Mix by Hand
A young girl, home from college, is mixing brownie batter in a bowl when her mother enters the kitchen. It’s her first attempt at baking without any help, but she’s in college after all; she doesn’t need any help! She has directions.
Her mother notices her hard at work. “What are you doing sweetie?”
Her mother thinks for a moment and then peers over her daughter’s shoulder curiously. “But why are your hands in the batter?”
The daughter can’t help but feeling a little frustrated. “Because it says so…right here. Mix by hand,” she informs her all-knowing mother.
“I don’t mean to criticize hon, but you do know they mean to use a spoon, right?”
She reaches for the dish towel, “Damn it,” she huffs.
“No wait. Keep your hands in,” her mother urges.
Her mother is gone. “I need my camera!”