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Mom's 13-Bean Soup

The winter my dad was in Iraq, my mom looked in the pantry one night and realized she didn’t really have anything ready to feed us with. The base exchange was closed and there was no way she was dragging two elementary schoolers to McDonald’s before bed. She had a whole mess of beans, some vegetable broth, and bacon. Bam, 13-bean soup, ready in time for dinner and good as hell.

You got beans? You got broth? You got soup.

You will need:

  • a box of stock – vegetable is good, but chicken or beef will work if you want a meatier flavor
  • a couple different cans of beans. Big, light-colored beans are perfect for this soup: things like butter beans and navy beans are great. Mix it up how you like, though, or with whatever’s in your pantry; lentils, black-eyed peas, garbanzos, and red beans are great too. Try to pick a couple varieties of bean to give different textures & flavors.
  • 3 cloves minced garlic. This is equivalent to about a heaping tablespoon of the jarred stuff, which works great.
  • 2 diced yellow onions (we like vidalia, for their sweetness)
  • olive oil, just enough to fry vegetables in
  • 2 bay leaves
  • dried oregano and basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

This is technically all you need to create a good soup. If you have more money and time and want to spice it up, you can add:

  • carrots
  • celery
  • bacon or other meat (MAKE SURE YOU COOK IT FIRST)
  • tofu
  • kale
  • potato
  • whatever else you want! Chop em up and throw em in once you’ve brought the soup to a nice simmer.
  1. Ideally, rinse the beans and soak them overnight. If you don’t have the time, just rinse them until water runs clear. Strain and set aside.
  2. Heat your oil or butter in a big soup pot over medium heat. Add onions and stir, cooking until they’re soft but not brown, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, bay leaves, and spices and cook for another 2 minutes or so.
  4. Add beans and stir, then add stock. Cover pot. Bring to a hearty boil, then turn the heat down to a simmer once it’s bubbling. Simmer about 1 hour.
  5. OPTIONAL: If you’re using meat or tofu, add now and simmer for another 5-10 minutes; same if you’re using a leafy vegetable like kale or cabbage. If you have hard vegetables (carrot, celery, potato) add before meat/tofu; stir in and simmer for another half hour before the protein goes in.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste and serve. Best with a crusty baguette.

//. I was going to stay out of this, cause y’know. I was like ‘well this creature isn’t really important nor do I care much about him. Cause he’s just an example of why we can’t have nice things. and why aliens don’t visit us. ’ 

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  • Lotor reading "Human Slang and How to burn your enemies with words" : Team Voltron, it's time I settled my beef with you!
  • Lance:
  • Hunk: Lanc-
  • Lance: So...what you are trying to say
  • Pidge: ...just let him go Hunk
  • Lance: is that you got beef?
  • Lotor proud of himself: YES. I. HAVE. BEEF.
  • Hunk and Pidge: *sigh*
  • Lance: then I'm a-
  • Keith joining in: veGETARIAN
  • Lance and Keith: AND I AIN'T FUCKING SCARED OF HIM
  • Shiro somewhere in the astral plane: *single tear runs down cheek* My baby brother has done me proud
Things Bruce has definitely said to his boys

“No. You can not wear your boxers around the house. We are not barn animals.”

“It is not okay to draw obscenities on your brothers forehead with lipstick while he’s sleeping.”

“Do not bake churros in the kitchen at four in the morning ever again.”

*doesn’t use intercom, yells from kitchen* “DICK!! Bring the thirty six cereal bowls down from your room, NOW!”

“You spent $3000 at Mc Donald’s in the past week? How, is, that, even, possible?”

“Where did all the decorative pinecones in the front entrance go?”

“Alfred told me he washed an entire wall in one of the upstarts washrooms that was covered with piss. Who and how?

“Using your brothers mattress as a sled to slide down the stairs is not acceptable. Nor are actual sleds.”

“Stop blasting Ariana Grande in the bat cave. I’m sick of hearing ‘Can’t a princess be a bad bitch,’ when I come home after patrol.”

“No, it is not okay to pee out your window. There’s twelve bathrooms in this house. Use one.”

“Is that a Metropolis State jersey? Take it off.”

“Why is there a butter knife sticking from Tim’s door? How did you even stick it in there, this is solid oak.”

“Do not dress up as a clown and stalk through the house at three in the morning again. Are you trying to scare your father to death?”

“Why is there satanic runes written with Nutella across the floor of the den?”

“There are twenty tubs of ice cream in the freezer. Get rid of them.”

“I do not want to catch you cussing at your brothers in Arabic, Mandarin, or any other language ever again.”

“Pizza is not considered an adequate meal. Nor is Taco Bell, taco Tuesday is not a holiday in this family.”

“Why are you wearing your sisters Lululemon leggings? …I don’t care if it was a bet. Take them off.”

“No, you can’t dump lukewarm coffee on your brother.”

“Go for a run before I shave your hair off in your sleep. You’re driving me mad with your complaining.”

“No, you can not shoot your brothers with rubber bullets…. even if they deserve it.”

“I pay for your adventures, you pay me with silence after five o'clock.”

“No, we can not put a freezer dedicated to ham in the bat cave.”

“Send me a picture of a clean room and Alfred will restore the wifi. And don’t even think about hacking or you won’t see the light of day for a week.”

“You bought fifteen boxes of Lucky Charms. I don’t even know what to say to that.”

*whispers* “For fucks sake.” *louder* “Why is there ground beef in the dryer!!”

“Did you actually put that Cheeto you found on the sidewalk in your mouth? Be thankful I have the money for healthy care.”

Say That Again

Summary: Soulmate AU. Everyone hears a key word or phrase in their head from their soulmate, something only heard in person when the moment is right.

Pairing: Bucky Barnes x reader

Word Count: 2,543

Warnings: language, self-consciousness, fluff, that’s basically it

A/N: This is my submission for the lovely wonderful talented @bladebarnes’ 2k Celebration Challenge. My prompt was 35. quote: “Say that again.” I saw Baby Driver recently and couldn’t get the diner thing out of my head.

Originally posted by coporolight

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50 no-sense quotes only monbebes understand

1. “I needed to show abs to buy you beef tenderlion”
2. “I just woke up but I’m bling bling?”
3. “Areumdawo neoya”
4. “It’s sunnyyyyy”
5. “I really want that ugly hot dog”
6. “I’m buter~”
7. “Simply K-FOP Come on!”
8. “Hannah Montana”
9. “If you cry, you get hairy ass”
10. “Wet in the mood huh? swag!”
11. “Since Rain needs to avoid the sun, he needs a sun cap”
12. “Hello? This is room service?”
13. “If it taste good, take responsability”
14. “Let’s party baby!”
15. “I´m going to buy this tea bag that smells like feet”
16. “Eggs scramble”
17. “NO END”
18. “Free Trade Agreement”
19. “Yechoux cream”
20. “Yellow card-inmida”
21. “Ar(g)entina”
22. “Eat shrimps crackers before you leave!”
23. “Bish I wanna get high~”
24. “I’m hip-hop”
25. “I’m not thinking right now because I’m not thinking”
26. “Hello Cleopatra, the thinnest potato chip in the world”
27. “I’m HAWK-EYE!!”
28. “Black Asian Beard”
29. “The hair in my armpits is blonde too”
30. “I can be your hero~ BAM! doo doo doo doo doo doo doo~”
31. “Let’s get it”
32. “I will drop kick him if we get chicken”
33. “5 loaves of bread?”
34. “You are too cute, shut up!”
35. “The wave on a sandy beach”
36. “That nigth in moscow”
37. “Bang song man”
38. “Down down down!”
39. “So you are you a dolphin now?”
40. “Excuse my charisma”
41. “Panda, panda!”
42. “A site, fire in thE HOLEE!!”
43. “There’s a reason our name is Monsta X”
44. “Encantado de conoberle”
45. “1-the-gay”
46. “He dances hip-hop when it’s sad”
47. “Kkukkukkakka”
48. “Dragon Ball X”
49. “Gongbu hate music like”
50. “Everybody make noise for his muscles”

Dragonpit showdown
  • *Everyone arrives*
  • Cersei: Hello guests I had to promise not to murder!
  • Jaime: *vawes the golden hand*
  • Cersei: Aha! Daenerys Targaryen! I am Cersei, THE QUEEN. And this is my brother Jaime, you know, the one that killed your dad.
  • Jaime: *hides under the table*
  • Daenerys: *goes nuts and runs to Cersei*
  • Jon: *grabs Dany* Calm down love
  • Cersei: AND DID I MENTION WE KILLED NED,ROBB AND CATELYN STARK?
  • Jon: *goes nuts*
  • Daenerys: Calm down love
  • Cersei: Jon Snow... A bastard!
  • Jon: Just like your dead children, Your Grace.
  • The Mountain: *grumbles*
  • The Hound: *grunts*
  • Cleganebowl: *intensifies*
  • The Wight: uhghghgnnggn
  • Brienne: CLEGANE!
  • The Hound: BRIENNE OF FOCKIN TARTH!
  • Podrick: PODRICK!
  • Gendry: *to the Hound* How much beef do you have?
  • Jon: Me and my totally platonic friend Daenerys that I have no intention of having sex with came here to show you something, Your Grace.
  • The Wight: ughghghghuughgghugu
  • Cersei: My brother's head on a spike?
  • Tyrion: YOU TRIED TO KILL ME!
  • Cersei: YOU KILLED FATHER!
  • Tyrion: HE WAS OLD!
  • Cersei: WELL YOU'RE STUPID!
  • Tyrion: Nuh-uh! You're stupid!
  • Jaime: *points at Jon and Dany* What are they doing?
  • Jon and Dany: *making out in the corner"
  • Davos: GOD JOB MY SON!
  • Tyrion: MORMONT! YOU OWE ME A SILVER STAG!
  • Jon and Dany: *drop on the ground*
  • Everyone:
  • The Wight: uhghghghghghghg