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…

“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…

Maple Marshmallows

Melt-in-your-mouth maple goodness There used to be a restaurant in Fort Worth that served tabletop s’mores with house-made maple marshmallows and it was just about the most magical way to end a meal. Whether you use these in hot chocolate/hot cocoa, for s’mores, for baking, or for marshmallow pops, this is an absolutely delicious way…

Halloween Swirl Brownies

These are just about the prettiest brownies I ever did make! In an effort to bring you more beginner recipes, here is a dessert teenage me baked all the time: cheesecake swirl brownies using brownie mix. (Ghirardelli is my brownie mix of choice but you can use whatever you like!) These are so easy to make. Just…

Caramel Apple Layer Cake

I adore apple season. I almost exclusively eat apples in the fall when they’re at their very best. I combined my favorite apple cake recipe with my favorite caramel frosting and drizzle (you might recognize it from my Bananas Foster Cake) for the most magical fall cake. It tastes even more magical than it looks!…

Apple Season Salad

It’s apple season, baby! I’ve got a delicious salad recipe for you today that celebrates fall flavors with thinly sliced apples, pomegranate seeds, and a delicious apple cider vinaigrette. UPDATE: I’m so delighted at how many of you tag me in Thanksgiving photos last year because you made this salad! It’s perfect for Thanksgiving but…