…re I cooked creatively for fun — and usually only on the odd weekend when nothing else was planned. During the week my husband and I didn’t even eat dinner together, just because our schedules were so different. We’d throw together separate meals when we got home, or we’d order in. Before, choosing takeout felt almost like a chore, with the two of us sending harried texts back an…
That’s true of us, too. My husband is retired and the cook, although he was cooking less and less due to my late evenings at work and our different diets — I am a vegetarian and he is not but is diabetic. Too much to juggle, so take-out and eat-out became our dietary habits. Now that I am working from home 2 days a week and eating out is impossible and even take-out is scary, he is cooking more often. We are enjoying fresher, healthier meals at our own dining table.
We’ve been financially helping a young mother with 3 children who is self-employed and unable to work due to the shutdown. She and her children are going to you-pick farms and to show gratitude for our help, they bring us fresh berries and vegetables. A delicious and healthy win-win situation.