Overheard during lunch:
Woman #1 – “Sorry I just don’t remember, I guess I’m having a senior moment.”
Woman # 2 – “Don’t worry about it, sometimes I have senior years.”
Now I don’t feel so bad about my “senior moments”.
Turns out, there were five elderly sisters having lunch together.
After that exchange it was hard for me not to try to listen in on their conversation. Good thing I had a book with me.
Oh yeah, almost forgot, I had a bowl of won ton soup with vegetables.
Won Ton Soup with Vegetables
Enjoy. Eat well. Laugh often.
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An update from the previous post.
Over ten volunteers (I didn’t stop to get the exact count, I think it was closer to fifteen). Ingredients I had no control over. Pots not large enough. Finicky stove. One hour schedule. Dinner for forty. The menu: pasta with meat sauce, fresh fruit salad, tossed green salad, and Costco bought cakes.
I was put in charge of making the pasta sauce. A minute of panic. Had to channel Yoda (“do or do not, there is no try”), MacGuyver, the Iron Chefs, the Keystone Cops, and Sandra Lee (there, I said it). Ground turkey, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, pasta sauce in a jar, containers of grated parmesan cheese and capers. Browned the ground turkey, added the vegetables, and pasta sauce. Transferred batches to pans to finish in the oven. Once the only large pot got freed up, transferred the pans of sauce back to the pot. Ladled the sauce over the cooked pasta, sprinkled with the cheese and capers, and threw everything under the broiler. Whew!
The Cat couldn’t attend (it’s still tax season). Picked up The Cat, so didn’t stay for dinner. I guess everything went okay (the local health department or police haven’t come to our door yet). Keep your fingers crossed.
No pictures, too much chaos.
Felt good to pay it forward though.
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