Angelia Hensley, village contributor
Dec 6, 2017 during 10:30 AM
Some questions are simply answered though most thought, and they won’t lead to a full-on dispute. For example, if we ask someone, “Chocolate or vanilla?” we will accept a essential answer. Occasionally, we will have someone chuck we a bend round and answer, “Strawberry,” though we will omit those people for now.
Some questions are a tiny some-more involved, such as “Coke or Pepsi?” Again, we will accept a essential answer of what has been that person’s splash of choice for years. No fuss. No arguments. No exhilarated discussions.
Some questions that we ask might lead into deep, suggestive conversations. For example, if we ask someone if they cite cold continue or hot, we will substantially be met with discussions about a effects of a continue on joints and a need to pierce to Florida for a diminutive bit of time to equivocate a snow-covered hills around here.
The contention will continue about outside activities enjoyed during a selected deteriorate such as sleet skiing or H2O skiing. There could be some negativity in a discussion, and infrequently we will be met with impassioned loathing toward pushing in sleet during a winter and/or sweating in a garden during a summer. These conversations about continue will not be life-changing or life-threatening.
There are other “either-or” questions that can be asked such as:
Sweet pickles or dill?
Bottle or can?
Silver or gold?
Cake or pie?
Scrambled or fried?
Pancake or waffle?
Red or white?
“Star Wars” or “Star Trek”?
Bagel or muffin?
Hardwood or carpet?
Dog or cat?
James Bond or Jason Bourne?
Hot dog or sauceburger?
The answers to some of these can be life-changing. They can be life-threatening. These questions should be asked before to determining to date someone, pierce in with someone, or marry someone as a answers to some of these are essential to life. They can be deal-breakers. They can be a source of arguments stronger than a mythological argument of a Hatfields and McCoys or that of Elizabeth Taylor and Debbie Reynolds.
None of a above “either-or” questions will ever be as crucial, as important, or as required for presence of a Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts than a doubt about either to tip a honeyed potato stew with marshmallow or brownish-red sugarine with nuts. Read a following recipe to find a scold answer.
Sweet Potato Casserole
3 cups of boiled honeyed potatoes, mashed
1 crater white sugar
½ hang butter
½ tsp. salt
½ crater milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 crater brownish-red sugar
½ crater chopped pecans
½ crater flour
½ hang butter softened
Cream a sugarine and half hang of butter. Add a eggs and kick well. Add salt, potatoes, divert and vanilla. Beat until good mixed. Pour into a two-quart stew dish. Blend a brownish-red sugar, flour and butter in a tiny bowl. Add a chopped pecans and shower a reduction over a honeyed potatoes. Bake during 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
Now we know a answer. Go suffer your sauceburger as we watch Jason Bourne with your dog asleep on a hardwood during your feet.
Mount Carmel’s Angelia Hensley is a village writer for a Kingsport Times-News.