In our household, I do all the cooking, and Louis does all the cleaning. There is good reason for this. See the above? That used to be my favourite mixing bowl. I picked it up for next to nothing at a sample sale, and it came with cute matching measuring cups. It was the perfect shape and size, light, sturdy, and I really liked the colour. Then one day I asked Louis if he would help me make brownies. He nicely agreed, and after measuring out the butter and sugar, I asked him to beat them together. This is when I discovered a couple of things:
- There are people who know even less about cooking than I do.
- One should be very careful with one’s words when giving instructions to people who know even less about cooking than I do.
Louis’ interpretation of ‘beating the butter and sugar together’ was not exactly the traditional one, and before we knew it, there was a hole in the bottom of what used to be my favourite mixing bowl, and sugar all over the counter. Like I said, there is a reason I do all the cooking, and Louis does all the cleaning. Continue reading So, why another food blog? (or Let’s eat pizza!) Part 2