It’s Monday (June 7, 2021)

Happy Monday! Hope you had a nice weekend.

It’s the last few days of school! We made it through a full year of distance learning (it all started end March 2020. How long ago that seems…).

The school district hasn’t exactly said what’s going to happen when the new school year begins, but the plan at least is to be back in person, finally.

Some things last week:

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White nectarines from the farmers market
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Rainier cherries are back!
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The boys made Japanese curry last week (with some help from me). I usually throw in whatever vegetables I have on hand so this time it had carrots, mushrooms, and broccoli.
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The husband’s office had some “international snacks” box sent over. I mean, ok there were a few things I hadn’t seen before like tamarind candy and a Brazilian drink with guarana (apparently has more caffeine than coffee??). But I reckon they could do better than just rice crackers for Asia. Asian snacks are the best! I mean, prawn crackers, salted egg yolk fish skin, White Rabbit candy, all the different Pocky flavours etc..
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I wish I could take credit for this spicy beef soup, but all I did was open the packet and warm it up. I did add green onions and instant noodles though. But it was a packet of Korean beef soup I picked up at the supermarket. It was delicious though!
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Dinner yesterday was takeout from our favourite Malaysian/Burmese restaurant. We had beef rendang, char kway teow, hor fun, curry mee.

Currently…

Reading:

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Minor Feelings – Cathy Park Hong

Watching: Hospital Playlist

Eating: Homemade sourdough bread, toasted, with butter.

Drinking: Tea

Cooking:

Maybe some soondubu jigae (tofu stew) I love making this! At first I started out with a soondubu “kit” that comes with a packaged paste and tofu. But I realised that I could make it with the chili powder (gochugaru), kimchi, some broth, and your favourite ingredients. I usually make it with just mushrooms and a packaged vegetable broth paste. And the soft tofu too. Of course, it’s not the traditional way (see the link for a better recipe).

Last week:

I read:

Heiress Apparently – Diana Ma

Tweet Cute – Emma Lord

I posted:

Heiress Apparently by Diana Ma

Library Loot (June 2 to 8)

Classics With Great Covers #TopTenTuesday

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. This meme started with J Kaye’s Blog   and then was taken up by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at the Book Date

One Comment

  1. We’ve just had our first nectarines of the season too. #goodfortune And I’m near the top of the Minor Feelings’ hold list as well, so that’s something else to be grateful for (at least, based on an interview I heard, it sounds like it’s going to be a great read).

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