How we cook

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He says dumplings march in a line
Jump into the pot to boil
And don’t forget
Patience grandmotherly
We dip fingertips, hands, elbows even
Mash scrape dice grind smell spin sing
Transform form into another
Pour out the heart
Mix up the soul
Drizzle love
Splatter goodness
A little on knife’s edge
Tingle the palette
Glaze over imperfections
Sprinkle with laughter
Make art bit-by-bit
And in spoonfuls
Sticky dough unsticking
Ingredients gifted
Burn seven fires
Chop out bad eyes
Add leavening to rise rise
Beat it down
Expand again
Reserve a batch for friends
Spill over the edge
Even potato is a truffle
When prepared properly, he says

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Inspired by chefs Massimo Bottura, Francis Mallmann, and definitely grandma and Luke.

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2 Responses to How we cook

  1. I want to be able to cook like this too!

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