Shortly after our homes became “Empty Nests” and our kids were all “Flying the Coop” my two best friends and I made a common observation. We noticed that ALL of our Tupperware and other plastic containers had disappeared.
The mystery was solved when we each confessed we were still cooking in quantities for a crowd of kids, their friends, their sports teams, and that stranger (we never really knew his name) who would often be seen looking into our open refrigerator (pretty sure he lived in the neighborhood). To disperse my “overcooking’ I began packing up leftovers to send home with my kids any time they came near the house. All of you fellow “empty nesters” know the rest of the story; we never saw those plastic containers again. There has never been a young adult child that has returned anything borrowed from our homes!
Let’s show those kids a thing or two at the “Sixty and Better Group” to get some new ideas on meal planning for one or two. The money we save on food and not having to buy new plastic storage containers can be applied to going out for more restaurant meals where we don’t have to cook at all!
For lunch we will be doing some sampling of dishes easy to break down into smaller servings. By request I will be demonstrating my “No Knead Bread” technique. We also invite you to share recipes or tips on cooking for one or two. We can make copies of your written recipes to share with the group.
Sign up outside Raasch Hall or Contact Cathy DeWitt 433-6940.