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…