Rachel’s Cooking Show (flash fiction)

Rachel’s Cooking Show

“Welcome back.” Rachel said smiling at the camera. “Today I’m making my no fail chocolate cake. In the last segment I mixed the cocoa, flour, and baking powder. Now I’m going to cream the butter and sugar. A microwave is good for softening the butter, but make sure you don’t melt it…”

They looked at her through the glass window.

“What do you suppose she’s doing?” asked one,

“She thinks she’s hosting a cooking show. A rather unfortunate case.” the other said, as they watched her beating an imaginary bowl. They then moved on to observe the next patient.

Joanne Fisher

When I’m cooking I sometimes like to pretend I’m hosting a cooking show, but maybe I’m not where I think I am…

This was written with the prompt about a cooking show provided by the Carrot Ranch September 9 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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