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Is this acceptable? (Light hearted)

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 01/05/2021 18:11

DP made dinner last night for him and the kids as I was at work. He packed me a portion to bring to work with me. I've just heated it up and started eating it.

He has made cottage pie. I was really looking forward to tucking into a portion, only to discover he has not added any carrots or peas. I mean, why? Why would you just serve beef and potato? Luckily I brought some broccoli as a side but still!

I'm not sure how to handle this...

YABU - be grateful you had a nice meal cooked
YANBU - absolutely right, cottage pie without veg is the devils food.

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ToTheLetterOfTheLaw · 01/05/2021 18:22

Carrots yes, and celery. Petit pois should be served on the side IMO.

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/cottage-pie

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 01/05/2021 19:39

[quote ToTheLetterOfTheLaw]Carrots yes, and celery. Petit pois should be served on the side IMO.

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/cottage-pie[/quote]
Don't even get me started on petite pois versus those big old fat peas. DP much prefers the big fat ones despite the fact petite pois are sweet delicate lovely things!

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SonnyWinds · 01/05/2021 20:21

YANBU - but YABU if you mention it to him. 100000000% YANBU on the petit pois v fat gross peas question.

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 02/05/2021 02:24

@SonnyWinds

YANBU - but YABU if you mention it to him. 100000000% YANBU on the petit pois v fat gross peas question.

I had to laugh at this as
He just asked me what I thought of the cottage pie and we were laughing about the absence of carrots. He tells me it was a proper recipe by James Martin and it didn't include veg! He took it well though and we both agree carrots are needed. We will never agree on peas though! Grin
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Sparklfairy · 02/05/2021 02:30

I hate to break it to you OP but when I googled james martin cottage pie, his recipe included no less than 9 carrots! Grin

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 02/05/2021 02:45

@Sparklfairy

I hate to break it to you OP but when I googled james martin cottage pie, his recipe included no less than 9 carrots! Grin

He lied! Well now you've blown my mind. I may have to rethink the whole relationship!
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Sparklfairy · 02/05/2021 02:46

Does he secretly hate carrots? Or maybe did the 'man thing' of 'meat good, veg bad', or did he just forget? Grin

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 02/05/2021 02:48

@Sparklfairy

Does he secretly hate carrots? Or maybe did the 'man thing' of 'meat good, veg bad', or did he just forget? Grin

I found the recipe sans carrots. We are safe
Is this acceptable? (Light hearted)
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Fashio · 02/05/2021 02:49

My kids once went nuts because h put peas IN. They went grey

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snowdropsandcrocuses · 02/05/2021 02:56

Peas are so unpredictable

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Quaversplease · 02/05/2021 07:39

I always say to give peas a chance. Grin

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junebirthdaygirl · 02/05/2021 08:07

He probably couldn't be bothered cutting up 9 carrots as it seemed like too much work.

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WaltzesWithSnobs · 02/05/2021 09:28

@Quaversplease ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚

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