… refers to brisk sales of a specific item. It’s one of those charmingly innocent idioms that I use from time-to-time when the situation demands that I be charmingly innocent.
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I cannot make hotcakes, or griddlecakes, or flapjacks, or pancakes as we call them.
It turns out that I lack the patience, coordination, and mathematical aptitude needed to create a flat pancake. My pancakes get all scrunched up, don’t flip over properly, and then cook unevenly.
Zen-Den, however, has a gift for making hotcakes, which, by default, puts him in charge of all pancake projects. It’s a burden he’s happy to bear, because– pancakes. Yum.
Why am I telling you this?
I have a theory that every person who likes to cook has one food that he or she just. can. not. make. It’s one food that everyone else throws together as if it’s nothing.
It’s a food that has the power to aggravate with the mere mention of the word. And for me that food is hotcakes.
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So, my gentle readers, what food can you absolutely not make no matter how much you try to do so?
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