"Anything in particular she likes, or is free food in general good enough to appeal to her reasonable side?" It was about time she started stretching her kitchen skills beyond things that came in boxes and required a maximum fifteen minutes of preparation time. Taking her mother seriously when she said learning to cook would be an invaluable skill probably would have been a good idea, but she'd been in her 'rebellious stage' then and didn't think that she had to learn just because she was female.
Sarah noted Sheila's enthusiasm with a smile, and after debating whether asking would make her look stupid or not, she decided to anyway. "Robert Graves?"
She thought for a moment, trying to choose amongst her options. "Oh, I do, but I think my favorite would have to be the amaryllis flower. It was the first one I ever planted, and I was so ridiculously proud of myself when it bloomed." She pulled a face at the memory - although she was just a kid, so her enthusiasm was excusable.