Posted by: Quilly | October 25, 2007

Dessert, Anyone?

When OC comes home tonight he is apt to find me sweeter than usual. And stickier than usual, as well. I have a new mixer. The eject beaters button on my new mixer is where the power slide was on my old mixer, and vice versa. That means that tonight after I mixed up a batch of extra thick, dark chocolate brownies and attempted to remove the beaters from the machine, I instead splattered myself, the counter, the cupboards and the floor with chocolate batter.

I had chocolate measles; chocolate polka dot glasses; a chocolate striped shirt; chocolate counter tops; chocolate cupboards and chocolate Pergo. Thankfully, I have 12 foot ceilings. If there is any chocolate up there, I can’t see it. And if I can’t see it, it isn’t there.

My original plan was to offer OC brownies and Macadamia nut ice cream for dessert. Now I am thinking I might just give him a cupboard door to lick.

He Said: she cleaned it up nicely. If she hadn’t told me, I never would have noticed. Except for the smell. OK, the aroma. When did “smell” always have to be bad news? It’s the same nose. Pass the brownies, Hon.

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Responses

  1. As ever you create wonderful images.

  2. I wouldn’t mind a cabinet door to lick.

  3. i get some funny images out of this 🙂

  4. Quilly… THIS is why we have a dog! Makes clean-up a SNAP! 🙂

  5. Bazza — glad to share. Just wish I had a pic of my face!

    Nessa — okay, but I washed them in Lysol kitchen cleaner …..

    Polona — then I did my job.

    Melli — gross!

  6. I’m here from another blog….I don’t recall ever visiting before, but my memory is quit lax at times too!!

    I LOVE the descriptive words —especially the chocolate measle part. That made me laugh. I love laughter.

    But wait….did you tell us how the brownies tasted? I have been told to resist all things chocolate, but boy I can sure READ about the taste, right?

    Nice to meet you. Hope you can drop by sometime when you can find time.

  7. DARN!! my post above====”quit” means QUITE! Quite lax. keyboard error. keyboard…I blame it on the keyboard.

  8. Anni — Welcome. I blame all my typos on the keyboard, too. Darn thing is often very contrary about spelling. Oh — and the brownies were thick and chewy and delicious. Very rich. Very chocolate. Very yum.

  9. I’m laughing out loud. So much so that I don’t want to use LOL.

    I’d lick the cabinet doors. Heck, we’re talkin’ ’bout CHOCOLATE!!!

    I once made an error in the kitchen that resulted in split pea soup on everything, and I don’t have 12 foot ceilings. Chocolate I can handle. Pea soup, not so much.

  10. TLP — was it a blender error? The lumps can stay in my split pea soup. I can handle a few lumps in my soup bowl much better then I can handle washing them off the wall.

  11. I also live by the rule if I cannot see it, it isn’t there….for a blind person there must be a ton of dust bunnies in my house!!!!

  12. Quilly, you were covered in chocolate. But you make it sound like some kind of a problem!?! Chocolate. Covered in it! What’s the problem???

  13. Lori — as long as they aren’t rabid you’ll be just fine.

    Morgan — I’d be much happier if the chocolate didn’t attract lint, dirt, flies, mice and other unsavory creatures.

  14. No, not a blender error. I have a special Tupperware bowl that’s made for use with blenders. It has a lid with an opening for the blades. No splatter ever.

    I was warming pea soup in the microwave. I had it covered of course. When I took it out of the microwave, and removed the cover, it exploded! Peas everywhere. Burned my arm a bit. But peas on the ceiling was the worst.

  15. TLP — I want that bowl! And I had a baked potato do that exploding thing once. I imagine it was much easier to clean up then pea soup.


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