The soup they wanted was chili. The president was from Texas, the vice-president from Cincinnati, the secretary from Joplin, Mo. The discussion grew heated. Finally they all agreed to let Carlos resolve the problem.
That avoided bloodshed. But Carlos was in a quandary. He couldn’t afford to offend anyone.
In desperation, he called his Tia Maria. “Ah, Carlito,” she advised, “serve pozole. Not too picante. They will like it.”