Investing in a Positive
by R. Chadshai
Leah bit into the fresh strudel which her neighbor,
Miriam, had just baked and whose tantalizing aroma
filled the room. "Mmmmm! What a scrumptuous cake!"
she complimented her.
"This recipe represents a big investment in both
time and ingredients," noted Miriam. "It contains
almonds, nuts, peanuts, raisins and much more. And
the work is painstaking, too."
"I couldn't really say that I can gauge all the
time and effort it took you, Miriam, or that I can
taste each separate ingredient, but the end result
can't just be incidental, either. It certainly
reflects all that went into it!"
When a person invests, truly, the results are
noticeable. This rule applies not only to cooking
and baking, but to many other relevant areas in our