Tuesday Tirade/ Inktober Day 12 (Stuck): Stick to it.
Inktober: Day 12 (Stuck)
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Tuesday Tirade: Stick to it.
Have you ever seen the commercial where the fried egg slides around on the non-stick pan? Ever try to melt a bunch of candies and wipe it clean in one stroke of a paper towel? How about frying anything with no worry of having a difficult clean up? Muffins dropping out of an overturned tray?
- Eggs don’t slide like that
- Melted candy, although very tasty, is messy
- I made a blueberry pancake this morning-Yes, a pancake. Why make 3 small ones when you can make one big one-and the blueberries left little round residue marks that took soap and water to remove. Non-stick my-
- Muffins in my Betty Crocker tray cling for dear life when upended
Things will stick to my grandmother’s cast iron pan unless a liberal amount of oil/butter is used. No worse than my other pans. I have four. Cast iron, Green Pan, Gotham Steel, and an old non-sticker that was probably one of the first (and probably not the healthiest.)
To make clean-up easier, maybe I should just boil everything.
“Rice and pasta will stick.”
Leon Stevens is a blogger, composer, artist, and an author of three books (so far): Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures, Journeys: Eight Original Pieces for Classical Guitar and The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.
Originally published at http://linesbyleon.com on October 12, 2021.