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I know 22 September is Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ birthday—but let us not forget that it is also the date in which Samwise Gamgee, last of the Ring-bearers, leaves Middle-earth for ever to reunite with Frodo.

Here’s a fun fact: my mom used to eat raw potatoes as a kid. She’s reading this btw (Hi mom!) Yes, her pops raised 9 children alone. Needless to say, she didn’t grow up with much.

Most folks think that potatoes are poor man’s food. Little do they know that the poor food they speak of has some great benefits. If you disagree please share! Potatoes help fight disease due to the phytochemicals they contain, they help maintain healthy blood pressure and are a good source of vitamin C and B6 and fiber when you eat the skin! The Quechua from Peru have cultural traditions surrounding the potato. So it’s sacred. I eat a lot of potatoes. I just do what my elders and ancestors did. ❤


Oil-Free Hash Browns

2 Russet potatoes, shredded
1 zucchini, shredded (optional)
¼ onion, shredded
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
¼ - ½ tsp. salt
1 tbsp. water

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Place a large baking sheet in the oven.

Wash potatoes and shred them with a cheese grater. Working with one potato at a time, place shredded potatoes in the middle of a kitchen towel, roll it up and wring the potatoes to soak up and drain any excess liquid. Repeat with the second potato. Next, shred the onion (and zucchini, if using). Add potato shreds to a large mixing bowl plus the onion, flour, salt and water. Mix until combined.

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Drop ¼ cup portions of potato mix into skillet and cook until browned on both sides; about 3-4 minutes per side. When done, transfer cooked hash browns to baking sheet in oven. Bake for 20 minutes. Serve with fresh salsa or ketchup.

                               “I’m Hōzuki, deputy of the King of Hell, Enma Dai-Ō, 
                    and we are happy to have you in hell. Please, enjoy your long stay.”

                                                                                           HOZUKI, 
                                                          from hoozuki no reitetsu.
                                                                                    independent && semi-selective penned by maki.
                                                                                               portuguese && english.

                                                  “the path ahead just leads to hell.”
                   | IND. SEMI SELECTIVE && CANON DIVERGENT MAYA NATSUME, 
                                      PORTUGUESE && ENGLISH PENNED BY MAKI. |

Jumping Jack (pulled jackfruit) burger with sweet potato chips and a coconut milk hot chocolate for lunch on a sunny summer day 💘🌞

Sister of Soul
St Kilda - Melbourne - Australia

text meme: my phone edition

texts provided by steph’s and my phone

[text]: No way I’ll be able to manage that unfortunately
[text]: Are you sure she wasn’t joking?
[text]: Need to stop jacking it so much
[text]: No, fuck, some asshole blocked me in. Maybe later. 
[text]: You left your keys here, by the way
[text]: Yeah, they’re there now.
[text]: I have to share this with my favorite potato
[text]: That escalated moderately
[text]: Haha, just come over
[text]: What’s happening to you?
[text]: As a poor student, I resent that.
[text]: I don’t remember ever having this conversation
[text]: That’s okay, I’ll just wander around until you get here
[text]: If it looks like a bitch, sounds like a bitch and smells like a bitch…
[text]: I give you my blessing. Marry that dude.
[text]: A baby pointed at me and now I’m offended
[text]: We talked about it at the party last night while you were in the bathroom
[text]: Random question. Do you have guitar hero?
[text]: The kids have arrived…
[text]: He looks like a peanut with hair
[text]: I had a dream you shot me, so I’m mad at you right now
[text]: Oh no, what if I sent you in the wrong direction :(
[text]: Where the fuck are you guys?
[text]: I’m committed to this activity if it happens
[text]: I got an appointment at the doctor’s, let’s hope he knows how to fix this
[text]: WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH THE TOMATOES
[text]: I’m taking the cake out of the oven now and then I’m leaving
[text]: are you gonna sleep until tomorrow or what?
[text]: I’m supposed to be doing homework and it’s just not happening right now
[text]: Listen, that’s just natural selection. Accept it.
[text]: 100% am not going to make it on time
[text]: I need to get a sugar daddy, is what I’m saying here
[text]: He has a nice face but that was an INSTANT boner kill
[text]: Whatever, I’m leaving early. Like, really really early.
[text]: You have to admit I’m very pretty for someone this ugly
[text]: basically you only need to have a dog in one of your pictures for me to swipe right on tinder 
[text]: this is not the douche you’re looking for
[text]: Hang out with me instead, because I’m cooler
[text]: Give me antibiotics or give me death
[text]: it expired in 1997… look at your life
[text]: Where did this comically small shotglass come from?
[text]: Imagine: clean dishes. And all you have to do is start the fucking dishwasher

Dedication to be “In Character”

Despite it being a rather “depressed” theme of the Shingeki of Kyojin, the character of Sasha provides much of the light-hearted moments as a breather from all the angst. 

The most memorable moment comes to the introduction scene:

During the event, Yuu-san as the CV of the character remains dedicated to this distinctive characteristic of Sasha by taking out a steamed potato (out of nowhere!) during her cast greeting (挨拶): 

This little act surprises everyone! This does not end here…

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