I’ll be honest. I’ve had a very inauspicious start to Spring Break 2012. Most of Saturday has been consumed by writing a paper about task complexity. (When did this become my life?)
However, I did attend a splendid pizza party last night. Dan made two kinds of vegetarian pizza, nom nom!
Chris brought Korean pears. Apparently, you don’t eat the skins, which I didn’t know. I helped him peel and core the pears, and then I realized that I am slowly (somehow) turning into an ajumma.
This picture doesn’t help at all:
Since the pizza party was a belated Pi(e) day celebration, I made a s’mores pie.
Oh dear. This pie was an absolute disaster. The first crisis? The middle didn’t set like I wanted it to. Next? When trying to broil the marshmallows to a delicious, toasty-brown color, I managed to set the entire top of the pie on FIRE.
I scraped off the charcoal and re-melted some marshmallows, but the pie was beyond repair.
In the end, the pie benefits from cooling sufficiently and an overnight sit in the fridge. The middle turns to the consistently of dense pudding, and the graham cracker crust sets up to be a firm base. Sadly, no one saw that last night. They saw…
…Hello, pie? Are you in there?
Dan and Alejandro, always good sports, were kind enough to brave the pie disaster:
I’m a little embarrassed that the name of this blog (and my nickname) is Micapie, and I suck at making pies. Oh well, there is always room for improvement!
Tomorrow, we are going with Darbla for an overnight trip to Madison, Wisconsin! Wheee!
And let’s be honest, my TBLT comprehensive exam isn’t going anywhere else tonight. I’m going to go watch Season 4 of The Tudors and enjoy the grossly historically inaccurate portrayal of Henry VIII. You can judge me, but I don’t even care.