There are some days when I go shopping on the way home from work and come back with a bag full of ingredients and a head full of ideas for dinner. Days when I look forward to peeling and chopping and frying and mixing.
And then there are days like today.
A day where I get home, fall into a chair and only think about moving when I realise it’s dark and I’m hungry.
A day when washing up a saucepan* in order to heat up a tin of beans feels like too much work.
A day on which sitting at the table with a knife and fork trying to keep the beans from flying across the kitchen is a daunting prospect and wielding a cheese grater something unimaginably difficult.
On days like today I cheat.
I tear the toast into pieces, dropping them directly into the saucepan** with the beans, and crumble a piece of cheese on top with my hands. Then I stir it with a wooden spoon until everything is a big sticky lumpy orange mess. And then I go back to my chair and eat it. Out of the saucepan.
And then I call it a day and go to bed, leaving the unwashed saucepan on the counter in the kitchen..
Night all! 🙂
* edit: one I didn’t wash up after using it last time..
** For anyone wondering, yes, I washed the saucepan first, before I started cooking. :p