1. To catch up with a school friend and with a small measure of cattiness, piece together the stories of our classmates.
2. To take a casserole from the fridge and put it in the oven with a potato on a skewer. Supper done.
3. "There's nothing like pate on warm bread, is there," says Nick. I'm glad I baked this afternoon, and that I didn't finish the pate for lunch.