This weeks post comes from friend and fellow classmate Lo Woodward. Lo is an avid vegetarian and I love the storytelling abilities she has as a writer. Enjoy!
When the Apple Crumbles… by Lo Woodward
Last Night, approximately 10pm- Midnight (hey, I said approximately!) ….
Late in the evening, I got into a discussion with a buddy of mine, while cooking up a storm in his bright red kitchen. Since I am a vegetarian, I commented, as he was offering me some spices for cheesy tortillas we made, that I may not want spices on mine and to let me check the ingredient list for animal products. Sure enough there was none, as he had strongly suggested to me, but I had figured it was worth the look. Eager to prove my point, I went rumbling through the cabinets, finding a gravy packet that had “beef fat solids” in it.
“HA! Look! See…sometimes spices and baking stuff has animal in it!” I said, waving the packet in his face.
“Yea, but that’s Au Jus! It’s beef broth based gravy- Duh!”
So the point of this story? To show you the simple ironies in life….let me explain. Lets go back in time to:
This Morning, approximately 12:08 pm…