Saturday, January 07, 2006

Flashback 6/16/2003: Breakfast Q&A

I try for the Goldilocks approach to teaching: not too much, not too little. Sometimes I get it just right.

This morning over pancakes:

3yo Brighteyes: What's in those jars on the counter?

Daddy: That's something for Mommy and Daddy to cook with.

3yo Brighteyes: What is it?

Daddy: It's Texturized Soy Protein that's been flavored to taste like beef and chicken. It's --

3yo Brighteyes: What *is* it?

Mommy: Chicken-flavored beans and beef-flavored beans.

3yo: Oh.

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