recipe for indulgence

Take one trip to the Giant after the metro commute.
Take one pound of raw shrimp from the seafood counter.
Take too damn long in the “Express Lane”.
Take a long, slow look at the cute guy in Lane 3 on the way out of the store.

Take off the work gear upon coming in the door.
Take Five.

Take the shrimp and throw it in a bowl, toss with: chopped garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic salt, lemon pepper and a dash of Old Bay
Take some plastic wrap and let it sit in the fridge a while.
Take a Message.

Take the contents of the bowl and layer it in a steamer.
Take a handful of kosher salt and sprinkle generously.
Take about 20 minutes to let the steam do its thing, stirring midway through to rearrange shrimp.
Take your time making a cocktail.

Take all of the above, sit back on the couch, put on a movie… and indulge.

* Take no pictures… doofus.

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