Maven Moment: Mom’s Pizza Pan

Maven Moment: Mom’s Pizza Pan

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Mom used to take advantage of improbable pizza for birthdays and holidays on this previous beat-up flat pan. I’ve so many recollections of fantastic festive meals which can be connected to this previous pizza pan. It taught me to share years later.

When Mom handed, my brother Dominick, who was a superb cook dinner, inherited the pan together with different cumbersome kitchen gadgets. Dom continued the custom of scrumptious, family-style meals utilizing Mom’s pans and utensils.

When he moved and not had room for all of them, I obtained the pan. My brother might come over and use it to cook dinner at my home or borrow it to make pizza at his new, smaller area, with out having to retailer it.

Another instance of a shared or inherited merchandise is my mother’s stitching machine. I don’t sew, so what ought to I do with it? Well, I’ve a great buddy who’s an avid quilter. I gave it to her. She loves it!

Lots of issues might be shared in the event you stay close to your loved ones members. I’ve used Mom’s London Fog coat for job interviews and made pesto in her blender, all of the whereas with out shopping for or storing any of this stuff. Other gadgets to share might be instruments, books, or massive casserole pans.

Sharing issues is sweet for the surroundings. By not buying plenty of gadgets we hardly ever use, maintain in storage, after which get rid of, we tread extra evenly on the Earth. We devour much less and ship much less waste to landfills.

And in my household’s case, we’re sharing recollections, too. Memories of Mom, her sewing skills, and her wonderful meals stay on in this stuff.

This put up was initially printed on April 3, 2019.