I was trying to figure out ratios for my Balsamic Vinaigrette for Kitchen Comforts and asked hubby for a little taste testing assistance.
What was I thinking?
First of all, I'm a dump cook, I don't measure things out. However, for this foray into food blogging, I have to try to be better about amounts. I have to give verifiable quantities, not a pinch, dash, bit, smidgen, shake, etc. So, I had my measuring spoons out.
Second of all, I'm a dump cook, I don't measure things out. This drives my hubby crazy when he's helping, as I tell him to add a pinch of this, a dash of that...
Well, I was adding more honey and since I had to keep track of how much, I added another tsp.
"You're using a measuring spoon?"
"I have to, so I can give amounts for the recipe."
"You never give me real amounts."
"It's different, I can watch what you are doing, and see whether it's right."
"So the whole web is more important than me?"
"It's a dressing, I have to give right amounts or it won't taste right"
"So the whole web is more impor..."
As I stuff a piece of bread soaked in vinaigrette in his mouth...
For the record, I still didn't get the vinaigrette quite right. It's much easier to gauge just the right squeeze of mustard, it just didn't look right sitting in the teaspoon.