Trying to Survive the Market

As I’ve been reading the Grapes of Wrath, I noticed that I have started to grow a little fond of the book. The story is quite slow, but it isn’t too bad after all. On a nice Thursday morning, my teacher assigned the class what’s called the 1-pager.

It’s basically a summary of a chapter, the book, or a scene, with illustrations, quotes, and a phrase to show the readers what or why you feel is important. I chose a chapter to summarize, not of the main character literally, but of the life of an everyday person who wants a car.

“Used Cars! Cheap used cars!”

 

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Aglio Et Olio

A true chef knows that the simpler the pasta, the harder it is to make. Pastas such as Aglio Et Olio and Vongole are essentially considered “nude”, every layer of coating peeled away to show its true flavor. They are not to be considered easy, for a small mistake can be known just by the look or taste. Why is it so- they don’t have the strong flavors of tomato sauce or cream to coat the pasta, which easily covers up the poor quality spent making it. It doesn’t take much effort to make a red spaghetti, just boil the pasta, throw it in a pan, add some sauce, and mix a bit and voila, there it is. However, for the “naked pastas”, they need a perfect ratio of oil to garlic, well boiled pastas that are not over nor under cooked, thrown into the pan at an even temperature, a clean, healthy batch of whatever goes with it (clams, vegetables, steak, etc), with a perfect timing to pour a bit of the carefully chosen wine to enrich the flavor. If one thing or process is missing or not perfected, the whole pasta is messed up. A small mistake has a great impact on these types of pastas.

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3/5 Quote of the Day

Good day, good times, good life~

bacon

I am DEFINITELY that kind of person, thought I would replace bacon with ice cream~

Or maybe even boba :3

boba

-Raining Chocolate

Dust Bowl for Breakfast

Anyone not a breakfast person?

ME!!!

Hahaha well that isn’t really something I should be proud of, considering breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day. But hey, what can I say, my stomach is a muscle. And muscles stretch well when worked out.

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3/2 Quote of the Day

Hello! Good day~

chocolate

Haha just a little reminder- living your life is great but spending time with you family is sweeter~~~

🙂

I’m doing just that at the moment~

te he he~

-Raining Chocolate

Fill My Hunger

12 O’Clock, sitting in front of my computer, my eyes can’t stop turning towards the kitchen, my stomach begging me for something to eat. The angel on my right side reminded me of my weight, that each kg lost is 1/2 a foot closer to my goal jump. The devil on my left was telling me of the satisfaction that I will get when I fill my stomach with the goodies.

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WHAT TO DO……

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2/21 Quote of the Day

“Good food, good friends, good times”

-Anonymous

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I noticed that the most memorable days have food involved… coincidence? I think not. 🙂

-Raining Chocolate

Say Something

Sometimes, my brain gets the greatest ideas when I’m relaxed, watching a movie on my couch, cuddled up in blankets and pillows. But when I sit down to type out the words that I want to say to you guys, my mind just becomes… blank. A white piece of paper that was once furiously written, but somehow whited out, leaving no hint for me to find out what I was going to say.

So I sat down not to think of what to write, but what I do most, so that maybe talking about that will give me an idea.

Music.

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