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Poem: "A Kettle of Fish"
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cflute From: cflute Date: December 9th, 2016 08:44 am (UTC) (Link)

culinary flexibility

>> "We will cook what you can eat, / you will not complain about what you cannot eat, / and that will be fair," <<

Simple, sensible, sane. I once had a vegan friend over for dinner - fortunately *not* on short notice. After mentally reviewing several favorite recipes and realizing that none of them were suitable, I had a brilliant idea to ask him for a few of *his* favorites. That way I knew I'd be serving something he could eat and enjoy. It worked splendidly, and I got a great ratatouille recipe out of it. Everybody wins!
ysabetwordsmith From: ysabetwordsmith Date: December 9th, 2016 08:51 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: culinary flexibility

Yeah, it works for everything short of allergies that require an ambulance if triggered. We don't put those on the table, it's too risky.

We often ask people what they like or want to have. We own hundreds of cookbooks; it's rarely difficult to find something suitable for one person. Assembling a meal for several people each with different dietary issues is more challenging.
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