You may very well ask.
You come home from work, starving, and discover there's nothing in the fridge.
Now what? In this day and age, I suppose you could go out to eat, and I will be recommending that at times. But for the most part, especially when it's nasty out, you just want to stay home, and eat something comforting.
So here, I'll tell you about my responses to the eternal and inevitable conundrum,
What on earth's for dinner?