Is it Thursday already?
January 28, 2016 7:14am CST
I don't know why this is so difficult, getting back into the swing of things online. I guess I have just been picking up other hobbies and pursuits that now demand to retain that time slot that they began to occupy. It's been an eventful week with crazy mornings filled with people scrambling to leave the house on time to get to their destinations. Somehow, mornings seem so full of panic, that I need the rest of the day to recover. And I have started blogging again but mostly on my knitting blog which ties it all into my current yarn obsession. It's even harder to concentrate this morning, having begun the day with a marshmallow-covered brownie. A sugar rush that I am going to regret later when my body is fainting for lack of protein. Everyone scoffed at putting the marshmallows on the brownies, but I notice they are all gobbling them up. The Girl said "Really? Marshmallows on brownies? Is that a thing?" "Yes, it's a thing" I answered. "It's a Rachel Ray thing". That made her go quiet, since she has no idea who Rachel Ray is. And truthfully, I did see Rachel Ray do it on one of those Facebook videos. Ray took a brownie mix, added peanut butter chips and put marshmallows on top and although they looked delicious, all I could think was "Really? You have a cooking show on TV and you use a mix?" What is television coming to?
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• Boston, Massachusetts
29 Jan 16
I don't begrudge her the mix, sometimes you can take easy things and make them into delicious things. But I am surprised that a TV chef is recommending mixes. I thought they all grew their own wheat and milled their own flour, etc.
• United States
29 Jan 16
@Rollo1 Okay, I see. No, they don't grow their own. Neither do they clean their own houses, drive their own cars, etc. They are too busy with self-promotion, which is how they stay employed so they can hire their day to day work done.
28 Jan 16
Hey look! It's Rachel and her 5 magical brownie recipes you can make from brownie mix. She probably endorses that stuff.
Want to make a show-stopping dessert with only a few fun ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard?
• Portland, Connecticut
1 Feb 16
She is all about the 30 minute meal so it seems logical she would chose a mix since most of her viewers have never made or probably eaten a from scratch brownie. It is just the way the word is. If I want scratch I would watch Ina.