Recipe

Jake Lyda
2 min readMar 1, 2023

At the end, it was merely an exchange of recipes. The cosmic result of what resulted in being a seven-year itch was a cluster of sheepish asks for fried chicken and grilled salmon and that one recipe with the soup and the homemade croutons from rosemary bread picked up from Trader Joe’s, the one he would make for her when she wasn’t feeling tip-top, and the one she would eventually make for herself while they were still together, to make herself feel better while he munched on the flaky salt of the croutons, then eventually the recipe she would make in her own place, by herself, in a new United State, one where she felt most who she was…

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Jake Lyda

I write about whatever interests me in the current moment: sports, entertainment, creative writing, lifestyle, etc. I'm tired of not being who I am.