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It’s what’s for dinner

September 13, 2021

From Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch is this week’s challenge.

September 9, 2021, promptIn 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about the cooking show. It can be any cooking show, real or imagined. Who is there? What happens? Make it fun or follow a disaster. Go where the prompt leads!

It’s what’s for dinner

Everyone wrote about the zombie apocalypse, but no one really believed it could happen.

Surprise!

I won’t bore you with viral genetics; I’ll just say that as SARS-CoV-2 continued to mutate over 103 years, the infected – 94% of the population – didn’t suffer the same as their ancestors, but instead became zombies.

A world of 10.8 billion zombies, all of them interested in different culinary traditions because there’re only so many ways to cook human flesh.

***

“Huuhnee, please turn on TeeVee?”

“Uhh kay, sweetie.”

If you dish not cut it, chefs. Youuu wuhl be chopped. Open baskets now.

9 Comments leave one →
  1. September 13, 2021 10:30 am

    Laughing my head off (plop!) MMMmmmBRAINS!!
    If you make this 6 sentences, it’ll fit with what many are doing on Denise’s Blog Hop! 🤓😄

    Liked by 1 person

  2. September 14, 2021 2:40 am

    Let’s have the neighbors for dinner…

    Liked by 1 person

  3. September 15, 2021 2:51 pm

    Perfect blend of modern pandemic and future zombies!

    Like

  4. September 21, 2021 7:04 am

    Fun take on one of the shows I watch. Though I turn a blind eye to some of the celerity guest judges… All of the cooking shows could stand to move just a tad faster. If they don’t – I chop them!

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    • September 24, 2021 4:04 pm

      I agree about the speed of the shows and some of the celebrity judges. I like some of them (hello Alex Guarnaschelli!) and others are just annoying. Beat Bobby Flay is good because it’s quick.

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