red was my mother's favorite color and for years my kitchen was full of red. then i got sick of red. now i'm in love with red again. and just let me say that that small square dish had better be the darker cranberry color.
of course all this might not be such a thing if i cooked a lot. which isn't to say i shouldn't have new pans. and in my defense i cleaned and cleared to make way for these lovely things. two whole shelves on the liquor/cookbook massive shelf that has been piled up with crap for a long, long time. which usually means a couple of years.
the good thing about these pans is that they bake, they freeze, they microwave, they chill, they serve. and they're gorgeous.
and in my further defense, i had a credit in my pay pal account so i technically only paid $17.47 for the two open casseroles. and i haven't bought the large lasagna pan. yet. but jeez, don't you want a big lasagna pan that actually has handles like this? i make this glorious vegetable casserole and when my old glass lasagna pan is full, it is stupid heavy. which is further justification/defense of my previous behavior and what will shortly be my behavior when i do indeed by the lasagna pan.
and i haven't even mentioned that this huge pan is usually $100 and is half price and and and i REALLY don't seem to want to work on the book. and i seem to be manic/driven/worried/feathering the nest readying myself for my confinement.
good grief. it is only gallbladder surgery.
NOT. WRITING. AGAIN. ?????
what a thing to be given these voices. what a thing to be given these hands.