It’s a thing. For people who cook and eat for a living, food fatigue can be real. But you still have to eat, so what to do? Return to the classics.
When I’m just BEAT…
I’m tired! Compounded with January ‘blah’s’, general fatigue, COVID fatigue, cooking fatigue, quarantine fatigue… Ugh. I barely care what I eat these days, but I guess I do have to eat. (‘Man cannot live by Wine alone’. That’s a saying, right??). So, what does one do? For starters, they make this a really short post, because – T I R E D !!
And I don’t dare feel one bit bad about it. In fact, I decided to embrace a season of take-out/delivery – a chance to explore new flavors, new ethnic restaurants, new things we’ve never tried before! Through take-out and delivery, you can support local business while taking a much-needed break from your own Kitchen. Added bonus? Almost no dishes! Which, in our current construction mess, is perfect.
As the Eagles would say, Take it Easy.
Why not re-visit simple classics, like Spaghetti with <gasp> Tomato sauce from a jar?! There is a wide variety of artisanal jar sauces, and while I don’t usually shy away from regularly making my sauces from scratch, a decent jar or canned alternative once in awhile isn’t a bad thing. Don’t forget to add that Garlic-Bread-in-Foil!
Leave your Camera behind
Not EVERY meal has to be photographed LOL! So many of mine aren’t! In a land of Instagrams, it’s easy to forget that sometimes a meal is just a meal. See? No photo, Ma!
How are YOU feeling these days??!