Over at Pioneer Woman this morning I was drooling at her recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Sweet Rolls. The recipe even starts from the yeast, and not from a blue can you tear paper off of and bang on the counter’s edge.
Man, I like Ree’s blog almost as much as I like the idea of making those rolls for myself and my family. I mean, look at the amount of effort it took to take the photos of that process. That is thoughtful attention to detail.
I reckon I can see why Ree gets hundreds of comments on her blog… she does good work and she makes it look so effortless. Usually that is the sort of person I want to have killed, but for some reason, Pioneer Woman speaks to my soul. I mean, have you seen the way she treats a toothpaste tube?
Anyway, we all have some skill like that. That something we twiddle away at mindlessly while other people stare helplessly, longingly. Playing the guitar, knitting a sweater, downshifting into third.
Just this morning, when I am craving a hot sweet roll, Ree has got one over on everybody.