Now that it is evident that one needs to fend for oneself and family, it would be prudent to learn basic cooking skills with minimal preparation and time.
Although the ingredients listed below are usual and customary, certain substitutions may be nececessary in the future. eg: squirrel for beef, pigeon for chicken. And I'm not joking here. Look where we are today. Who knows what the future holds. Better off being overprepared than underprepared.
tonight's dinner is easy, and not very time consuming.
cosmopolitans / beer
spaghetti bologenese with mozarella
tomato / onion / spinach salad
Breyer's vanilla / fox's Ubet / cling peach cobbler