This is a little different because I'm shopping for the ingredients for three desserts!
Last Friday when we were explaining our raw food lifestyle to our 'straight' friends (hey it beats saying SAD friends! haha), I told them I'd bring in samples of raw food this coming Friday so they could experience the taste sensations we were raving about.
At this point, I think they all politely think we're nuts, so of course I want to WOW them!
On the other hand, not everybody's tastes are the same so ya never know how it's gonna go. One thing's for sure, nothing will go to waste!
I thought desserts would be a great introduction to raw foods, and I figure I can't go wrong with raw brownies, date nut torte and raw apple pie. Mmmm.
I'll make the brownies tomorrow and freeze them so they'll be perfection by Friday. I'll wait until Friday to make the apple pie and the torte, so they'll be fresh and fabulous.
Now, if we can just keep out of these desserts so I can serve them up properly.
I mean, a piece of pie should be triangle-ish, right?
Well around here, the lines get blurred. Busy little fingers take yummy little corners off food all the dang time. So you get a delicious BLOB of apple pie.
And never mind when things are in the dehydrator...there's no such thing as a round tortilla or a square piece of bread. The edges have that chic torn look. And Steve usually looks guilty, but it's not always him. aheh.
It's just so TASTY!
Anyway, I sure hope things turn out delicious.
Funny how I never think that when I'm prepping food for just the two of us. It's always delicious, or I would never eat this way! haha, seriously!
Somehow when other palettes are involved, the stakes seem higher. Maybe it's my ego, wanting to make SURE they love it, or maybe it's my inner perfectionist coming out (is that the same as ego?)
Maybe it's the part of me that owns a Mastiff who sheds like crazy and oh gawd what if there's a hair in the food?
I really could drive myself not so politely nuts. It's just food and I do it all the time.
Really, what's a little dessert among friends?