At the dinner table, with elbows on the table, the McGee’s discuss giving 10% to the war effort. They also mention support by donating food to send out of the country. Fibber doesn’t seem to be lacking for food, but when he’s out of chili sauce, he sets out to make his own favorite condiment. He was a Mess Sergeant in the last war… or so he claims. Doc Gamble enters to learn about Fibber’s old Vaudeville routine. Billy Mills plays, Surrey With the Fringe on Top.
In the kitchen, Fibber tries to make sense of the notations on the recipe card. Calling to complain to the grocery, Fibber learns the phone operator, Myrt, has an unmentionable problem. Harlowe Wilcox pops in to report on food support going overseas on the lend lease program, as he squeeks in the sponsor message.
The spices are cooking down, and smelling good, when Alice Darling enters. What kind of dating emergency is she having with her boyfriends now? The Kingsmen sing, I Got a Gal In Starwood Mountain.
Molly needs her kitchen back, if Fibber has any hope to eat another meal. Uncle Dennis enters to tell about his social circles in Wistful Vista. What kind of cooking mishaps has he had in former jobs? Will his story dash Fibber’s dreams? Fibber steps out, to find Teeny waiting to comfort him. Has he totally flubbed his famous chili sauce?