This apron is stunning - you will want to cook all of the time!
You love to entertain for family and friends so slap on an apron and get cooking! Catering isn't so much for you because you like to personally make sure your guest have a good time and enjoy themselves. When having cooking gatherings its just not right to be walking around in some crummy apron, am I right?
He may not get this subtle ironic nod to the gender role bias he's enforcing by sitting his lazy ass on the couch while you tidy up, but you'll have the satisfaction of having mocked the cult of the patriarchy. And hey, if you're gonna clean, be cute about.