When crisis strikes, we’re forced on many levels to function with only the simplest, most basic necessities. Gone were the heels and makeup, running day-to-day errands, and dining in restaurants. We had to start cooking our own meals, making do with what was available. Planning became a key pastime – particularly, what to cook for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Who to reach out to in an emergency? What to do with the endless hours at home? In 2020, we went back to basics.