Last week Mr. Woo took his final for one of his classes. He phoned afterward to tell me he was on his way home. A few minutes into my meal prep, an impersonator phoned claiming to be "Pooki" and that she "love[s] Boo." This pretender wanted to come over for dinner
So I let Hedder in our home.
Mr. Woo had requested curry. Now, you know how much he likes curry. But he made a modification to this request. He wanted it with noodles. I thought this was so bizarre, but later he explained that it'd be something like a Thai dish. Ohhhhh, it all made sense now!
Off to the kitchen I went like a good, loving wifey to make my Thai-inspired noodles. I made the Japanese curry and had to use frozen veggies due to the lack of fresh ones (not that I didn't like the convenience of it). While that was left to simmer, I boiled the pasta. The special touch? Crushed caramelized peanuts! Absolutely turned the $5 dish into $13. Hedder even said it was "fancy." :D
Above, you'll see two people genuinely enjoying their meal. It was actually good! (Pooki, feel free to make these innovative suggestions more often.) You'll also notice the stark contrast in their speed of ingesting and inhaling, respectively.
But seriously, I was able to clean up, do some of the dishes, and returned to (still) see this: