Waiting for Appliance Delivery
The bad news: my oven still looks like this:
The good news: if the appliance gods smile favorably upon me, I should have a new one by next Thursday.
What do I miss the most? The microwave. I never realized how much I relied on it for dumb stuff. Last night, making waffles for dinner, I needed to melt a tablespoon of butter. I dropped the pat of butter into the little Pyrex dish, walked to where the microwave should be, and stood before it, mildly baffled. Did I really need to dirty an entire pan for a tablespoon of butter? What would my microwaveless mother have done? (First hint: it wouldn’t have involved actual buttermilk. Bisquick doesn’t require melted butter.)
I got around my usual morning microwaved oatmeal by making steel cut oats in the rice cooker. I had leftovers, so I stuck them in a container so I could microwave them la… oh. Right. So much for that plan.
And so I wait, as patiently as possible, and hope that my new appliance doesn’t suck. Fingers crossed that I have something to report by next Friday.