Cold Weather Recipes

If it’s freezing outside and you want cozy food, you’ve come to the right place! Here are some of my favorite cold weather recipes. Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Nothing warms you up quite like a nice pot of gumbo. This makes easily 6-8 large bowls and a silky smooth texture with that fabulous cajun flavor….

Hungarian Chicken

This recipe is fantastic. Perfectly cooked chicken thighs are swimming in a crazy flavorful sauce that goes so well with homemade spätzle. My mom took one bite and said, “I could eat this as Christmas dinner.” Is there a higher compliment for food? You start by browning seasoning chicken thighs, then sautéing onions and garlic…

Beef Stew

I know I’ve said this a million times, but I really am just a simple Irish lass at heart. I could eat a hearty potato dish pretty much every night of the week. I got the most incredible beef from Organic 5-2 Farms and was inspired to make a traditional beef stew, with direction from…

The Rose Table’s French Onion Soup

“The best french onion soup I’ve ever eaten.” – My dad It’s finally happened. I’ve finally perfected French onion soup and it only took me nine years! I have my mom and leftovers to thank. My mom’s suggestion of a teaspoon of sugar caramelized the onions so perfectly and my open bottle of champagne in…

Beef Ragout

Is there anything more comforting than a hearty beef stew? I’ve been tweaking this recipe for months to bring you the most delicious beef ragout for Disney Dinners: Beauty and the Beast. This is a great dinner party recipe because it cooks for hours so you can do all of the work in the afternoon…

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

A silky smooth gumbo that can be made days in advance! This is one of the best dishes on therosetable.com, hands down. I make this every month when it’s cold outside and it always turns out perfect. I like to keep bags of chopped sausage and chicken in my freezer specifically for gumbo (and yes,…

Lamb Meatballs

My regular readers know that Greek food is my absolute favorite. I’ve been making these lamb meatballs since I was a teenager. I can’t believe I’ve never posted this recipe before! I serve lamb meatballs all sorts of ways: with tapas, in gyros, on pasta, and in salads. The key here is fresh mint, fresh…

Heirloom Bolognese Sauce

Today is a very exciting day. The Rose Table is one year old! I can hardly believe that it’s been a whole year already, but I thought we should celebrate! I’ve decided to share an heirloom family recipe with you for bolognese sauce. Note: this article has been updated with new photos My grandmother started…

Buzz’s Pot Roast

This post was updated 1/10/21 with new photos. If you read my bio, you know my love of cooking started early when my mom would let me “help” her in the kitchen and explain what she was doing as she went. I couldn’t even begin to count how many afternoons I spent doing homework at…