Reading while cooking

Gross Family argross at bigpond.net.au
Sat Jan 19 10:46:25 EST 2002


> > On Fri, 18 Jan 2002 02:50:43 +1100, Gross Family wrote:
> >
> >  >I have been known to *read* while actually cooking, at the same
> >  >moment--using a see-through recipe book holder...Ah, it's good to know
I'm
> >  >not the only...um...unusual person in the world!

Helen Schinske wrote:

> The Brontes did that, sans see-through recipe book holders, of course (I
> suppose they could have rigged something up with a pane of glass). Mrs
> Gaskell assures us that "it did not interfere with the bread, which was
> always light and excellent" (quoting from memory).

I wish I could say the same about my culinary efforts, either while reading
or not!

Thanks for that quote, Helen! Ah, to think I'm in the same league as the
Bronte sisters...

Ros

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