Notes from the Lake

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Thanksgiving is a special time at Lake Austin Spa Resort. A time where we show our deep appreciation for our guests and our staff. We fill the Resort with wonderful food, enchanting music, fun activities and fabulous special offers.

THANKSGIVING MENU - (YUM!)

THANKSGIVING ACTIVITIES (Like the Turkey Trot!)

THANKSGIVING RESORT SPECIAL OFFERS!

THANKSGIVING SPA SPECIAL OFFERS!

Kim O’Donnel is a trained chef, nationally recognized online food personality, and longtime journalist. Formerly of The Washington Post, Kim has also written for USA Today, Real Simple, Country Gardens and Culinate.

SEE KIM'S CHOCOLATE-CHILE PUDDING RECIPE

What is your favorite kitchen tool and why?
Generally, I prefer hand-cranked tools to electric – food mill, potato masher, mortar & pestle, whisk.  I get great satisfaction witnessing the transformation of ingredients knowing that…

Zinnias

6th August 2013

Just looking at a vase of brightly colored zinnias makes me smile. They are my Mother’s favorite flower and have always been a favorite of mine too. As a little girl, I remember planting zinnia seeds with my mom, next to our front steps. Many family photos taken with the Brownie camera included the robust and colorful zinnia blooms, although they were in black and white.
Zinnias love the heat of summer and grow to bloom size quickly. We make new plantings of zinnias every month,…