Friday, November 11, 2016

Use Your Words: Plausible Deniability

Today’s post is a monthly writing challenge. If you’re new here, this is how it works: participating bloggers picked 4 – 6 words or short phrases for someone else to craft into a post. All words must be used at least once. All of the posts will be unique as each writer has received their own set of words. That’s the challenge, here’s a fun twist; no one who’s participating knows who got their words and in what direction the recipient will take them. Until now.

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At the end of this post you’ll find links to the other blogs featuring this challenge. Check them all out, see what words they got and how they used them.
I’m using: bare ~ lies ~ circumstance ~ grass ~ email ~ silence
They were submitted by Jenniy of Climaxed.

                          
I used to start these posts by using all the words in just a few sentences. It's an added level to the challenge and, honestly, if the post doesn't work out the way I want . . . well . . . technically I've completed my contractual obligation.

So . . . 

If circumstances found me bare naked in the tall (or short for that matter) backyard grass, I'd be forced to tell lies about having been there. You know, a flat out denial (and possibly a threat of suit for slander) to silence anyone traumatized by the incident who may have witnessed my momentary lapse in judgement. 

Unless a picture were to arrive by email . . . then I'm screwed.


Grilled Nutella Crunch Sandwich, a crispy crunchy ooey gooey nutella sandwich dipped in a crunchy topping and grilled in a saute pan | Recipe developed by www.BakingInATornado.com | #recipe #sandwich

Grilled Nutella Crunch Sandwich
Grilled Nutella Crunch Sandwich, a crispy crunchy ooey gooey nutella sandwich dipped in a crunchy topping and grilled in a saute pan | Recipe developed by www.BakingInATornado.com | #recipe #sandwich


It started like any other day. I was in the kitchen playing with food, trying to see if my latest recipe idea would work out in the execution. College Boy had put the finishing touches onto the vision for the dish, choosing the cereal to dip the sandwich into, as I had been at a loss. He was now there as my captive taste tester.

In my defense I have to tell you that this growing old thing is kicking my butt. I'm forced to learn to function normally with all kinds of aggravations, basically with one hand tied behind my back. It's especially challenging when I'm in the kitchen, oven on, chopping and cooking and trying to do what I've always done, cook and bake. 

Impatience. Well, lets just say I've never been known for my patience to start with. But it's worse when I have to hold myself back from throwing a cake against the wall. 

Farsightedness. What a pain in the a$$ this has turned out to be. I'm already wearing contacts but I have to put on my glasses to read my notes, take off the glasses to start the recipe, put on my glasses to read the next part, take off the glasses to make the next part. But it's worse when I have to hold myself back from throwing the glasses down the disposal.

Hot flashes. Holy crap, these are killer. They come on without any warning and I'm broiling from the inside out. But it's worse when I have to hold myself back from whipping off my clothes and jumping out the window.  

So . . . 

If circumstances found me bare naked in the tall (or short for that matter) backyard grass, I'd be forced to tell lies about having been there. You know, a flat out denial (and possibly a threat of suit for slander) to silence anyone traumatized by the incident who may have witnessed my momentary lapse in judgement. 

Unless a picture were to arrive by email . . .then I'm screwed.



Here are links to all the other Use Your Words posts:



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Grilled Nutella Crunch Sandwich
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Ingredients (per sandwich):
2 slices bread
2 - 3 TBSP Nutella
1 egg
1 cup Cap'n Crunch's Peanut Butter Crunch cereal 
1 TBSP butter 

Directions:
*Freeze the bread. This makes it easier to work with.
*Finely crush the peanut butter crunch cereal. Place on a plate.
*In a bowl, whisk egg with 1 TBSP water.
*Remove bread from freezer and spread Nutella onto one slice. Cover with the other side and press gently.
*Dip one side of the sandwich in the egg mixture. Flip over and dip the other side.
*Place the sandwich onto the cereal crumbs. Press gently to coat the bread. Flip the sandwich over and gently press the other side into the cereal crumbs.
*In a saucepan, melt half of the butter over medium heat until hot. Place the sandwich in the pan and cook until the cereal browns and crisps. Reduce heat a little if it gets too hot too fast.
*Remove the sandwich to a plate. Melt the other half of the butter in the pan. Place the sandwich back in the pan, uncooked side down and cook until this side browns and crisps too.

20 comments:

  1. You never fail to amaze me and if you ever get arrested for indecent exposure I'll bail you and keep your secret!

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  2. Hot flashes are a bitch. Seven years and counting, here. I also have the same issue with the contacts----it sucks because I'm always losing my readers, too. Nutella sandwich? Wrapped in Capt. Crunch? OMG I think I have died and gone to heaven!!!

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    1. Nutella and Captain Crunch is just what the doctor ordered!

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  3. I gained 5 lbs. just reading this recipe! Sounds SO GOOD! I'm a stress eater and I LOVE sweets...

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    1. Guilty of being a stress eater and loving sweets too!

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  4. ha! I needed this laugh. But I need that sandwich more.

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    1. Yes you do. The sandwich alone is worth a smile.

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  5. Last night, the furnace wouldn't work. The ONE time in my life I wanted a hot flash. Didn't happen. I feel your pain :-) Can't wait to let my granddaughters try this. Right now they are into Nutella sandwiches w/marshmallows. Lynne

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    1. Oooh, what a cool take on a fluffernutter, gotta try that one.

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  6. Nice writing job, and oh my goodness, Nutella!!! 😍

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    1. Thanks, Tamara, this sandwich is getting a lot of attention!

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  7. oh honey forget the challenge just give me that sandwich!!!

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    1. LOL, such a simple thing, this sandwich, and everyone is loving it!

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  8. Bwahahaha! It all makes sense! And been there, Honey. Sooo been there. And I have the marks on the wall to prove it! :)
    Ummm . . . maybe not the whole 'naked in the short grass' part. But the rest. Yesss.

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    1. So . . . I'm guessing no one's sending you pictures by email then. Hope it doesn't come to that for me too.

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  9. Well, we do have a lot of bread in the freezer. I showed this to my husband. He ran out into the night, bare, in the grass, holding in his silence. I expect he will send an email later with his divorce document. And that's no lies. Alana ramblinwitham.blogspot.com

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  10. Do you deliver?
    10 years and counting on the hot flashes.

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