Z is kissed!!(!)

I made a pudding. As I told the Sage, his face lit up with happiness. He approached. I was thoroughly kissed.

I wouldn’t want to be taken for granted, so he doesn’t get rhubarb crumble and custard every week. Sometimes, therefore, he is obliged to kiss me anyway. But when I’ve made a pudding, he actually wants to.

16 comments on “Z is kissed!!(!)

  1. Z

    Welcome, Betty. I don’t suppose you have rhubarb in Arizona. It is a vegetable eaten as a fruit, thick edible stalks that are cooked with sugar and made into a pie or crumble (a crumble topping is like pastry without liquid added so that it doesn’t hold together but is simply sprinkled in a thick layer on the fruit) and baked. Or can be eaten stewed, as a fool or whatever. It’s quite sour and usually can’t be eaten without sugar.

    D’you know, I’ve never eaten peach pie. I poach peaches though. Yummy. And LOM, so would I.

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  2. Ad

    I do like a good sprinkle of brown sugar on the top of a crumble, with the oven cranked up for the last 15 minutes or so to caramelise it as the fruit bubbles up around the edges and they meld together…

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  3. luckyzmom

    Rhubarb is often combined with strawberries in a pie in the US. Some cut it up and cook it with sugar. We grew it when I was young and once I made the mistake of tasting a raw stalk. Once!

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  4. Z

    A bit tart, isn’t it? At least you didn’t make the same mistake as a friend, as a little girl, who ate the leaf and ended up in hospital.

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