Today’s DP Challenge~
Open your nearest book to page 82. Take the third full sentence on the page, and work it into a post somehow.
“Uncover, and still blending at top speed, immediately start pouring on the hot butter in a thin stream of droplets.”
Damn! I am such a ninja!
I’m sitting in my kitchen at the table, so logically, the closest book was a cookbook. It just happened to be Mastering The Art Of French Cooking, by my hero, Julia Child.
If you read my earlier post about Thanksgiving, or if you’ve read any others, you know that I am a badass in the kitchen, but one of the few things that still eludes me is the magic of making gravy.
So why am I a ninja?
Because even though the rich, creamy liquid ambrosia that we pour on our foodstuffs is beyond my grasp, I KNEW that this sentence,- 3rd full sentence, page 82-, was from the recipe for Hollandaise Sauce.
NO, I didn’t look at the top of the page. After I typed it here, I thought “Hmmm, that’s Hollandaise Sauce.” So I re-opened the book to the page and like usual, found that I had been correct.
Sauces are just like gravy people, can’t make those very well either. But the fact that I could recognize the recipe, from that one sentence, even though I only made it once,well over a year ago, and it was a fail, is a testament to my sheer genius.
I am a sponge. A sponge. Did you hear me? A sponge. I soak up anything I see, hear and read and can spit it back out to you years later, when you least expect it. Most of the time, when its inappropriate as well.
Lucky you don’t really know me, and that this is simply a recipe. No shame for you today.
Are you as impressed with my mad skillz as I am?