Ay! Bake me some pie!

I had a little conversation with a co-worker over email today that made me feel oddly self-satisfied in ways that it shouldn't. It also tells me I need to learn how to interact like a total non-dork sometimes. That will be tricky. We'll call that one a "long-term goal."

Co-worker: I made a peach pie with a half the sugar the other day. It is surprising just how different it was. Not so sweet, and maybe a touch less flavor, but my goodness, it was really refreshing and light. It was one of those mistakes that turned out not what you wanted, but good nevertheless.

Me: I bet if you made it with 2/3 the sugar it would boost the flavor but keep the lightness and refreshingness. I really want to make pie. Pie pie pie pie. With blueberries. Or blackberries. Oooh! Or chicken pots.

Co-Worker: I so want to make blackberry ice cream I can almost taste it. What are chicken pots?

Me: Duh, they're what you use to make chicken pot pie.

Co-Worker: You want to make a chicken pot pie in summer?

Me: No, but I wanted to confuse you with references to chicken pots.

Co-Worker: I'm lost…. You have succeeded.

Me: I believe my work here is done. I'm going home.


cici Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:55:00 pm  


LotusKnits Friday, July 25, 2008 1:54:00 pm  

well i totally snort laughed, so consider it a success!

alpineflower Monday, July 28, 2008 9:30:00 pm  

That's awesome. I am so ready for cpp season to roll back around...

Crystal Friday, August 01, 2008 5:47:00 pm  


now that i think about it. pies made with chicken pots are the best pies!

Steve Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:09:00 pm  

I always liked putting Napples in my pies

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