So, as promised, I will tell the tale of Monday night’s lasagna dinner disaster. . .
When I say disaster, I don’t mean that the food was bad; it was actually REALLY good!
Disaster is how I’m referring to the way we MADE the lasagna.
Oh, gosh! I can’t believe I’m telling y’all about this. . .
Here goes nothing!
Okay, so let me start off by saying that we had about 3 different attitudes throughout the process of making this meal. . .
The first, sheer denial.
The second, acceptance.
The third, delirium.
Now, I’ll explain.
So, no one likes to cook, except for Glory. She’s the chef in our family so she was okay with getting stuck cooking with me and Alyssa. Alyssa and I had such a bad attitude about it; we just showed up to get our participation points and then leave. . .
Denial that we were even going to cook.
Our first task was to wash off the Tofu. (Did I mention we were making Vegan Tofu Lasagna?) Anyway, its juice splashed all over me and disgusted the living daylights out of me. So, I went to change, and when I came back, Glory and Alyssa were stacking books on top of the Tofu to flatten it I guess. . .
But, ten books weren’t “heavy” enough, so Alyssa volunteered to SIT on the Tofu. . .
Yep. This is my life.
You may think that I’m making this up, but this LITERALLY happens all the time in my life!
At this point, a half hour had gone by. . .
And, acceptance had sunk in.
I just wanted to prep the meal and get it in the oven because I was so exhausted from my new work out. So, I was volunteering to do anything to keep the process moving forward.
And, this is the part of the night where I found out what the chain of command was. . .
Alyssa was going to just sit and supervise, videoing us (me) making idiots of ourselves.
Glory was going to shout out orders for me to do, without getting her hands dirty.
And, I was going to do all the prep and cooking because I wanted to fall back into the coma they had woken me up from to come help them cook. . .
After the chain of command was fully out in the open, Alyssa started videoing me making a fool out of myself as I tried to cook when I haven’t cooked anything so complicated as Vegan lasagna before.
That’s when the delirium set in. . .
We just started to be clumsy, stubbing toes, hitting funny bones, not to mention Alyssa’s terrible puns!
We literally spent the next hour laughing at the most simplistic things!!!
This is when I told Alyssa about my experience doing a plank for the first time. Ugh! That horrid plank!
Anyway, you should know that we weren’t being quiet AT ALL. . .
But our parents were sleeping, or at least trying to sleep through all of this.
Afterwards, my mom told us that she thinks we bonded over making that meal more than we ever have doing anything else!
Maybe it wasn’t such a disaster afterall. . .
Stay tuned for my next post. . .
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