I was hunkered down toward the end of a stressful day, trying to hit my daily word count goal. I was writing a dinner scene between two characters and one of them brings dessert — a chocolate raspberry tart. No sooner had I typed those words than my mouth began watering. I froze. I couldn’t move on with the story. I needed that food, and I needed it now.
If I can stop writing fics, following up on emails, and curb the seasonal decorating bug that bit me.
This is what a homemade “meal” looks like when your “relaxing” long weekend is mostly an attempt to catch up on your life outside of the office.
Though that spread on my baguette? That’s a farmhouse cream cheese I discovered that is too delicious for any bagel. Only freshly baked, warm, flaky french breads will do.