Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Good morning crew,
Like we always do for holidays or parties (okay, like I always do for holidays and parties) we made way more food than we needed for Easter lunch. The wife bought a 7 pound ham, and while my in-laws are perfectly happy with instant potatoes and maybe a vegetable or two, I insisted on making a pan of potatoes au gratin and a green bean casserole. And because I don't know how to divide by two the recipes yielded huge portions.
Add in a dozen hard boiled eggs and a relish tray and we could have easily fed eight people instead of the four we had.
So our meals for the last three days have been a little... monotonous might be a good word. Forced might be a better one. A scoop of green bean casserole and a hard boiled egg for breakfast gets old fast. But for what I paid for that smorgasbord, not to mention the work I put into it, I can't bear to let it go to waste.
Last night the wife begged me, "Can we have a salad for dinner tomorrow night?"
"Of course," I told her, "as long as you dice up some cold ham and a couple hard boiled eggs in it."
The only one who's really been enjoying it is the dog, but I don't think she'll be able to finish the 3 pounds of ham that's left by herself.
Laugh it up,
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