[CnD] Question: spreading butter, jam, or cheese on a piece of bread

Parham Doustdar parham90 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 01:03:25 EST 2015

Hi Jennifer and all,

Thanks a lot for all the suggestions. I'll be sure to apply what you 
guys have mentioned!


On 12/5/2015 8:01 AM, Jennifer Chambers via Cookinginthedark wrote:
> There is a sighted author, who writes light mysteries, and she
> includes lots of recipes in her books.  (Her name is Joanne Fluke.)
> In nearly all her recipes, she says, "Using your impeccably clean
> hands--"  She uses her hands more than anything else, it seems, and
> she's not afraid to let the world know it.  So, I say that if your
> hands are impeccably clean, and you are more comfortable using your
> fingers to spread condiments, then go for it.  Just wash your hands
> before applying each new condiment, and all should be well.
> Jennifer
> On 12/1/15, Danny Wells via Cookinginthedark
> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
>> I use a plastic disposable spoon.  When I dip the spoon I give a light
>> touch
>> with my finger to see how much mayonnaise, mustard, or peanut butter is on
>> the spoon.  Then I empty the spoon on the center of the slice of bread,
>> then
>> work it around without coming to close to the edge of the bread.  Then I
>> place the piece of ham or whatever on the bread, pressing the ham or
>> whatever in the center and working outward.  This usuallly distributes the
>> mayo or whatever evenly.  If using peanut butter or perminto cheese I place
>> the top slice of bread on the peanut butter or pimento cheese, pressing
>> down
>> in the center first, then working outward.  I hate spreading jelly, so I
>> ask
>> my wife or daughter to fix a PBJ for me.  Their sandwiches are always
>> better
>> than mine any way, no matter what kind of sandwiche.  Don't ask me why.
>> There is just something about the way they do it.  Perhaps the attention
>> and
>> care they give to fixing it like cutting the sandwich in half diagonally.
>> I
>> just flop it down and spread it and eat it.
>> Danny
>> All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be,
>> declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is
>> humble
>> and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word. (Isaiah 66:2)
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