Red, White, and the Election Day Blues
Current mood: existential dread. Cautious optimism. Dread, dot, period. All of the above. Current mood: unwavering hope. Oscillating between that natural hope for all to work out as it will and the worst case scenario. To be clear, I am not living in fear, but I am afraid. Even if I was living in fear,…
Chocolate > Flowers
Lavender and chocolate, be friends. I made this cake for a farmer-herbalist friend who I knew would be into the floral-chocolate combo. And quite possibly, this cake marked the Electric Lady’s sophomore debut in my new living space – the Lady being that ecstatic blue KitchenAid in the background.
Blueberry Muffins Without the Muffin Part
Do you have a favorite blueberry muffin recipe? My new favorite is the lemon blueberry thyme muffin from GFF (Good Food or Gluten-Free Forever). I discovered, in my flurry of moving, that I misplaced my muffin tin. Fortunately, I had a loaf pan, and I discovered the batter for this muffin bakes up wonderfully as…
Happy Discount Chocolate Day! Though, if you’re in Japan, Valentine’s Day chocolate may just get re-marketed for White Day? (Just guessing from my own search one year in Japan on February 15th)
For All You Lovebugs
Happy whatever holiday it is you’re celebrating today – be it Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, Single’s Awareness Day, or Discount Chocolate Eve. I believe in all of you lovebugs.