Cooking with Gas

Cooking with Gas

An old expression to describe the finally successful results after many attempts over a long time was “Now you’re cooking with gas!”

A very clever gas appliance marketing guru probably coined the phrase to sell more gas stoves. After all, the gas flame was instant-on while electricity took more time to heat up.

We obviously fell for the ad campaign, because we have always wanted a gas stove. We have had only electric stoves except in the camper. It’s a sad story when one is cooking in a nice large kitchen with a big electric stove all the while preferring the cramped camper kitchen with the small gas stove.

New house didn’t have a gas stove, but it will tomorrow! Then we’ll be cooking with gas!

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About Jaye Bee

Story-teller and Author My stories: Pink Baby Alligator is a children's early reader book and is a semi-finalist in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards; Sweet Deal Sealed is a novella. Both books are available on Amazon. The Girl Who Saw Clouds is a YA crossover novel and will be published in June! I Always Wanted to Be a Spy, a mystery thriller, is in second-ish draft. I live on a farm with Farmer Man, two dogs, and fifty-five chickens. Follower of Jesus. Thou shalt not plagiarize. (See Commandment #8)
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