The Benny Hill Method
How the World Changed
It all began when Harrison Andrews, the newly famous world-class chef, published a cookbook, The New Standard Edition. What was odd, was that, even if someone followed the recipes exactly, they didn't taste nearly as good as what he produced for his restaurant. Not many people could check on that since he only had the one place. The book continued to be a best seller, though, based on his reputation with the bigtime critics, and because only a few people who buy cookbooks actually go to the trouble of trying out the dishes by cooking them themselves.
But I was bothered by this. It became a sort of niggling hunger, you know, where you haven't quite got up the energy to get off your ass and make something to eat, but you continue to be nagged by that itching sort of emptiness in your stomach. Something about that "New Standard Edition" subhead poked at my brain. Wouldn't that mean that there was an old standard e