(in preliminary form)
Please don’t peek… yes, this is basically the same meal plan I made last year AND the year before. I just open up the word document, shuffle the meals around so it fits the format of the current year’s Yom Tov (in this case, adding a day for Shabbos), and DONE. The actual cooking is the tough part, but choosing what to eat has gotten so much easier since I kept track.
Looking back, I think I accidentally overwrote last year’s meal plan with a sad realization about my father. But you can see that two years ago was basically the exact same foodstuffs, maybe in a slightly different order.
Two years ago in September is when my father started getting really sick (in my head: “going downhill” but I translate it to nice-people-speak for my readers’ sake).
It is just awful not even thinking about him anymore. And – shameful secret – sometimes being with just my mother feels so tiresome without that buffer. Just as she buffered for him so he and I never actually had to talk about his illness, he listened to her, all day every day, so we didn’t have to.
What a lousy daughter.
G’s @ Mommy’s house DAIRY
Just us MEAT
Judy / N’s DAIRY
- Fish head
Bee nest honey
- Honey cake
- Chocolate olive oil mousse
- Cinnamon buns (Auntie Sally's challah dough; recipe for sticky layer only) with cinnamon filling from here! (used Earth Balance to make it pareve)
- Some kind of cookies?
- Neapolitan Cake: 1 to take to Mommy; 1 to keep here
- Pumpkin cheesecake!