Love at First Bite?

Before we get to the chewy center, I wanted to remind you all: If you want to be in the ME Meal Challenge, make sure to email me your recipe and (for a double entry) post it up on your blog with a link. (I am making a free e-book with them all in it!) Both this challenge and the Amazing Meal Challenge end on Monday AM.

Okay…so you wanted to know:

Task #26: go on a blind date

People go to casinos for the same reason they go on blind dates – hoping to hit the jackpot. But mostly, you just wind up broke or alone in a bar.

Carrie Bradshaw

Really? When mentioned that this was on my list, it seemed like most people thought upon it as if a root canal. A BFF from long ago suggested this task because I explained I thought all first dates were really “blind,” and I somewhat don’t like that sense of “I am playing you.” So, yep, Corny, but Cute! I am not a dater.  I let it slip out on my blind date that, in fact, I am terrible at chit-chat. To which he cleverly responded that such conversations are the foundation for the bigger stuff, the things that matter.

That was right before our ode to Sirachi sauce, which I might have gotten heavy handed with, but seriously, I was twitter pated with my concoction in making Sirachi Jam the night before (post on that later). A date that will

 name all the weird things he slathers the reddy sugar spice on (eggs, taters, ice cream?) has potential with this gal. 

So, my first date I didn’t end up broke, or alone in a bar. That’s how I define success, I guess (even though I am not an Sex and the City fan, she does have some pretty clever quotes). And I consider myself to have already hit the jackpot, because my life really is rich, rich, rich, and any romance on top of such richness is a smattering of whip cream on my plate full of cheesecake drenched in sirachi sauce.

I left my number saying that if he’d like to share the jam, he better follow up sooner rather than later…it was love at first bite. It had me at Sirachi.

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10 thoughts on “Love at First Bite?

  1. I feel the same way about speed dating–I think it’s a grand time, but many people look at me as if I just said I like to swish lemon juice on my canker sores.
    Christina

  2. I HATE blind dating. But I do know a few people where it has worked. You always have those “stories” almost like fairy tales, are they urban legends? I mean the ones about meeting your husband of 50 years at a wedding, or as a set up, or in kindergarten.
    The advice that you might find a guy by going to the dog park, or to a dance class, or a pub…well, you might. But that shouldn’t be the reason you are going to those places.
    He’ll call by sunday

  3. I can see you concocting something like Sirachi perfume in a day where you are bored with yourself…alluring? mysterious? or just plain, spicy?

  4. Kryssy I have to admit that you have a way with words, a bizarre yet funny way, that can at times make me laugh or wonder what in the hell are you talking about. Guess the blind date went well. Have a good week. Love ya. I’m going to be seventeen tomorrow, yawn!

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