This is a Lot Longer Than I Thought it Would Be…

I just finished writing my third recipe for this here blog – I’ve only posted one so far but…these things take time!  After I finished my yogurt recipe, I actually went back up to the top to make a note about the length of the recipe, basically apologizing/justifying because I was that surprised at how long it was.  The other day I wrote another one and had the same thing happen to me.  It was a lot longer than I thought it was going to be.  It’s a very simple curry recipe and yet it’s the length of a short story.

Well, it’s happened again.  I was finishing up the recipe which I will be posting this weekend (after it’s been made and pics have been taken!) when I noticed the page count at the bottom of my screen change to 3.  Yep, that’s right, 3 pages!!!  Now granted, this particular post is actually 2 recipes but still.

I can’t imagine what would happen if I were ever to write an actual cookbook – it would be a tome, War and Peace style.  Not that it would have any more recipes than the average cookbook, no, I just can’t seem to shut up when I’m talking about food (I love food in case you’re wondering).  I suppose it could be worse, I could leave things up in the air letting you figure things out on your own, but that’s just not how I roll, no siree.

So maybe I’m a tad long-winded and a wee-bit particular when I’m writing these recipes and I do apologize, but I’m only doing it so nobody needs to guess at things, wondering if I meant this when I actually meant that.  I’ve read enough poorly-written recipes from chefs who get paid to write them to know that more information is better than not enough.  I mean, we’re not all professional chefs; never assume that we know what you’re talking about – chances are, we don’t.

It’s kind of like food; it’s always better to have too much food than not enough when you’re having people over.  The more information I can give to ensure success with my recipes, the better – I don’t want anyone wasting their time and money because they had to guess at something that I didn’t explain well enough.

Like I said, that’s just not how I do things!



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