The Five-Year-Old cooks breakfast

In other news, look what I found on my porch on Monday. Most romantic gift ever? (Photo: Shala Howell)
In other news, look what I found on my porch on Monday. Most romantic gift ever? (Photo: Shala Howell)

Last weekend, Daddyo decided to teach The Five-Year-Old how to cook scrambled eggs. And that meant teaching her to crack an egg. To be fair, The Five-Year-Old’s grandmother had taught her how to crack an egg when she was only four, but that was at least a year and a half ago, and The Five-Year-Old was out of practice.

On her first try, The Five-Year-Old cracked the egg perfectly, prompting a chorus of cheers from her doting parents. Elated, The Five-Year-Old smashed the second egg against the side of the bowl with great verve, sending lots of egg and shell into the bowl.

Daddyo, calmly poking at the chips of shell with a fork: “Hmm, I wonder if we should throw these eggs out. There’s too much shell in here.”

The Five-Year-Old, knowledgeably: “Yeah. Our recipe doesn’t call for shell.”

Related Articles:

One comment

What are you thinking?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.