News flash. Winter storm JONAS has hit the East Coast harder than puberty hit Peter Brady.
Everywhere. Up and down the block – EVERY block – visible, measurable piles of SNOW for the first time in 2016. On the rooftops, in the windowsills, in the street, in our shoes, socks … SHEESH!
What’s a suburbanite to do when the idea of
digging out the car, slipping and sliding,
up and down a hill, and elbowing a stranger
for the last ripped box of pasta
and dented can of sauce on the shelf
… ahem, when the governors declare a state of emergency, what’s a suburbanite to do on a day that getting out of the house involves a plan of attack and strategy, and a military veteran reconsiders how to make a quick run for essentials?
Head for the coldest part of the house. Raid the freezer. Repeat, raid the freezer. As cold as it is outside, the cold INDOORS can be a valuable resource.
The waffles went in the toaster oven. The fruit went in the microwave in a glass bowl. Before putting the fruit on the waffles, I added a splash of honey for a touch of sweet. The finishing touch was vanilla yogurt for a touch of cool.
It tasted as good as it looked. Well, the top half of the dish was prettier, but still.
Would you make it for someone special? Would you serve it as breakfast in bed, or as dessert?