42. Humbling Hummus

Humbling Hummus The mental energy it took to plan for the following two weeks was almost as exhausting as physical energy it would take to carry out my upcoming tasks. Preparing for the fundraiser consumed almost all of my free time and what was leftover was reserved for marathon training. I had to come up…

20. Plastered Pierogies

I left Burton at his door while he waited for a cab to take him to the bus station. I walked home quickly, frustrated that I was drunk and still had to make pierogies by six o’clock even though I’d never made pierogis before. It was difficult. I mixed the flour, egg and sour cream together,…

7. Promising Pork

Another week passed before I went back to Pots et des Casseroles. I was hoping that it would get more interesting but it didn’t. Cook after cook came in looking for last minute tools for their Saturday evening dinners. Engaging with the customers might have been fun, but my brief encounters with them were consumed…