Reading while cooking

Gross Family argross at
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
> >  >not the 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...


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