My knife skills have never provided me with any kind of bragging right. I watch with envy cooking shows where the star chef slices and dices an onion at an unhesitating pace and with laser precision. In the time it takes them to do that, I may have peeled and cut that allium in half….
I credit my daughter with much. She helped me get over my aversion to eating food covered in another person’s drool, for one. She’s also made Christmas more enjoyable for me, child of divorced parents, who for years wished the day could be wiped from the calendar so she could really enjoy peace this season….