[Sca-cooks] Prayers for recipe timing

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Thu Jun 5 15:51:25 PDT 2008

Kathleen A Roberts wrote:

> when i was a kid (late 50s, early 60s), my hungarian aunties used to 
> say three hail mary's (english) to boil an egg.  but i can't remember 
> hard or soft.  but they were constant in it, hardly ever used an egg 
> timer, tho there was always one on the top of the stove.

Coddled egg, maybe? (a leisurely Hail Mary takes me at most 15 seconds).

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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