Can I Do My Taxes After I Finish Cooking?Main Course / April 15, 2019
For some reason, the thought of a spreadsheet filled with numbers makes me a bit queasy. I am always compiling and totaling my expenses and income for the year at the very LAST minute. Insert image of husband with hands clenched, approaching my neck to wring it; I mean, it’s not like I, or anyone else look forward to taxes each year. The date is not circled on my calendar with hearts all around it. But I rationalize my procrastination in the most twisted way finding bizarre activities to replace completing my 1040 or Schedule C. I would ask you to indulge me when I say that I think putting an apron on is also an activity that falls into that “sorry, I can’t count right now…” category. Right?
It’s funny, really, because when I cook I appear to be quite a mathematician. My ‘mis en place’ looks similar to the vertical columns of my ignored spread sheet: Straight and tidy. Yet I still would rather be splattered with sauce than splayed out with a calculator in hand.
I see you nodding your head in agreement. So let’s continue with FOOD! (For those shaking your heads “no,” and linking arms with my frustrated husband, NO dinner for you.) 🙂
I will attempt to mitigate my folly by presenting you with several recipes that prove salivating is the perfect way to side-track your Federal duties. Let’s take a look: