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Evolving tastebuds

I used to cook a lot of egg rolls with pork as the meat inside, but it seems that it’s very common to cook egg rolls with beef these days. I was extremely surprised since I have always found pork to be more flavorful than beef in certain dishes. But I recently stumbled upon an article that said that cilantro is an up and coming herb. I have a few friends who are willing to take more than ten minutes to carefully pluck out cilantro from their food so it was another surprise to hear about that.

Good weather

The weather has been strangely nice these days. The sun has been hiding behind the clouds and allowing the hot temperatures to cool. It was a nice day to give my car a bath and so I did. I didn’t have to wear a big hat or big sunglasses and deal with a flapping umbrella above my head. I could just enjoy the wind and cloudy skies without thinking about whether my sunblock was working or not. Now my car is sparkling clean and I’m loving every second of this cool weather. A win-win situation if you ask me!

Silly

I can’t help but notice how more and more of the food that eateries serve these days at exorbitant prices are stuff that I can cook at home with very little effort and don’t taste half as good. What that says to me is that either people these days can’t cook, or are too lazy. But cooking is so easy and fun. Why wouldn’t anyone want to cook? Puzzling, ain’t it?

A waste of time and money

Restaurants that serve all-day breakfasts seem to be sprouting up everywhere. Yet we’ve not been to any. To me, breakfast should rightfully be the simplest meal of the day and eaten at home. I don’t believe in dragging myself out first thing in the morning to a breakfast that I can so easily make at home. It’s simply a waste of time and money. But that’s just me.

Where have all the flowers gone?

I’ve been like a caveman lately hunting around for good food and new places to eat. There are definitely far fewer places serving good food than ever these days. Parking spots are limited and portions are shrinking but prices are skyrocketing.

My patience is wearing thin as driving around in this heat only to find that an eatery that people are raving about is serving only mediocre food, by my standards. Where’s all the good food gone?

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