Wednesday, September 17, 2008
I have always believed whenever you are too full of yourself and your abilities life has a way of taking you down a notch and bringing you into balance. This evening was a classic example of this.
Let me tell you a little story:
Tonight, I decided to work through lunch so that I could get home and make a nice dinner for the babe. In the quietude that I experienced when I returned home (as Belle was at the sitter's house), I decided I would make crepes. The batter is fast. Of course, I forgot that you need let this batter rest for about 30 minutes.
Switch to 40 minutes later...
Having situated Belle with crayons and the giant pad of paper, I turned half my attention to turning out lovely crepes. They were turning out perfectly. Dinner would be done quickly and we could turn our attention to playing with my old TRON figures. I looked over with wonderment at the joy Belle was experiencing drawing with crayons, and then turned back to making a few more crepes.
Looking back with joy at my sweet daughter, I watched as she grabbed a bag of cherry tomatoes (fresh from the CSA). Then we began to reenact a silent movie--me running, her running, tomatoes popping, me pleading, her laughing, me scolding, her crying.
On a happy note, the herb crepes, filled with garlic sauteed veggies (potatoes, zucchini and green beans) were a big hit with mom and baby.
Now, I have to finish cleaning the tomato seeds from the woodwork.
Mix until smooth:
1 & 2 T cup flour
1 1/3 cups milk
pinch of salt
Let sit covered 40 minutes