I love texts like this:
“I’ve made a big pot of soup and I’m sending enough for dinner”
My sister in law is one of the greatest people I know and not just because she makes dinner with an extra two people in mind.
And not because she loves giving gifts for any or no real occasion.
But because she just KNOWS the kinds of things I need.
I had to really think back and remember if I’ve ever complained about my assortment of weird so-called “zesters”. Did I bring up in conversation how I threw one across the room after I couldn’t get one micro-spoon of zest? Did she see the few I donated to the church garage sale? How did she know I’ve been lusting over this prize stick of miraculous zesting ability?
A few easy swipes over an orange and I’ve got all this zesty stuff. I’ve been cooking for years without this. Sure, I could have continued but this is such a nice addition to the tool drawer. I use lemon and lime zest in many things, or at least I have tried. Usually I’m stuck with a gummed up micro cheese grater that takes more time to clean than it does to eat the meal. Now, I’ve got a great power tool.
The rest of dinner was good, but I’m still enjoying my new found zesting abilities.
Salmon with sun dried tomatoes Roasted broccoli, orange chipotle bacon.