Cooking Lessons

12 Jan

Violin girl and friend watched as Kaukab’s daughter prepared to demonstrate an efficient method for peeling a garlic clove.

“Do you know how to peel a garlic clove?”
“Sure! I just peel the skin with my fingers.” (Friend looking on with a passive smile.)

In Kaukab-mode, I pulled out my shiny Chef’s knife and with a swift, flat blade to the clove, smashed it just enough to perfectly loosen its skin. A proud moment.

“See? That’s how you peel a clove!”
“I didn’t know that.” *giggles*

Turning to the quiet friend, I asked confidently, “Have you ever done that?”

A soft “Yes” hung in the greasy kitchen air.

I think I heard Kaukab snickering.

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