Someday, all food will come in exact sizes and shapes. No, I'm not talking about the oft-mentioned food pills of the always-distant future, where one capsule supplies enough nutrients for the day. Hopefully, that terrifying future never falls upon us, because eating or preparing a well-made meal can be rewarding in its own right. However, there is something to be said about food that is served exactly the same every time. Just ask siblings how they feel about the concept as they try to split a particularly delicious treat like pizza or a brownie.
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Sometimes one meal at a time isn't enough. I don't necessarily mean overeating; rather, I speak here of flavor. The Spanish concept of tapas or small plates is appealing to me: lots of different flavors and foods during one meal. In a single setting you can have fish, fowl, beast, and everything in-between. It's a great idea for those among us who enjoy sampling different bites during a meal. Sometimes however, we know what we want in general, but perhaps not in the specific.