He opened the lunch box she had so painstakingly packed for him. He knew it wouldn't have finger-licking dishes inside. She had just started learning how to cook. Hunting for online recipes for beginners had become her new hobby. He appreciated the effort and he knew he would take back an empty box to show his acknowledgment.
In the final container, he found a note saying:
"I burnt the special dish that was supposed to go into this container and there was no time to start again. Thought I'd pack you some extra love instead.
p.s: I am Calvin and you are my Hobbes."