The air in the kitchen is extremely humid, the heat pouring off the stove in waves. Your hair is plastered to your forehead, sweat secreting from your pores at a rapid rate. Beating erratically in your chest, your heart works overtime as you hurriedly scamper throughout the kitchen, altering temperatures and checking on simmering pots.
Your eyes flicker to the clock, eyes widening at the time displayed. He’ll be home any minute! With the timer quickly ticking down, you rush to finish the dish in time. An array of delicious smells waft up from the stove, tempting you to sneak a taste test. You stir the broth around a few time before raising the spoon to your lips and blowing on it. As soon as the liquid passes your lips your tastebuds scream in delight, relishing in the taste of the dish. Content that it’s done, you turn the switch off with a flick of your wrist.
Taking a step back to admire your wor