I called dibs on the leftovers for lunch the next day and discovered the whole thing was just as tasty a day later ...
To be honest, I started to google recipes before remembering my plan to actually use the cookbooks. I flipped through several before landing on a recipe for “Country Style Chicken Kiev.”
As I selected a book to take home it struck me that I haven’t been in a library in awhile.
We drooled as we savored the brightness the lemon added to everything. The flavors popped. The veggies gave just the right crunch. Even the wine paired perfectly.
Lips smacked. The only sounds were the slicing of the pork and chewing. Moans of satisfaction and “mmmmm’s” of deliciousness filled my ears.
I’m not suggesting everyone take to January travel. For the most part it’s cold and wet and kind of gross ...
One taste and we declared it a success.
It’s been relaxing, but my muse keeps tapping me on the shoulder and reminding me to get back to the keyboard.
I’m glad I got to fill-in from time-to-time, but it was only to help nurture HER baby (I had fun, too).
If I’ve brought a smile to your face along the way, then I’ve accomplished my goal!