How Often Do You Eat Meat?

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    YW Moderator-42
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    People go crazy in the 9 days because you can’t have meat. Let’s take a poll how many times a week do you usually eat meat?

    #1088145

    Hacham
    Member

    I’m a milichegs person.

    #1088146

    MDG
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    Usually just leftovers from Shabbat. Maybe a couple times. Sometimes a BBQ on Sunday. This week, though, I plan on having steak. Hadrin Alach….

    #1088148

    haifagirl
    Participant

    On Shabbos if I’m at someone else’s house. Very rarely any other time.

    #1088149

    I eat meat Almost every night for supper.

    And yes I’m going crazy but isn’t that the point?

    #1088150

    i would eat it every meal if i could! i am a major fleishigs person!

    #1088151

    A23
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    I would say I eat meat for dinner 5/7 days a week.

    #1088152

    ☕️coffee addict
    Participant

    I’m a milchigs person too (it saves money) however my in-laws eat meat every day except Thursday and during the 9 days has to eat fish every day.

    anyway the reason people go berserk is because I want to have the possibility to eat meat even though I choose not to

    #1088153

    I don’t touch meat or chicken; I’m b’shitta a vegeterian. I do eat fish though. It seems like the 9 days became priviliged days in which you get to eat gormet milchig dishes which you can’t afford all year round.

    #1088154

    Can I ask what that shitta might be?

    I can”t imagine why someone would willingly stay away fron meat.

    #1088155

    gavra_at_work
    Participant

    What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?

    Oh, that’s okay. I make lamb.

    #1088156

    adorable
    Participant

    I love milchigs but eat meat about 3-4 times a week. Love fleishigs too now that I think about it. I just love to eat

    #1088157

    Agreer
    Participant

    Where I live, cheese is so expensive! I never eat milchigs for supper during the week! I save it for when I go out to eat as a really special treat.

    #1088158

    Peacemaker
    Member

    Huh, fleishigs is less expensive than milichegs??

    #1088159

    yid4life
    Member

    I am counting down the days for this to be over!! I love chicken and meat!! I’d say I eat meat at least one out of three meals each day. sometimes both lunch and dinner..

    #1088160

    same here, yid

    #1088161

    relaxation
    Member

    Actually I suffer all 9 days. I don’t eat dairy or fish. I Don’t enjoy bread or potatoes much…..so go figure I eat meat or chicken just about every night.

    #1088162

    WIY
    Member

    This thread makes some of us sound like spoiled brats with no respect for our traditions. If the Muslims can fast for 40 days we can go 9 days without meat (not including Shabbos night and day when we are allowed meat)! My gosh I can’t even believe some of the comments here!

    #1088163

    jmj613
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    I would to eat more fleishigs but our kids are very picky eaters and most of the time its no possible to cook twice. So i dont suffer too much in the 9days and anyways shabbes is coming soon!!

    #1088164

    adorable
    Participant

    WIY- I agree with you btu why so harsh? i just think everyone should not make the 9 days into such a big issue. its supposed to be a little “uncomf” and not so “geshmake”

    #1088165

    ha ha. The 9 days don’t bother us at all, since we only eat chicken on shabbos/rosh chodesh/yom tov!

    We are accustomed to a vegetarian style of diet.

    You have to realize we have become very spoiled in America, as Jews. Our ancestors in Europe and beyond never ate like this. (chicken every night of the week)

    And even today in Eretz Israel you’ll see families eating vegetarian style all week and then just afford a bit of chicken to be yotze on shabbos.

    It is not necessary nor is it healthy!

    #1088166

    brotherofurs
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    we eat meat like 2/5 days [not counting Shabbat] and a lot of my famil are vegetarians so my mother makes parve food with the meat

    #1088167

    mik5
    Participant

    Generally speaking, I eat meat only on the Sabbath and holidays.

    #1088168

    CTLAWYER
    Participant

    Excluding the 9 Days, Fast Days (and the night after) and Shavous I tend to eat meat or poultry twice a day.

    Back when I was single, mor with a small than 40 years ago, I had a fleishiges apartment service for 2 set of pareve. I drink my coffee black, and was happy with toast and pareve margarine, eggs and coffee for breakfast.

    B”H we have separate kitchens in our home and it is no problem for me to have a fleischige meal when the wife and daughters may be having milchiges.

    Today is Father’s Day. My youngest daughter made me salami and eggs for breakfast at 8 after I came from Minyan. I had a cookout at 1PM where I grilled burgers, franks, and steaks with veg kabobs, corn on the cob. Tonight after I get home from shul will be a cold meal. A tossed salad topped with sliced turkey, roast beef and pastrami.

    It’s a great menu to celebrate…three meat meals…I’m very satisfied.

    #1088169

    Yaakov
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    In my house, we eat meat on Mondays and Wednesdays (and obviously Shabbat), and dairy on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Sunday is a freebie, but usually parve. Saturday night is dairy.

    #1088171

    147
    Participant

    Everyday except tragic 9 days; Even on Tammuz 29th until about a few seconds before Sheki’a, and most year on Ov 10th, instantaneously after Chatzos haYom.

    On other end of spectrum, I can go for days on end after Pesach without bread.

    BTW Leil Rosh Chodesh Ov is only nite of entire year when I am absolutely Makpid Gomur not to Daven early Ma’ariv so as not to commence affliction of 9 days even 1 second earlier than absolutely necessary.

    #1088172

    ☕️coffee addict
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    twice a week (not including shabbos and rosh chodesh)(one day is leftovers from shabbos)

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