In an effort to simplify the dog food recipe I have incorporated the use of supplements. Without the supplements the dog food recipe would need an additional 10 to 20 ingredients. Unfortunately, our current agricultural practices yield foods with a fraction of the nutrient content of wild counterparts. That said; this dog food recipe is deficient without the two supplements that are essential to the recipe:
Thank you to all who took the time to share your experiences with either giving or receiving meals. It was very, very interesting to read your comments and I took note of all the questions. I hope to answer them in this follow-up post. We agreed that there are people in need all around us, and a small gesture like giving a meal can be a blessing both to giver and receiver.
In fact, by the sounds of things, lives were very nearly saved just because a meal -or series of meals- was received during a time of need. It was interesting that many more readers had given a meal than accepted one. Those who had been recipients spoke passionately about how touched they were and how helpful it was to be given a practical gift, in lieu of flowers.
And there was another theme — the food that was brought is the best, or very near to the best, food that they had ever eaten. Plenty of questions also arose, all of them extremely pertinent. When is the best time to deliver a meal? Should a casserole be pre-baked or not?
This post will highlight the best tips, helpful suggestions, and friendly advice on bringing meals to others.
Hopefully you will be encouraged to look around and reach out to people in your community through a hot meal. Make it a Main Meal What is best to bring a family dealing with illness? A girlfriend on bedrest? The couple that moved in next door?
Well, cookies, muffins and other treats are all wonderful, but in most situations, what are really needed are nourishing main meals, especially if there are children in the family. Snacks can only go so far; a hearty stew, a comforting lasagna — these are the dishes that will benefit your recipient the most.
Consider a dinner invitation to your home, instead of bringing over a meal. Perhaps good company and a break from the house is what some folks really need.
Each home situation is unique, and my relationship with the person varies, so these are not hard and fast rules, but more suggestions to consider. First I let them know that food is on the way. I inquire about allergies, strong aversions and special diets especially if a family member is sick, or the mother is breastfeeding.
I ask about timing. When will they be home?
Will they eat the meal that night? Take note of what has been communicated from the family as you plan your dish. Reader Darienne of Cook. Explore shares these excellent guidelines when she brings a meal: I know some friends have felt inundated with cakes and pies!
Thanks for sharing, Darienne! Yes, specific directions on how to heat and serve the meal are essential. Caring Just like any act of service, there are always small ways to show you care.
Here are a few. Call ahead to let them know you are coming, then leave the food on the step.This post is proudly sponsored by kaja-net.com more amazing recipes, videos and inspiration visit Breville Food Thinkers..
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