People ask me all the time if I miss my husband. Of course I do, but I’m pretty good at occupying my time in order to fend off feelings of longing, or loneliness. That doesn’t mean I don’t wish he was home when he’s not.
I try not to waste my time wondering what our lives would be like if we spent more time together. Would our relationship be different? Would we maybe hate each other? I feel at peace knowing that we are where we are supposed to be in our lives right now. Perhaps the future will hold something different. Perhaps not.
Solitude has its perks. My imagination is still as wild as it was when I was young. I have plenty of time for daydreaming, and creative thinking. I can fart freely and loudly without considering anyone else, and I have become pretty excellent at cooking for one.
Cooking for one person doesn’t always mean just a single serving. It can’t. I would lose my mind trying to pare recipes down to one serving, and my readership would be a very small and specific group. Besides, I love cooking for large crowds any chance I get.
No, cooking for one usually means making the regular amount of things that taste good leftover, that can be transformed the next day into something else, or can be frozen. These bacon and egg stuffed Cubanelle chiles are just that.
A few things to note. Firstly, duh. Breakfast stuffed peppers, why has this never occurred to me before? Secondly, these are amazing as is, but are also great chopped up and wrapped in a tortilla the next morning….or piled on a piece of toast. Lastly, eggs are one of the few things I will eat leftover. I know it seems weird, but I think they actually save pretty well.
For more great pepper recipes, be sure to check out Melissa’s The Great Pepper Cookbook