Holiday Gift Guide 2021

I haven’t done a gift guide in several years but there’s so many things I have to recommend this year! Here is the official Rose Table Holiday Gift Guide 2021. For Disney Lovers Williams-Sonoma has an AWESOME Disney collection. My personal favorites include the Mickey Mouse ice mold (see my Mickey Mouse old fashioned here)…

Maple Walnut Rocky Road

This is an updated version of my classic Rocky Road. This recipe uses about a half batch of my homemade maple marshmallows and wow, is this candy good! The maple marshmallows melt in your mouth. They really elevate rocky road! This no-bake treat would be a wonderful addition to a Christmas cookie plate. (And who…

Sausage Medallion Pasta

I have made this pasta a thousand times. Back when I was twenty and twenty-two, I didn’t have much of a budget for entertaining but still wanted to have my friends over for dinner so I almost always made pasta because it’s an inexpensive way to feed people. Nine out of ten times, I made…

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…

Holiday at the Arboretum

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” One of my favorite holiday events of the year is Holiday at the Arboretum, the annual festival held November 10-December 31st at Dallas Arboretum. Over a million lights twinkle throughout the festival, which is sponsored by Reliant Energy. There’s so much to do and see; it’s no…

Maple Leaf Cocktail

Looking for the perfect fall cocktail? Here you go! This easy cocktail is a little sweet and a little sour. Maple is one of my favorite fall flavors and this cocktail has it in spades. This would be the perfect cocktail to serve on Thanksgiving! I used Still Austin limited edition cask strength bourbon for…

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

My love of Greek food knows no bounds. This is a simple soup packed with delicious lemon flavor. It’s super lemony so of course I love it. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors! This is the perfect, bright dish to warm up with on a dreary night. It’s been a cold and rainy week…

Roasted Baby Potatoes

Sometimes you just want a simple roasted potato with dinner! Here’s how to roast baby Dutch potatoes. It’s very simple to do: just toss halved potatoes with olive oil, sea salt, and freshly cracked black pepper, then pour on a hot baking sheet and roast until nice and golden. One trick I have for roasting…

Lemon Skillet Chicken

This is an exciting day on The Rose Table! I am finally publishing my Lemon Skillet Chicken recipe. My mom taught me how to make this when I was a teenager. It’s the first chicken dinner I ever learned how to cook in my college apartment! This was literally the main way I cooked chicken…