Thanks again to Chef Busy Bee for sharing another wonderful recipe with us this week! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, her recipe is also something to keep in mind if you’re looking for a lovely homemade gift.
Here’s a wonderful recipe for molten lava cakes from my friend, Busy Bee. Her recipe is unbelievably easy to make and so delicious, you’ve just got to try it yourself. As you’ll read below, they’re now a Super Bowl tradition in her home, but I think they’re a great idea to keep in mind for Valentine’s Day too.
Along with numerous other talents, my good friend, Busy Bee, is a wonderful chef who graciously agreed to do a guest post here today. I must tell you that I’ve eaten some of the most delicious food at her kitchen table, she’s shared many wonderful recipes with me over the years and she’s even used her magic to help me salvage some disasters in my own kitchen.
So, it gives me great pleasure to share her post, including a recipe for Avgolemono, with you here.
A couple of months ago I started reading Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin and I posted about it here. As I said back then, rather than a “how-to” book, this is more like a memoir of nine months in the author’s life as she goes about making her home life happier.
Month by month, she focuses on a particular area in her life and attempts to make changes which she hopes will invite more happiness into her home. She starts in September by tackling her family’s possessions, then moves through the categories of marriage, parenthood, interior design, time, body, family, neighborhood and “now”.
Yes, I’m well aware that it’s January 8th and Christmas is officially over but, truth be told, I’m not quite ready to take down the tree. You might be surprised to hear that it’s not for lack of time, and that I’m actually not even much of a Christmas reveler. It’s simply that I love having the tree with all its green branches, softly glowing lights and sparkling ornaments in the living room. I find it really brightens up our long, dark evenings.
Happy new year to you all!
Are you enjoying the change of pace the holidays bring? I’ve been taking the opportunity to catch up on some much needed rest as well as doing some major organizing and cleaning. There’s still a lot to go through in the basement, however the top two floors are in great shape. Not the most exciting way to spend the holidays I know, but I feel as though I’ve gotten off to a reasonable start for 2013.
Last Monday was my Cyber Monday, the day I placed an on-line order for an early Christmas present for our front entrance. In an effort to jazz up this small area, for months I had been searching for an over-sized round mirror without an over-sized price tag. I finally decided on a mirror from Overstock.com which had the best combination of looks and price and placed the order on Monday.
Have you started shopping for gifts yet? We’re still in November and some people are already well into their shopping while others have barely given it a thought. I made my first few purchases yesterday and I thought I’d share some of them with you in case you’re looking for ideas or inspiration.