Not My Husband’s Normal Egg Salad

Hey y’all!

This afternoon, for lunch, my husband meant well, but pulled a culinary no-no.  It wouldn’t have been so bad if it wasn’t for the fact that he has a degree in Culinary Arts and he’s worked in 5-star restaurants as a sous chef, but he’s also read and revised a short narrative I wrote, titled “Not So Nestle”, about my mother, and her crucial cookie ingredient mishap because she failed to read the label first.  To make a long story short, instead of using vanilla as the recipe called for, she used liquid smoke.

Surprisingly, the cookies turned out, but with a barely tolerable smoky flavor.

Well, in today’s story, my husband was making egg salad.

He said he was going to; not that I didn’t believe him, but he failed to check the label on the seasoning.  Instead of using Cajun Seasoning, he used Cinnamon.  I was in class with our daughter upstairs.  He brought me a spoonful to taste test.  I could tell immediately, something was off.

“What’s it missing?!”

“That’s cinnamon.” he said.  Then he explained himself.

It is a funny story, but not tasty.  Unless you like or prefer a sweeter-tasting egg salad, I would not suggest using Cinnamon to season.  Eggs and cinnamon are delicious together, as a french toast batter, in pancakes, or waffles, but not with mustard and mayonnaise.  My husband did his best to mask the cinnamon flavor adding more spicy, brown mustard; unfortunately I can still taste it, but barely.

Take my advice, don’t try this at home.

Thanks for reading!

 

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