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Old 05-16-2014, 05:14 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Mad Cook View Post
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:16 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by Oldvine View Post
I found it difficult to adjust to smaller recipe batches and figured it out for some things, but soon realized there are somethings that can't be made in small batches... spaghetti sauce, meatloaf, pot roast, etc. When I cook something that I know will produce a mountain of left overs, I send an email to my son who commutes an hour and 15 minutes both ways, to come by and pick up his care package on his way home. He's more than happy, and my recipe turns out like it did in the good old days and I get rid of the multiple day left overs. As a returned favor he occasionally lets me know that he's picking me up on Saturday or Sunday and taking me to breakfast. It works great for us.
The real bonus is you get a hug from your son on his way home. I understand your methods well.

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