August 14, 2008

Curse The Heat!

This is what happens when you go to a chocolate boutique and buy six beautiful chocolate confections with names like "Fleur de Sel Caramel" and "Lychee Rose" and you gently put them in your purse where they will not get smashed so you can take them home and savor their hand-made goodness with your brother and his girlfriend in celebration of their impending child and then you walk onto the streets of Sacramento where it's 500 degress in the shade and stop in at a few more shops and wait patiently while your son gets the Chinese symbol for courage airbrushed onto his arm before you head home.

They melt.

And then, when you sample what should have been ambrosial goodness (because you couldn't just throw them away!), you are disappointed to discover, though you suspected it was true, that chocolate and caramel and mint and hazelnut and rose don't taste very good when they're all mashed up together. In fact, they taste bad. Very, very bad.

I just thought you should know.

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