Wednesday, July 20, 2005

An Omelette Recipe

Today's breakfast omelette: 1. Make some coffee. 2. Go out to the garden. 3. Gather two Bulbs and shoots of Egyptian onion, a sprig of basil, and a sprig of oregano. 4. Go to the kitchen. 5. Peel and coarsely chop five cloves of garlic. 6. Do the same to the onions. 7. Chop the herbs finely. 8. Slice some sharp cheddar. 9. Put a skillet on a burner. 10. Set to medium heat. 11. Toss in a lump of butter. 12. When the butter starts to turn color, add the garlic and onions. 13. Beat two eggs in a bowl with a fork. 14. Toss the garlic and onions to ensure even cooking. 15. Add the herbs to the eggs. 16. Beat the eggs some more. 17. Toss the garlic and onions again. 18. Pour in the egg mix. 19. Rinse bowl and fork. 20. Cook until nearly firm. 21. Add the cheese and fold. 22. Sing: You can get anything you want ... at Alice's Restaurant. You can get anything you want ... at Alice's Restaurant. Walk right in it's around the back. Just a half a mile from the railroad track. You can get anything you want ... at Alice's Restaurant. 23. Slide omelette onto a plate. 24. Add a pinch of salt and a grind or two of pepper. 25. Pour a mug of coffee. 26. Get the rinsed fork and pick up the plate and the mug. 27. Walk out to back porch. 28. Sit and eat while watching the hummingbirds in the bee balm and ignoring the imploring looks of the dog at your feet. 29. Take your time. 30. When done put the plate on the floor by your chair for the dog to lick clean. 31. Take your time finishing the coffee. 32. Pick up plate, mug, and fork and take them to the kitchen. 33. Wash everything except the mug thoroughly. 34. Pour another mug of coffee. 35. Go to your study. 36. Avoid starting work by writing recipe.