For Danna. Sorry.
The kitchen was a mess. Bowls were strewn over the countertops, dirty dishes everywhere. Salad ingredients lay wilting on the table and a pot of soup was decomposing on the stove. Michelle and Yael were cooking. Their mother would have told them to clean up as they went, not to make such a big mess. But they didn’t have to worry about that right now.
“Okay, yeah, so just mix that-“
“And…now add four tablespoons lemon juice.”
“Four ta-like, are you positive? That’s a lot of lemon juice.“
“Oh no, no, okay wait, I lied, teaspoons”
Laughter. “That sounds more normal. Four tablespoons of lemon juice is a lot, even for salad dressing” Yael set the bowl down on the counter and shook out her hand, worn out from mixing. “I think that’s it.”
Michelle peered into the bowl. “It looks really good. Thanks for helping me” she said, looking over at her sis