Mom's Special Sauce [53-Words]
"Taste this. It's your mother's recipe." He kissed me, then complied—always sweet after an incident. I gingerly palpated my swollen eye, watching as his face lit up.
"Perfect! Like Mom's." The apple didn't fall far from the tree. His father had a pension for Mom's Special Sauce. Hair-loss was the first sign.
By Lisa H. Owens
Inspired by an April, 2021 53-word story prompt.
Challenge: Taste - April 2021 Prompt: Fools are known for their imprudence. They may suffer from harmless derangement. They may be a court jester. Merriam-Webster informs that a fool is also a cold dessert of pureed fruit with whipped cream. So, if someone says, “I ate a delicious fool last night,” be careful, but they probably just mean parfait.Write a 53-word story about something tasty.
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