With the storm on its way, the larder here in The Haas Test Kitchen brims with a chicken, two baby chickens, chicken sausages, ground turkey, swordfish, steaks, and ground beef. Just in case we’re surrounded by crazed villagers carrying stumps of wood brimming with fire who see the lights on and assume that my shelter is their shelter.
Also: dried seaweed, bonita, miso and barley, udon, soba, spaghetti, and penne.
I will admit that a run to Hong Kong grocery store is needed: Green vegetables to supplement the enoki, dried white beans, dried red beans, dried black beans, onions, carrots, and garlic head.
Is that a van of vigilantes just down the street? Are they opening the twin doors in the back? What’s the sound of metal on metal?
The bacon from Kentucky is ready as is the hunk of challah from Hi-Rise. Maple syrup from Northeast Kingdom? Check!
I just heard a wailing siren and now the sound of a muddied voice over a hand-held amplifier! Was he saying: “Men, to the left! Say goodbye to your women and children?!”
Bars of chocolate, dried apricots, dried cherries, dried nectarines!