...s morning. After all, his mom is gone, and the kitchen is his. And he hasn't made a good meal in quite a while.
He planned to make some rice, a western omelet, pancakes, hash browns, steamed parsley, and some turkey sausage patties. Mimey had made the batters for the omelet and the pancakes, as Ash had assigned him to do. Ash did the rest.
While Ash was cooking, Mimey had taken the initiative to set the table- arranging the placemats, plates, glasses, utensils and such. Mimey then hiked over to the refrigerator to get out the orange juice, butter, ketchup, milk, and apple juice.
Meanwhile, on the upper floor, Misty had just finished taking her bath, and it was time to put Pikachu and Togephi in for washing. Pikachu, though still mildly reluctant to take one, he didn't mind the company of his best pokémon friend, Togephi. The electric pokémon and the former egg pokémon were the closest of friends. And, unknown to the trainers, Pikachu and Togephi were aware of the romance between the dark-haired boy and the redhead....
After their bubble bath, the two pokémon joined Misty and headed down to the dining room, only to be greeted by the many smells of freshly- prepared foods, and the smiles of Mimey and Ash.
"Smells good in here. What's cookin'...