So Friday cooking took from 8 AM through 7:11 PM (with several breaks to tzniufy to accept gifts and offerings from lovely guests.) Here's what we had!
Aside from mushroom-barley soup, which you already saw, the meal featured Meat- Vegetable lasagna:
And for dessert, home-baked cookies with chocolate frosting and sprinkles on top!
This was my apartment just before Shabbat:
Then I jumped in the shower at 7:11 and ended up being ready in time for Shabbat. Huzzah!