Sunday Chuckle: Spicy!

I don’t like spicy food.  I’m a wuss.  Mrs LeBrain knows this and usually makes sure our meals cater to my wussy tastes.

This week in her haste, she bought M&M’s Louisiana style chicken wings.  In the small print it said “spicy”.  She didn’t notice, but “Louisiana” caught my eye and then I noticed the wings were spicy.

“Sweety, these are spicy wings,” I told her.

“They’re the kind we usually get,” she retorted.

I replied “Are you sure?  I don’t remember ever seeing Louisiana on the package before.”  She’s 1/4 Indian and likes things a lot spicier than I do.  But, she was fairly sure we’d bought these wings before and that I liked them.  So, stupidly, I cooked the whole box.

I’m sure you can tell where I’m going with this.  I ate one wing.  Then I was running to the fridge, drinking milk straight from the carton, doing whatever I could to sooth the burning in my wussy mouth.  You know what works even better than milk?  Table cream.  I swallowed a mouth full.

So here we have comedy of errors.  Jen can be forgiven for thinking she bought the right wings, but I was a dunderhead for cooking them all!  Now she has to finish them!  Good thing she likes spicy.

 

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24 comments

  1. Oh man, that instant of panic when you get unexpected spicy… even biting into a peppercorn… I can take a bit of spice but not a whole lot. Mainly, I’m with you on this one!

    PS I Googled what to do for spicy, and your first instinct was correct…

    “1. Drink a glass of milk. When it comes to relief from spicy foods, dairy, especially plain-old milk, does your hot mouth some good. …

    2. Drink alcohol. …

    3. Take a teaspoon of sugar. …

    4. Eat some milk chocolate. …

    5. Chew on a slice of bread.”

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        1. For sure, and better than cold water. I was just wondering if maybe combining the chocolate and the milk would be like a two-fer… time to buy some wings and try it out! ;)

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  2. Here’s a kicker. I’m listening to the latest Nickelback and it seems okey. Haven’t heard a filler yet. It’s heavier than usual. I know my reputation is gone now…choke on it.

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      1. That’s good to hear. I saw them live once and that changed my opinion of them. They truly put on a great show and it’s heavy. Still have trouble listening to their albums ‘cos to me they seem to be full of filler which why this latest one is a nice surprise.

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