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Wednesday Write-in #30: Eggs Florentine

Wednesday Write-in #30 @ CAKE.shortandsweet

Prompts: overdose ::  gloss over  ::  poach


Some people cook from instinct, seldom from recipe. Marienka’s mother was like that; if you gave her a recipe, she’d gloss over it once to get the idea before setting out in her own direction, rarely in vain. It could be Cornish hens with red cabbage and potatoes; salmon with homemade dill sauce; potato pancakes made from scratch and served with apple sauce and sour cream; or catfish slaughtered fresh and then breaded.

It didn’t matter.

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