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Oh Well, I Guess It's Peas
by Erin E Kelly-Moen
Friday, March 07, 2003

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In honor of Kathy Meyers, my best friend, who sent me a recipe flavored like this!


Grudgingly, yet
lovingly, I actually
prepare a "meal", from scratch.
Gravy with floating chunks
of flour-browned meat, flavored
with worcestershire, sherry and,

(oh wait, drinking sherry,
good idea, where's my glass...)

bouillon of beef, a dash of
kitchen bouquet,

(a dash
of sherry, in the pot and in
the larger glass...)

and a slather-spill
of 'tater water to thicken,

(I always thought sherry was
thicker...)

Frothy boiling of potatoes
to be mushed,
with butter and milk,

(haha, and a bit of sherry
to give me energy to smash...)

um, I mean mashed,
so this is almost done
and I go to find
a can of green beans,
because it fits the meal,

("do they make sherry from beans?",
I giggle...to myself
and the kitten, who watches
with predatory, wise-ish eyes,
oh, right, haha, wise, schmise...)

nearly falling over
as I have to bend to look,

(whoa, drinking sherry
from this angle
is way too challenging, and,
gee, those positions, in that
book...)

for the damn ole green beans,
rummaging, looking, moving and,

(whoops, damn can of peas, falling
on my foot, why, I oughta...)

by god, there are no beans!

(shove you back in there, deep,...?,
aawww, darn, the bottle's empty...
ha, I'll try this sherry cooking
again sometime!)

Oh well, I guess it's peas!

Erin Moen
8/1/02
Copyright 2002

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Reviewed by Ven 3/10/2003
Hi Erin, it was wonderful seeing this one again. It's brilliant! makes me giggle everytime.
Big smiles to you,
Ven.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/7/2003
now I am hungryyyyyyy!!!!
Reviewed by Sandra Corona 3/7/2003
We need more recipes like this :)to make us smile. Though I drink non-alcoholic beverages, my daughter's name is Sherry--but you couldn't lift her if you tried :)!
Sandy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/7/2003
LOLOLOLOL!! erin...how'd you know i cook like this? can't hardly boil water (not really, but i am NOT known for my culinary skills!). delicious and creative...one you can sink your teeth into SORry! couldn't resist HA--YUMMO! :) (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 3/7/2003
Wonderful fun!!
Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 3/7/2003
My mouth is watering, Erin. Send me some if you can spare that is :) :)

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 3/7/2003
This is how I cook.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 3/7/2003
This is GREAT, wonderful humor!
Reviewed by Patricia Gomes 3/7/2003
Almost makes me want to whip something up...now where DID I put the kitchen; I'm pretty sure it's around here someplace!!!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/7/2003
This was just great! Loved it, so funny!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Christine Morell 3/7/2003
I'm still laughing Erin ..this is so funny and clever.
Chrissie
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/7/2003
Ha-ha-ha!!!!! Great write and wonderful sense of humour.....LOL!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by The Voice (Reader) 3/7/2003
Erin,
Great write and even better meal...lol

Hugs,
The Voice
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 3/7/2003
Peas are good. A delight of a legume.
Good funny poem, and a very good day.

ty
tony
Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci 3/7/2003
Erin,
This is adorable!! Refreshing, and different!
Thanks for sharing this!!
I love this part...
("do they make sherry from beans?",
I giggle...to myself
and the kitten, who watches
with predatory, wise-ish eyes,
oh, right, haha, wise, schmise...)
LOL!!

Hugs,
Maria
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/7/2003
Erin, very humorous. I really enjoyed your poem. Idea? I never tried cooking with sherry.( lol ) I tip my hat to the chef. A delightful menu.
Reviewed by Paul 3/7/2003
Compliments to the chef.
Nice flavour Erin .
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 3/7/2003
Erin, goodmorning have an extra glass this was so entertaining and delicious a write......You are so creative my dear
smiles Peg
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/7/2003
hello erin, sounds like you were having a great sherry time, even though i don't drink anymore. of course sometimes i might drink some table wine like sherry to help improve my circulation, very good expressing, and humor. Grady
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