Chocolate Peppermint Pie

This is without a doubt one of the best desserts I’ve ever made and y’all know I would never kid about such a thing. I’m a total dessert snob too so when I say this is amazing, I mean it’s amazing. It’s so thick and luscious and creamy, with a cool peppermint flavor that doesn’t…

Tortilla Roll Up Christmas Tree

Something cute and easy for Christmas! This is a great recipe for beginner cooks. I used green spinach tortilla roll ups arranged in a Christmas tree shape for a cheerful holiday appetizer. The filling is delicious! How can you go wrong with bacon and cream cheese? I used fresh herbs from my garden, Kalamata olives,…

Candy Cane Caprese

This is my an adorable holiday version of my favorite caprese salad, which is one of the recipes featured in my The Rose Table cookbook. This would be perfect for Christmas dinner, a holiday party, or even just a festive lunch. You want to tomatoes that are roughly the same width as the mozzarella you…

Cranberry Baked Brie

Looking for a fast holiday appetizer? You’ve come to the right place! This is the perfect use for leftover cranberry sauce. This tasty starter is just THREE ingredients and is sure to impress. This recipe is similar to my Cranberry Brie Bites but instead of individual appetizers, this is one large wheel of brie baked…

King Cake French Toast

Looking for a fun breakfast idea for the Mardi Gras season? You’ve come to the right place! I love King Cake, I love French toast, and I love an excuse to involve sprinkles before noon so I thought, why not come up with a King Cake French Toast. After all, my Brioche French Toast is…

12 Must-Bake Christmas Cookies

Looking for awesome recipes for your Christmas cookie plate? You’ve come to the right place! Here are twelve must-bake Christmas cookies. Fiori di Sicilia Sugar Cookies The sugar cookie to end all sugar cookies! This delightful orange-vanilla treat is as fun to decorate as it is delicious. They’re super soft and “fancy” tasting, according to…

Dark Chocolate Bûche de Noël

‘Tis the season for an impressive Christmas classic! Is anyone else in the mood for a yule log? If you’ve never heard of it, a Bûche de Noël is a cake roll decorated to look like a log. A classic Bûche de Noël is vanilla sponge or genoise with chocolate buttercream, but the sky’s the limit…

Disney Dinners: Snow White

A German menu served in an enchanted forest A Snow White-themed dinner party could go so many different ways. Many of my friends lobbied for this Disney Dinner to be a spring party, due to the flowers and woodland creatures. I originally wanted to have it in October because of the poison apple angle but…

A Whole New World Cocktail

A delightful pomegranate champagne cocktail This is such a drinkable cocktail! I came up with this for Disney Dinners: Aladdin and was so pleased my guests’ reaction. It’s such a pretty drink with pomegranate arils bouncing around from the champagne bubbles and it’s actually fairly good for you! Pomegranate juice, lime juice, and ginger are all…