A typical day at my house:
(Rip, rustle, rustle, as I open a package that arrived in the mail, this one containing sample tins of Flahavan’s Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal.)
Me to my husband: “Oh, look, it’s oatmeal! You like oatmeal, right?”
My husband: (Snorts, shrugs.) “Eh, yeah.”
After all, he eats it for breakfast at least a couple times a week. But of course, I’m in the mood to do something different with it.
Me: “Guess what I’m going to do! I’m going to make savory oatmeal for dinner with it!”
My husband: “WHY?!?!?”
Me: “You cook it like risotto. That sounds really good, doesn’t it?”
My husband: (Makes a face, shrugs, looks at me cross-eyed.) “If you must…”
Yup, that response is typical, too, whenever I want to cook up something a little different from the norm. But at least he’s a good sport about it, right? Well, sort of.