Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Baon for hubby: Pork Tonkatsu, Rice with Furikake, Ginataang Kalabasa

This is probably the first time in how many years of married life that I'm doing this...and here we are! Officially preparing food or baon for the traveling hubby :)

Last week, Daddy A was knocked out by a terrible stomach flu :( He had some snacks at a popular convenience store and he suspects the nasty came from the water of his instant coffee. Somehow, I feel guilty because with two kids (toddler and a baby), he ends up last on my list of the people I tend to. I realize this is something that I should correct and besides, hubbies do feel cherished when they are babied too, right?

So the solution is to make baon for him, for when he has an out of town site visit. It's not the easiest thing because (1) babies and (2) he can't plot on a calendar the days he'll be away. Yikes! 

What do I do now? Basically the resolution is (1) cook make-ahead meals we can reheat (2) prepare ready to cook meals (3) cook when the schedule permits (4) always factor in his baon when we shop for groceries. Another important thing would be packing for him both hot (for his coffee) and lukewarm water.

Honestly, I don't know how well we can keep up with this (hahahaha) but I really hope we can have more healthy home-cooked meals for him. If all else fails, I can probably reheat and spruce up clean left-overs from the previous night hahaha.. :D

Homework for me: Research more about bento meals, find a good stainless food jar


Meal for today: Pork Tonkatsu (breaded pork chop), Rice with Furikake (rice toppings), Ginataang Kalabasa (dinner left-over)







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