Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A Lunch Lady's Day

I thought you might like to see what part of my day was like yesterday, so here's a photo journey of our main dish--Pigs in a Blanket.

The 'pigs', all 240 of them.

And the thawed whole grain roll dough for the blankets. 

An hour later, despite the usual interruptions, this is what the beauties looked like. I actually enjoy prepping items like this. The repetition leads to a contemplative state where book thoughts flourish. This was a busy day. Characters from three books are vying for my attention. So that contemplative state isn't so quiet.

Baking time--a few trays at a time...

Finally, in the hot box and service time. A banner day--only one pig un-blanketed itself during baking!

And so ends another day in the kitchen. Well, not really. There's a ton of clean up after the meal. And paperwork. And prep for the next day. And... well, I'm sure you get the idea. 

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