Reading while cooking
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
> > >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
Thanks for that quote, Helen! Ah, to think I'm in the same league as the
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