slices and you’ve got a “red white and blue cheese” slider! I’m a purist when it comes to burgers. I believe the best burger involves high quality meat, a bit of salt, and epic toppings. I used Ashcraft beef I picked…

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…

“Hello, Brother” Bourbon Cocktail

A hauntingly good bourbon cocktail inspired by Damon Salvatore I have two loves of my life: my beloved horse Prince and Ian Somerhalder. I was devastated when he was killed off on Lost and couldn’t wait to tune in to his new vampire series on the CW back in 2009. I loved vampire lore long…