Friday, July 17, 2015

Wednesday Words: Kalper's Kitchen


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In the backwaters of Louisiana, the place to eat was at  Kalper's Kitchen, where unique and delicious fare could be found. Food prepared by the man, Kalper himself.  He was always the force blowing full bore around his kitchen, letting no one and nothing get in his way.


Not an easy person to approach, his manic brilliance gave new definitions to Southern fried catfish and smoked ribs.  AND all who knew Kalper also understood to stay out of Kalper's kitchen during these hours of inspired creation.

Sadly, a short new sous chef, Whittier, was ignorant, and stumbled into the kitchen whereupon Kalper promptly skewered Whittier with his newest blade, a nine-inch Miyabi Birchwood.

A squelched scream gurgled. Hearing the thud,  Kalper's three brothers,rushed in to grab Whittier by his Nike sneakers, and drag him to the freezer. 

One muttered, “Damn! That’s the third one this month."

They tossed Whittier onto the heap of Alvin, Sanders, and Simon. “Damn shame.”


Every Wednesday, River posts 6 to 12 words to be used by any blogger who wish to enjoy a break from the serious stuff.  Use these words to write fiction, prose, poetry, flash fiction, etc.  Either post it on your own site and link it back to River's delightful gentle stream, or make your addition to her blog site comment section.

Also, many thanks to Delores at Under the Porch Light who started this writing stir up, and to Elephant's Child who took up the slack when Delores' computer went all wonky.
Go on, with it!  Fling yourself out into the unknown!

                                                             

26 comments:

  1. Snort... I wonder, does Kalper use those sous chefs for experimental BBQ?

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  2. lol hopefully they at least got paid well

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    1. Well, actually, calpers is some sort of abbreviation for California teacher pension. I decided to make it Kalpers, since his sous chefs have a short employment programs.
      Maybe a little strange, I know.

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  4. Whittier (and his predecessors) really needed to understand that he said what he meant, and meant what he said. And the kitchen is no place for slow learners.

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    1. One would think they would get a clue, eventually. A small restaurant kitchen has confined space. Accidents happen.

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    1. Some jobs should have Workman's Comp.

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  7. Skewered! Ouch! Great use of the words, I love it. But now I'm wondering about the barbecued ribs..........whose are they? Man or beast?

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  8. They should put warnings on the job application :)

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    1. If I were looking for a sous chef job, I'd check up North.

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  9. ...and I was getting hungry!

    This was great!

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    1. I'd love some Southern catfish right about now.

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  10. Yikes. He's a little testy, isn't he?

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    1. I wouldn't want to get in his way, figuratively or literally.

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  11. Brilliance usually brings about madness. That's why I'm glad I'm no genius a'tall. :)

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    1. That seems to be the truth with some brilliant people in history, doesn't it.

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  12. I am popping in from River's blog to see what you did with the words...
    Wow! Well done! (Well, maybe not from Whittier's perspective!)

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    1. Yes, Whittier never saw that one coming. Short life.

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  13. This is really a wonderful post.

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Go ahead...it won' t hurt...I'd love to hear what you think!