The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon appétit. — Julia Child
Eat well. Drink more. Work less.
I am a kitchen slattern.
I stick my finger in the vinaigrette to check the taste, add more vinegar, then stick the same finger in again. Sometimes I use a lettuce leaf, but not usually. You know you do it, too.
I make cakes from scratch but almost never use more than one bowl. That business about blending wet and dry ingredients separately is bullshit. One cake, one bowl. Why wash two? I have my suspicions about the role of Big Dish Soap in this.
I believe you can eat well with a lot less effort than you think, and if you drink more than is generally considered advisable while doing it, that's strictly between you and Mssrs Moet and Chandon.
I believe that the extra pain, suffering and time it takes to do any household task well is wasted once you get to well enough.
I believe you might as well be drunk if you're going to vacuum, and you should be if you're going to clean the toilet.
If you're interested, I've got opinions on just about everything else.
I am a kitchen slattern, and if you hang around here long enough you might be, too.
Ride with Pride!
Looking for Something?
- Happy New Year! The Slatterns Go West
- Halloween Hiatus: Hell in a hand basket
- J’adore Paris
- Advice from the Chairman
- Why I love Brooklyn…
- But ya are Blanche, ya ARE in the chair!
- Nigella: You knew it would come to this sooner or later
- Fear and loathing at the Fairway
- And now a message from my “Sponsor”
- I miss the Seventies…
Kitchen Slattern (c) copyright 2011 Wendie Winslow. The Slattern Speaks (c) copyright 2012 Wendie Winslow. All rights reserved. No reproduction in any medium without prior written consent of the author is permitted.
Because I said so, that's why.