March 08, 2004
Womanly Wiles

The scene: watching an episode of Alton Brown's Good Eats, Alton begins his introduction on how to make a pie crust from scratch

Ellen: "Making a pie crust is a bitch. Just do yourself a favor and buy them from the grocery store."

Me: Nodding sagely, Ellen bakes, Ellen should know.

Alton proceeds to show a simple way to make a pie crust.

Me: "Well, that didn't look too hard."

Ellen: "Of course not. He showed you the easy way to do it."

Me: "Ummm..."

The art of female verbal jujitsu, rule #7: When cornered, change the rules of the game.

Posted by scott at March 08, 2004 03:08 PM

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I'm STILL not making you a pie!

Posted by: Ellen on March 8, 2004 07:57 PM

Here's a recipe for making a blueberry pie in a cast-iron skillet...

Be sure to tell us how it works out.

Posted by: Tatterdemalian on March 8, 2004 09:11 PM

Just stop and think, now you have two females to deal with. Mother's curse is finally coming true. ROTFLMAO

Posted by: Pat on March 9, 2004 08:43 AM
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