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To think DW serves dinner in a non-optimal way

(95 Posts)
TheRevengeOfMrGrumpy Mon 28-Jan-13 23:23:17

Sunday lunch for example:

Lift plate1, peas, carrots spuds, meat etc
Lift plate2, peas, carrots spuds, meat etc

Takes ages.

When I do it (majority of time):

Lift carrots - plate 1, plate 2, plate 3, plate 4, plate 5
Lift peas - plate 1, plate 2, plate 3, plate 4, plate 5

Seems much much faster and food is hotter when it arrives on table.

sausagesandwich34 Mon 28-Jan-13 23:24:15

you do it then

simples!

HollyBerryBush Mon 28-Jan-13 23:25:08

go out for lunch

>sorted<

NatashaBee Mon 28-Jan-13 23:26:23

You cook it then!

Well done on starting the pettiest thread known to man grin

It doesn't matter, scrap the dinner, get fish and chips and shag instead.

Dothraki Mon 28-Jan-13 23:26:50

sausage grin

Bluestocking Mon 28-Jan-13 23:26:54

So offer to dish up yourself then?

weegiemum Argentina Mon 28-Jan-13 23:27:32

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nurseneedshelp Mon 28-Jan-13 23:28:39

Seriously????

ceeveebee Mon 28-Jan-13 23:30:32

As OP says he usually does it himself so not sure why all the snide comments, if OP was posting about DH I'm sure they'd be lots of agreement

And I agree with you, she's wasting valuable eating time

flow4 Mon 28-Jan-13 23:30:48

In the time you wasted took writing this MrGrumpy, you could have prepared tomorrow's meals too...

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 28-Jan-13 23:31:39

He does do it the majority of the time.
It says in the Op.
I do it your way Op.
I think this was supposed to be lighthearted wasn't it? confused

galletti Mon 28-Jan-13 23:32:12

dh does method one - works for us! Especially for me, as he does it!

BerthaKitt Mon 28-Jan-13 23:32:34

You remind me of Jason Thunderpants. Are you him? Is he you?

As for the pressing issue of serving up lunch, Y may or may not BU, I will have to conduct a timed experiment at dinner tomorrow and get back to you.

MorrisZapp Mon 28-Jan-13 23:32:49

Yanbu

That would annoy me.

TrinityRhino Mon 28-Jan-13 23:33:57

I do your method

easier to divvy it up the way I want between big and little people and big and little appetites

TheRevengeOfMrGrumpy Mon 28-Jan-13 23:36:28

No, not Jason Thunderpants, but I loved some of his threads.

I show her the optimal way, but she insists on doing it her long winded way.

YANBU. I do it the sensible way too grin

And my mil does it your wife's way!

Of course, for optimal serving speed, lob it all in a communal trough and dive in.

2LBroomStick Mon 28-Jan-13 23:39:07

LTB

ilovesooty Netherlands Mon 28-Jan-13 23:40:41

Just liquidise everything and attach yourself to an IV.

senua Mon 28-Jan-13 23:42:43

Surely the optimal way is to put it (once) in a servng dish and let people help themselves. Many hands make light work.
It's never to soon to introduce the DC to the concept of delegation.

ceeveebee Mon 28-Jan-13 23:45:41

And create 3 or 4 extra dishes to wash?
I only use serving dishes when we have guests. And I've read research saying people eat more if food served in dishes rather than plated up

BegoniaBampot Mon 28-Jan-13 23:48:19

Shit, too much wine, I'm still trying to work it out!

ElliesWellies Mon 28-Jan-13 23:50:04

So long as you warm the plates, I would have thought either is fine...

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