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Monday, October 3, 2011

Say What? "Oh, it's just snot"

My wife and I were in the kitchen, having battered fish (quick, someone call the cops on me!) and she was stirring up some homemade tartar sauce*. She moved away from the sauce, I saw something fly from her face, and I felt that hit the knuckle of my big toe.

Wife: Where did that go?
Me: I felt something land on my toe (pointed at my foot)
Wife: Where?
Me: Right there, I see something on the ground (it looked like a drop of relish juice)
Wife (talking, not signing, as she bent down to investigate): Oh, it's just snot (she wiped it off with her finger)
Me: Snot? Gross!
Wife: No, haha...I said "ice" (fingerspelled)

* Homemade tartar sauce is surprisingly simple to make - you just need some mayonnaise and either relish or worchester sauce (or even both). Feel free to experiment to find your ideal mixture ratio, and don't hesitate to try spices and herbs.

10 comments:

A Daft Scots Lass said...

You want us to make tartar sauce after this Snot post? Are you daft?

According to Jewels said...

snot from ice...man that is rough. I don't know that I could have stomached eating that tartar sauce after that mix up! :)

Furry Bottoms said...

I knew it! Relish is evil.

DCHY said...

ADSL - yes...to both. ;)

According to Jewels - I had a blast eating the dinner with tartar sauce! Hehe

Furry Bottoms - would that explain the origin of the Blob? LOL

vanyelmoon said...

I agree with Daft Scottish Lass, Make tartar sauce after a snot joke is a little rough :)

DCHY said...

vanyelmoon - so it can be. :)

Copyboy said...

Yeah that was the most amazing part of the story until you let me in on the secret recipe. I'll have to mix some up the next time I have fish & chips.

Mynx said...

I feel like I have snot to spare at the moment. Rotten cold germs.
Thanks for the recipe. Love Tartar sauce

Kid Shuffle said...

homemade tartar sauce sounds amazing

DCHY said...

Copyboy - it's surprisingly simple to make...just add whatever you like to the sauce until you discover your blend. :)

Mynx - you're sick? Aw man! Why don't you bake 10 oz fish at 400 degrees for 10 minutes and make your own tartar sauce? You'll feel better with a simple, easy, and tasty dinner.

Kid Shuffle - welcome to my blog. Why don't you make it and experiment a little? See how it works out for you...and have a meal that requires it. :)