One Hundred Monkeys in Texas

July 31, 2008

Julia’s Child?

Filed under: Children,Food — alancochrum @ 11:48 am
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An eyewitness account:

I am in the kitchen; my newly minted 13-year-old has just boiled some spaghetti for his lunch. He puts the pasta in a glass bowl and then pours upon it a generous portion of … lemon juice.

Yes, you read that correctly: lemon juice.

“Where did you come up with that?” I ask with a grimace, expecting a reference to some of his peers.

“Trial and error,” he replies.

I’m sure that a lot of people would nod. On the other hand, they and my son probably would disagree about whether the results should be filed under “error.”


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