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Scrape, slice, deglaze. some kitchen tasks are just so satisfying

27 days ago   |   By The Guardian

It's the simple things that give me pleasure while cooking - and even improve my sense of wellbeing After another shapeless, meandering day of working from home, trying to read the entire internet by way of displacement activity, I know exactly what I need to help me destress: a cucumber and a teaspoon. I head to the kitchen and peel the cucumber in long downward strokes, attempting to get each ribbon off in one, itself a victory of sorts. Then I slice it vertically in two. Now I take my teaspoon and run it with extreme prejudice straight down the vegetable's central canal to remove the...
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