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Jan. 10th, 2006 @ 02:38 pm How to make hubby's head explode (today)
Other than the obvious and expected differences between hubby and I, there are subtle ones that continue to surprise me, and once I learn of them, they can provide me with hours of entertainment. We have very different cooking/preparing styles. Hubby measures, I do not. Hubby follows recipes, I do not. I know what the filter should look like in order to brew a pot of coffee, he knows its a 1/4 cup of extra fine grind. I heap a bunch of chocolate mix into my mug, he follows the directions (they call for 3 tablespoons). Even when I am 'following' a recipe, its more of a general guide than the law. Recipes are inspiration for me, I use them as a base and modify them for the ingredients at hand. So what if I start out with a recipe for Chicken Fettucine and end up with Tuna Casserole? Something in the recipe inspired me. I know what cookie batter should feel and look like and will add or omit portions of ingredients as I see fit. This has occassionally meant that I've ended up with 6lbs of icing, but you don't see me complaining!

Anyways, there is a point to this rambling, and it is not that I am a menace in the kitchen. I was at the health food store today and I broke down in the middle of the store. You see, one of the things hubby likes to have around are muffin mix so that he can whip up a few whenever he likes. There I found the perfect muffin mix and recipe:

2-3 cups of mix
1 cup of water
Add fruit if you'd like
Bake 15-20 min at 350-400F

How could I not buy it? It was a recipe written just for me!
Who does she think she is?
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From:irisheyes77
Date:January 10th, 2006 08:14 pm (UTC)
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I wanted to let you know that I re-added you. I left LJ for awhile when I was diagnosed with some serious health things, but now I'm back. I've missed you!

Your style and your husband's style match ours.
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From:neeroc
Date:January 11th, 2006 12:13 am (UTC)
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I added you back when I spotted you yesterday. I'm sorry about your health issues, you have an amazing attitude. I've missed you too, and have wondered how you were doing.
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From:running5k2day
Date:January 10th, 2006 11:31 pm (UTC)
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You are such a Dork! But I guess that is why I like you and your LJ so much. LoL!
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From:neeroc
Date:January 11th, 2006 04:11 am (UTC)
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Heh - I was thinking it was pretty dorky when I wrote it *g*

How are you doing?

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