Leanne Boone and Life Lesson #14

This is a break from my usual blogging style, but I feel as though I need to come clean.

After sorting through some older e-mails this week, I noticed a comment I received from my wonderful friend Marie.  She lives in Germany and I have always enjoyed our conversations and correspondence.  I especially love that she reads this blog (Hi Marie!).  Her comment was regarding “my” Magic Salsa.  It was then that it struck me — that salsa wasn’t entirely mine.  It also may not be magic.  I am actually standing on the shoulders of one who so kindly bestowed culinary wisdom upon me many times (even at a late hour).

Mark Twain said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.  So may I say to everyone — Leanne Boone makes the most delicious salsa I have ever tasted.  The salsa I make only has legs because Leanne Boone taught it how to walk.*  This experience leads to…

Life Lesson #14

Never steal a recipe from the wife of your boss unless you are prepared to 1) give proper credit, 2) quit your job and start a salsa company or 3) go one on one with her in an illegal cage-fight match in Berlin hosted by your German friend.

*In case you missed it, it was Leanne’s recipe — I just tweaked it.

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3 responses to “Leanne Boone and Life Lesson #14

  1. lacey35

    Can we arrange the cage fight?

  2. Marie from Germany

    Hi Kevin!
    hahaha… do you have any preferations for the location in Berlin or is it up to me? – – i just read this post and translated it to my mom… 🙂

    • Kevin

      I am going to leave that up to you Marie — you know the area better than I do AND you would know where I could make the most money cage-fighting.

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