Keeping husband happy
There are some foods my husband will not eat and there are others that are a must - to keep husband happy, there are few things I need to remember when cooking dinner and these are:
Potatoes: A meal without potatoes is not a meal . . he isn't fussy about how the potato is presented on his plate eg the Cook can mashed, boiled, roasted, baked, stuffed but as long as there is potato dear husband is a happy man. In case you were wondering, no he isn't Irish, he is a Welshman.
Rice: Rice is NOT a substitute to potatoes, therefore a dish with rice will not be filling enough or be considered a serious evening meal.
Chillies: All meals must contains chillies, however as the cook (that's me) does not like chillies, it is added later by dear husband usually in the form of a chillie sauce. The Cook is no longer upset when her beautiful dishes are covered in chillie sauce.
Pineapple: Dear husband strongly dislikes pineapple in any dish, so no pineapple on pizza and we do not eat sweet and sour pork with pineapple.
Beetroot: Dear husband reminds the cook every-time she is about to use beetroot that he does not like it. I think he is concerned that Cook may have forgotten that he dislikes this red vegetable so he tells her often.
Curries: Dear husband LOVES hot curries, the cook does not. In fact the Cook doesn't cook curries, if dear husband would like to have a curry he cooks it himself. He eats curries with potato and not rice.
Cheese: Dear husband LOVES cheese, he likes the mouldy sorts of cheese, the Cook does not. The fridge contains a variety of cheeses to make all family members happy. Dear husband likes cheese sandwiches (late at night) so important not to run out of bread.
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If I (the Cook) remembers all these things, dear husband is happy.
As for me (the Cook), I don't mind potatoes, but I don't like eating them 365 days per year. I like rice and when I have rice dear husband eats potato. I love pineapple and eat it on my side of the pizza, I also love beetroot and enjoy it on my salad. I don't eat curries. I love cheese but not blue cheese. Some dishes just need tomato in them (eg lasagna).
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