Thursday, March 6, 2008

Dancing in the Kitchen

One of my friends has a teenager who likes to see her parents dancing in the kitchen. I thought I was the only one who was silly enough to dance around while cooking. When I make Italian food I play my Romance in Venice CD. It sets the mood and the food turns out even more scrumptious.
Early spring is trying to happen here and with it thoughts of fresh basil, ripe tomatoes and simmering pots of fresh sauces for dinner. My husband loves Italian food. I'm very grateful because he doesn't like much, and I love to cook. He eats to live; I live to eat and there is the difference. What is it about music and food together that makes a heart feel light? Music and dancing turn dinner into an event. My parents used to go out for an evening date to accomplish this. I just plug in some CD's. A cheap date. Actually by the time I get back from the grocery store it's a hundred dollar feast. The herbs and tomatoes come out of the yard. Every year when spring hits I want to garden and get my hands in the dirt; when the heat of summer hits I'm finished. That's a good reason to plant a perennial garden. The plants just come up on their own and need some water now and then. Today the weather is lovely, the birds are singing and the sky is blue. It's not cold and it's not too hot. so if you'll excuse me I'm going to take it to the streets and enjoy the day. Maybe will have dinner and dancing tonight.

1 comment:

JellyBelly said...

oooooooohhhh... I wanna come to your house for dinner!