How many meals in a row can you eat toast before you need some sort of intervention?
Let me qualify. I don’t mean when you’re sick, pregnant, have just given birth or recently had dental surgery. And I don’t mean something toasted sneaks into the meal, like a club sandwich on toast or some toast points under your foie gras.
I mean…it’s time to eat, you’ve poured a cuppa, and all you want is toast. Maybe even raisin bread, maybe white bread, maybe something crusty and fabulous. But toast. With butter. Maybe some jelly. No peanut butter.
How long can this go on before a friend is required to smack you in the back of the head and say “Eat a frigging banana?”
The other question is, what’s the longest amount of time you’ve left a load of laundry in the washer? The same load. That you’ve maybe washed more than once. It could have been that last load before you went on vacation, and you came home and lifted the lid and thought “this is where bad laundry goes when it dies.” Do you rewash it, or do you give up and just fold it, hints of mildew and all?
One final question. How long will pickled beets stay good in the fridge? And is there some way to detect inherent wrongness before actual fur grows? And what color fur dares to grow on a pickled beet?
In return for the questions, I have one answer. Yes, my mind goes strange places to avoid editing.