Valentines Day is coming up and it would not be complete without a scrumptious chocolate recipe to celebrate with. This recipe is tried and true at our house. If you've been over for any kind of dinner at our home, chances our you've had one of our Hot Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes warm out of the oven and sprinkled with coarse salt. Swooooon! Hot Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes Save Print Author: LoveFeast Table Ingredients 4 oz. Dark Chocolate 8 oz Butter 2 Eggs ½ C. Sugar ½ C. Flour 8 Chocolate … [Read more...]
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I haven't been sick in a really long time. I'm the mama of 5 kids after all and I have a killer immune system. So, when this mom goes down, it sends the house into a tail spin. The laundry begins to pile up, kids fend for themselves at meal time, my husband prepares dinner while playing guard, making sure my room stays quiet and uninterrupted. It creates as weird glitch in our somewhat smoothly run, daily routine. I know moms of all stages can relate. Now, usually when I get sick, I can kick a bug with a few good nights sleep. … [Read more...]
In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we are constantly looking for ways to add effortless sparkle to the table. Throughout the season, we want to have the freedom to invite a few neighbors or friends over on a whim and be ready to quickly throw out a few delicious nibbles and fun cocktails. We stock our refrigerators with special cheeses, our pantry with a variety of crackers and our bars with a couple of bottles of bubbly. Freixenet ("fresh-eh-net") is a great, affordable holiday bubbly to keep around. Not only does the … [Read more...]
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson We hope that today as you gather with your friends and family around the table, that you will take a moment to savor the sights, feelings, tastes and memories being created. Have a blessed and wonderful Thanksgiving! At the table, … [Read more...]
Maybe it was a visit from our Irish friends that were here for a month on sabbatical. Maybe it was the cold, crisp fall weather outside. Whatever it was, I was inspired to make a big vat of Hearty Guinness Beef Stew. I don't know about you, but nothing says fall meal to me like dark, rich stew with a side of crusty, warm bread slathered with creamy, slightly salted butter. I know, right? You want a bowl right now, don't you? Every good stew starts with a slew of onions. (In my humble opinion.) Then with a generous pat … [Read more...]
Artisan: 1: A person skilled at making things by hand. 2: One that produces something in limited quantities often using traditional methods. We discovered these beautiful, hand "re-crafted" Provencial Boards last year. We were immediately smitten by their craftsmanship. Each board is re-purposed out of French Oak wine casks. Skilled Australian sculptors, carefully disassemble the casks and rearrange the clever puzzle of steam-bowed oak ribs and cambered end pieces to create unique, one of a kind, cheese boards. Both the … [Read more...]
Recently we were at a writer's retreat with some friends of ours. It was a beautiful weekend with time to relax, be inspired by one another's stories, wiggle our toes in the lake, get a little paddle boarding in and share delicious meals. The first evening we prepared dinner and the dish that was front and center, was this Early Fall Farro Salad. We used it as a bed for baked white sole. It was a dinner full of fresh, clean flavor not to mention, the best of conversations! 5.0 from 1 reviews Early Fall Farro Salad Recipe … [Read more...]