Saturday, May 14, 2011

Reason # 1,125 why I love my mom

The woman bakes. Like it's nothing.

If I were to bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies, it would have to be planned in advance and would likely require a few hours of dedicated attention. For my mom, whipping up a batch of cookies is the equivalent of unloading the dishwasher.

Which is why I awoke from a Saturday siesta at my parents' house to find a pile of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies sitting on the counter. And in case you're wondering, no, it wasn't that long of a nap.

God bless her and her love of baking.

And maybe someday I'll master the art of quick-turn baking as well so Mary Clare and Baby Lindh can awake to something other than an empty dishwasher. Or a well-rested mommy.

3 comments:

  1. Don't you just love moms?

    Do slice and bake cookies count? If so, I am already a quick-turn baker. Don't want to brag or anything....

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  2. We had similar experiences. My mom had three dishess going at the same time on Saturday, all being prepped to freeze for us for after the baby gets here. It's a huge ordeal for me to even make one meal a week. Now I want chocolate chip cookies.

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  3. Leslie, my mom has never made slice and bake cookies. In fact, she looked downright horrified when I told her I regularly make those Pillsbury Simply cookies. But she always shares the wealth, so I can handle the judging.

    Kaly, I have some meals frozen and ready, but when Chip suggested we tap into the stash for Sunday's dinner, I informed him that those are for after the baby, and that we should order in instead. Completely illogical, but who is he to argue with a pregnant woman?

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