In the time that we've been apart, aside from my job search, I have been committing to senseless acts of cheese-less-ness. Why, you might ask? Because, as it happens, this week our cheese drawer in the fridge was actually EMPTY. The shock! The horror!
This is SO incredibly rare. I usually buy at least 2 kinds of cheese each week at the store. A typical day involves eggs with cheese for breakfast, soup with Parmesan cheese on top for lunch, and typically Mexican, Italian or a salad with cheese in it, around it, and on top of it for dinner. Cheese breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Cheese is the best, although probably not the healthiest...My proclamation to go without cheese sent the King into a panic as he has given up sugar and was relying on my cheesy comfort foods to get him through.
So far, we are making it. The King seems pleased and not so hungry.
Saturday- Take-out from a pizza place. I got boneless wings and a salad with ranch dressing (normally this would be blue cheese) and made myself a buffalo chicken salad.
Sunday- Betty's Shepard's Pie (without cheese or the weird pasta in the Hamburger Helper, but with the help of Wegmans pre-made whipped mashed potatoes)
Monday- Chicken Tikka Masala (kind of a lot of effort, but soooo good!)
Thankfully, these meals have been able to provide comfort without cheese! So we'll be dining on leftovers for the next few nights.