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Cooking for a family who recently lost a member.

Yesteday afternoon a long time friend and co-worker of pretty much everyone at my office died in a motorcycle accident.

Our HR department sent out a letter saying the family has requested that no one send flowers but that they would appreciate meals over the next few weeks. I would assume it's nearly impossible to cook in the aftermath of losing a spouse.

I was wondering what you all would prepare. I would assume comfort food is appropriate at this time as well as easily re-heatable meals. A schedule is being made for who donates on which day(s).

The family has 2 children in their teens. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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