It seemed like a lot at the time, but in retrospect it was only just enough to keep everything else in balance.
A pot to cook quinoa.
A pot to cook green lentils.
A pot to boil rapini.
A pot to melt butter and chocolate.
In that order.
A salad of quinoa and green lentils. Salt. Pepper. Extra virgin olive oil. That is all.
Brownies. It's been a while, friend.
When I walked into the house it smelled of buttery mushrooms. Warm and meaty. He had been busy all afternoon prepping for dinner.
The rapini stood at the back of the stove, dressed in garlic, crushed red pepper, extra virgin olive oil and salt.
Tonight we'll layer it onto slices of bread with cheese.
I'm getting ahead of myself...