Morning Free Association: Meal Prep

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Many people like hockey and they are right. Some of those people just like the players and the game and never want a peek behind the scenes. That’s fine. None of those people are me. I am fascinated by the mundane. No, that’s not right; it sounds far too boring. I am interested in the quotidian, the day-to-day, the workings in front and behind the curtain. I like going to practices to watch drills and I also like to read about the silly and funny things the players do when they get on the plane, the train, the bus. I want to know all about the players’ dogs. I just want to know.

Yesterday was a slow news day for the Bruins. However, it brought a wonderful article on the Bruins website about how their chef has devised a new system for planning, cooking, and packaging meals for the players without violating the social distancing orders from the NHL.

The chef, Keith Garman, had to relocate to TD Garden from Warrior Arena to keep food preparation safe for the players. I imagine he’d have more space to work in since all of his meals have to be packaged in to-go containers labeled for each player. Garman took the time to devise menus that he distributed to players and assorted personnel, who text their preferences to him the day before. Instead of making breakfast and lunch, Garman now makes lunch and dinner for the players to take home, whether that’s an apartment or a hotel room. Each meal has a seafood, meat, or vegan option with everyone receiving the same sides unless allergic. From some of the pictures, 3-4 Bruins are choosing vegan options.

I hope you take the time to enjoy this slice of life. Tomorrow, I hope to have a long awaited piece finally done, checked off my list, and out of my hair.

Oh, by the way, Bruins practice from Warrior is being broadcast on NESN tomorrow at 3pm.

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Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

So we’re all getting each other Kraken jerseys for Christmas?

IntentionallyWidenberg
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IntentionallyWidenberg

Oh yes.
Or rum

I particularly like the oddly relevant interaction with the whale. *cough* Canucks *cough*

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Dangit. Copied Black Ink commercial instead of Strength

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Stripes

Good Morning from Monrovia!!!
Oy, it’s so humid! Oy, it’s so humid.
Anyone remember 2 Live Jews??? And is it PC to reference their music? I don’t know!!! I know it’s frickin’ hot!
Not hockey weather!!!
After my buddy’s venison sausage, no other sausage can excite me…… sounds provocative, no?

Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

Morning all. I would love a personal chef. Though I do find cooking relaxing, it would be nice to have someone do it for me because I also like being lazy!

Had a dream last night I was on a deadline to choreograph a two minute dance routine. Good thing my alarm went off because there was no way it was going to happen. I also lent Billy Porter $100 because someone stole his wallet.

Stripes
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Stripes

I like to cook when I feel like cooking! Breakfast I make every day so Jo can get ready for work. Dinner I cook when I feel inspired!

The London Bear
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The London Bear

That menu looks great, although gotta wonder why chicken sausage is the most popular choice. Sounds like the worst option to me. Each to their own!

Very pleasant evening sitting outside with our neighbour yesterday. Fish & chips and wine, and we had a visit from a young fox.

Televised practice sounds interesting. Hope they have announcers giving insight as to what’s going on.

Satan 81's Sister
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Satan 81's Sister

Sounds like an ideal night last night!

The London Bear
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The London Bear

A police van rolled up while I was at the Fish & Chip shop, but it turned out they were just getting some dinner! lol

IntentionallyWidenberg
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IntentionallyWidenberg

In America, no one robs the doughnut shop for similar reasons.

No one!

The London Bear
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The London Bear

Ha!

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MMmmmmm…. I love chicken sausage. A nice balance of savory spices and low-fat protein.