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probablymuse  asked:

your voltron headcanons give me life, seriously. if it's not a problem, could i ask if you have any with platonic allura/lance?? :)

absolutely my guy

  • “so allura, if you absolutely had to choose, and don’t worry about hurting anyone’s feelings here, who’s your favorite pala-” “it’s hunk”
    • lance can’t even be mad bc. same.
  • one fateful day, the Great Ear Debate finally happens. round ears are insulted. food is thrown. feelings are hurt
  • “princess, can i just say that you look awfully alluring today??” “lance
  • allura keeps tabs on lance using the mice to make sure he doesn’t lock himself in a cyropod again
  • lance learns altean swears secondhand from allura
  • *allura voice* “it is, as you humans say, lit? did i say that right? lance?? why are you laughing”
  • they’re both card carrying members of the Would Die For Coran club
  • lance is so jealous of how pretty allura is
    • like. her hair. her eyelashes. her skin. do you think allura has ever worn a face mask in her life?? no
    • lance’s skincare routine is now driven by allura-fueled spite
    • one time lance asks her what type of conditioner she uses and she deadass looks at him and is like “what’s conditioner?” and he screams
  • “hey, lance, what are you doing tonight?” “more like who am i doing tonight lol” “……..” “………….no one. i’m free. what’s up?”

Honestly, it’s so bizarre looking at Nintendo’s two biggest badasses side-by-side.

6-foot intergalactic mercenary. Armed to the teeth, incredible athleticism, can run and jump in full-body armor at lethal velocities. Regularly combats nigh-invulnerable apex predators that completely suck the life force out of everything in the universe in one touch. Typically only rivaled by two things: an armored space dragon, and herself.

8-inch soft boy. Determined, round, makes superpowers out of his food. Regularly combats godly and godless abominations alike. Befriends most of his rivals because they know he wouldn’t have a problem shutting them down if they acted up again. Once helped the first badass take down several of the aforementioned nigh-invulnerable apex predators. They’re friends.

Petition to change the name of the show to Downworlders and just make it 45 minutes a week of Warlocks/Vamps/Werewolves engaging in a variety of reality competition show style challenges to determine which species is The Best Species™ (Seelies organize the events and run elaborate gambling pools for everyone to bet on their local faves) 

Featuring - 

  • Team captains Raphael, Magnus, and Luke   
  • Warlocks getting disqualified from the Top Chef round for magicking food instead of cooking it
  • Vamps somehow winning the Top Chef round without being able to eat
  • Werewolf on Werewolf football game turning into an episode of the Puppy Bowl
  • Vamps with personally tailored Givenchy haute couture team uniforms
  • Magnus in a Eurovision song contest style performance
  • Simon coming in clutch for Team Vamp with that pop culture trivia ft. victory kiss from Raphael
  • ft. Shadowhunter Cheerleaders (Alec with pom poms enough said)

fibbonocci  asked:

okay so hear me out... ronan making the most disgusting smoothie ever made, like, meatballs basil yogurt banana cocoa powder etc. and giving it to gansey without telling him what it is, but bc gansey is so focused on his work he drinks it no question and actually enjoys it, when he finishes it he asks ronan for the recipe so he can make it again. ronan throws up a little in his mouth.

IM SCREAMING. This content is exactly why I come on this hecking site.

But imagine this turns into a game with the Gangsey. 

Ronan grabs Noah and returns to the kitchen and they get to work. They take crackers and put them on a plate and cover them in ketchup. They add cumin, chocolate syrup, and salsa. When Ronan goes back out to the main room, Gansey is sitting so close to his computer that his nose is almost touching the screen. Ronan doesn’t say anything and puts the crackers down. Gansey mumbles a simple “thank you” before eating it while Noah and Ronan watch him. 

Gansey doesn’t even fucking flinch.

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anonymous asked:

Fav sterek fics?

I have 402 bookmarks on AO3, how do I choose favorites?! I guess I can try ; ; here’s my pathetic attempt at a sterek rec list (fics added as I find them in my bookmarks, not by favorites):


The Boy and the Beast by Dira Sudis (dsudis) [116k, M]

In which events in Beacon Hills go rather differently from the start, and a Beauty and the Beast (ish) story ensues. (Scott is not a teacup and no one sings about their feelings.)

Safety in Silence by Survivah [66k, M]

It’s perfectly understandable. Even Derek wouldn’t want to be Derek’s soulmate.

Easy Trouble by Survivah [55k, M]

Derek+Stiles+fairies = love spell

“Make love to me,” Derek demands.

What.

Where The Inevitable Isn’t by Survivah [41, M]

Stiles has a magical thingamajig that’s supposed to get him out of danger. Trouble is, it took him really, really far out of danger. Like, to the point where he isn’t in the same universe anymore.

“A part of Stiles had been thinking that he’d come home, and just go, ‘hey, Derek, are we mates and you just haven’t said anything about it?’ and Derek would reply, ‘now you mention it, we are indeed! Now come to my bedchamber, where we will have super hot sex and then cuddle after!’”

A Simple Life by Survivah [13k, T]

Derek plans to spend the rest of his life holed up in the woods after Laura dies. Then he meets a stubborn young fox, and the stubborn young fox meets an urn of Deaton’s magic powder, and his plans change.

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anonymous asked:

Hi there :) I love your take on andreil and I wondered if you would write something about Andrew being jealous/possessive of Neil? I always read fics where it's Neil in this situation.. thank u!! :)

i come bearing gifts, my wonderful anon. this was way too much fun to write. thank you for your request! also on AO3

send me prompts :)


“Kevin called today just to say that he’s emailing me extra drills to add to my training regimen. Because apparently I’m getting slower? Whatever. I told him to fuck off, but like that’s ever worked before,” Neil concludes. Andrew makes a vague sound of agreement, but since they’re on the phone, Neil has a hard time judging just how uninterested Andrew really is.

“Anyway,” Neil says, “I met up with Travis after practice to work on plays. He actually knows his shit, you know? He has this idea to keep Wilson back so that Singh can have better control of the line, and it’s genius. Singh is obviously superior when it comes to—”

“Travis?” Andrew interrupts him, suddenly sounding a good bit more attentive.

“Yeah, Travis Patterson. The one from the University of Texas?” Neil waits for some kind of acknowledgement but continues anyway when he gets none. “He’s easily our best backliner, aggressive as hell but knows where to draw the line. And he’s smart too, like he actually thinks before he makes a move. Which is rare.” Neil rolls his eyes at the general state of talent in the Professional Exy League, even though Andrew can’t see him. If he could, he would probably just glare and call Neil a junkie, so maybe it’s for the best. “I think we’re meeting up again on Thursday to go over specifics, make sure everything will really click before I try to implement the switch at practice,” Neil says, almost to himself. He gets up from the couch and makes his way into his bedroom, opening the top drawer on his nightstand and reaching for the stack of orange sticky notes in the back corner. He jots down “Travis - Thursday @ 7:00” and heads to the kitchen to press it to the refrigerator until it holds.

“What are you doing this weekend?” Andrew asks out of nowhere.

“I have a home game on Saturday afternoon, and then that charity event thing on Sunday…” Neil says, and it almost comes out as a question. Andrew knows this already. His team is off this weekend, but Neil’s schedule is so booked that they agreed it wasn’t worth the five hour plane ride.

“I’m coming. I can be there Saturday morning. 9:35,” Andrew states.

“Uh,” Neil blanks a bit out of shock but decides not to question it. Like he would ever complain. “Okay, yeah. I’ll be there to pick you up.”

“Okay,” Andrew says, disinterested tone back in full force.

“Hey, are you—” Neil begins, but Andrew has already hung up.

It isn’t abnormal for them to hang up without a proper goodbye, but there is usually at least a bit more ceremony to it. Neil shrugs to himself, chalking it up to Andrew being Andrew.

Andrew fucking hates flying.

This is news to no one. So this spontaneous five hour flight with only two days of mental preparation may seem ill-advised. And it is. Andrew knows that it is. But he hits “confirm” to book it anyway, cursing himself every step of the way. But he could only listen to Neil go on and on about Travis for so long before he cracked.

Andrew knows exactly who Travis is. Travis William Patterson, 27 years old, 6’3” backliner from middle of nowhere, Texas, current starter for the Boston Hurricanes, #9. As a matter of fact, Andrew is looking at him right now. ESPN is showing Exy highlights from last weekend, and Neil’s team just happens to be up at this very moment.

The Neil on screen has just performed some ridiculous move that absolutely should not have ended with a goal but somehow did, and he is immediately met with high-fives from his teammates and an affectionate-looking hug from Travis. Andrew can most certainly be objective, and this exchange looks pretty platonic. But Andrew is also a man attracted to men, and he has to admit that Travis is good looking. Really good looking. He’s got that whole good ol’ boy, yes ma’am/no sir, homegrown Southern cowboy appeal. If you’re into that. Which Andrew definitely isn’t, and he doesn’t think Neil is either.

Andrew knows that Neil isn’t the cheating type, but that doesn’t stop Andrew from feeling just a little possessive over him. He and Neil have been together for eight years now, so Andrew probably has nothing to worry about. And yet here he is, watching several hundred dollars drain from his bank account thanks to this impromptu flight.

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Big roast veggie bowl for a warming lunch on this cold afternoon! I just roasted up some potatoes, swede, carrots and parsnips in the oven at 200 degrees Celsius for about 40-50 minutes. I coated the veggies in a generous amount of olive oil, onion powder, dried Italian herbs and paprika before roasting, for extra flavour. Served the veggies with a side of kale to give it some freshness, and drizzled over some tahini to round it off.

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Yields 2 each 10-inch Pistachio, Strawberry, and Blueberry cakes

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
Blueberry Cake
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powderr
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ teaspoon blueberry extract
  • 2 drops fluorescent purple coloring
Pistachio Cake
  • 1 cup unsalted shelled pistachios
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 drops mint green color
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons pistachio paste
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
Strawberry Cake
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cups strawberry puree
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ¼ cup butter at room temperature
Equipment
  • 3 large mixing bowls
  • 3 medium mixing bowls
  • Food processor
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Hand mixer with attachments
  • (3) 10-inch round cake pans
  • 3 cake boards
  • Decorating bags filled with light pink, light green, and light purple buttercream frosting
  • Small offset spatula
  • Large spatula
  • Cake stand

Let’s get started!

Blueberry Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook frozen blueberries and ¼ cup sugar on low until it is a thick jam.
  3. In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs one at a time and mix until well combined.
  6. Add blueberry extract and mix well.
  7. Add 1/3 of the dry, then the milks, 1/3 of the dry and scrape the bowl down, mixing well between each addition. Mix in the blueberry jam and then the remaining dry ingredients.
  8. Pour batter into a lined cake pan and bake for 35 to 45 minutes.
Pistachio Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Use a food processor to pulse pistachios until finely ground. Add flour, baking powder and salt and pulse briefly to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar and pistachio paste until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating in between and then mix in vanilla extract. Reduce speed to low to add the pistachio mixture and milk mixtures alternately in batches, beginning and ending with pistachio mixture.
  5. Spread batter evenly into a lined 10 inch round cake pan and bake for 40 minutes.
  6. Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then remove to cool completely.
Strawberry Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl mix eggs, puree and extracts until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add butter and oil and mix until it becomes pebbly.
  5. Add half of the wet ingredients and beat well 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the rest of the wet ingredients in two parts, beating well between each addition.
  7. Pour batter into a lined 10 inch round cake pan and bake for 35 to 45 minutes.
  8. Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then remove to cool completely.

Time to decorate!

  1. Spread a thin layer of green frosting on top of the pistachio cake and then place the strawberry cake on top. Frost the top of the strawberry cake with pink frosting and then place the blueberry cake on top.
  2. Refrigerate the cake for 30 minutes.
  3. Pipe two rows of green frosting on the bottom of the cake and then pink frosting in the middle. Finish the top of the cake off with blue frosting and then smooth with an offset spatula.
  4. Use the spatula to create texture around and on top of the cake.
  5. Sprinkle some silver sugar pearls on top.
  • Cutthroat Kitchen Season 1: You can't taste your food for the entire round, make your utensils with tin foil
  • Cutthroat Kitchen Season 12: YOU ARE STRAPPED TO A ROCKET FLYING TOWARDS THE SUN WHICH YOU MUST USE AS YOUR ONLY HEAT SOURCE AND YOU MUST SALVAGE ALL OF YOUR INGREDIENTS OUT OF A GIANT CHEESE WHIZ MOLD OF ALTON BROWN'S FACE YOUR ONLY UTENSIL IS A TOOTHPICK
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April is National Gardening Month, which means it’s time to pick out veggies to grow. Whether it’s a backyard garden, community garden or simply potted herbs on a windowsill, there are plenty of ways to grow fresh produce perfect for topping your favorite pasta dishes this summer.  

Rotini with Argula and Peppers
Spaghetti with Spiralized Vegetables
Rotini Pasta Salad with Raw Veggies and Egg