How to make yakitori chickenHow to make yakitori chicken4 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
2 chicken breasts, cut into about 3/4 inch pieces
1 negi, cut into about 3/4 inch pieces
Bamboo skewers (soaked in water to prevent burning)
For tare sauce (makes about 1/2 cup):
5 Tbsp soy sauce
5 Tbsp mirin
3 Tbsp sake
1 1/2 - 2 Tbsp of sugar *adjust the amount to your preference
A slice of ginger (optional)
Mix sugar, sake, mirin, and soy sauce in a sauce pan and stir well.
Put a slice of fresh ginger, if preferred.
Bring to a boil on high heat and turn down the heat to low and simmer until slightly thickened.
Stop the heat and set aside.
Thread chicken and negi on skewers alternatively.
Grill the skewered chicken and negi over hot coals until the surface of chicken turns white.
Brush the skewered chicken and negi with the sauce.
Grill until cooked through, brushing the sauce a couple of times.
How to make Mitarashi dangoHow to make Mitarashi dango4 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
200 g of rice flour
200 ml of hot water
100 ml water
2 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp corn starch
1.) Mix the rice flour and water together.
2.) Knead till dough is as tough as your earlobe.
3.) Fill a pan with water and heat up.
4.) Rip off bite sized pieces of the dough and steam them for 25 minutes
5.) Throw the balls into a bowl and mush together with a wetted wooden spoon.
6.) Knead the dough
7.) Roll out dough into a long stick shape.
8.) With a wetted knife, cut bite sized pieces off.
9.) roll the pieces into balls.
10.) wet skewers and apply an even amount of dumplings to each.
11.) pour sauce over dumplings and enjoy.
1.) Mix all the ingredients in a sauce pan.
2.) Simmer till thickened.
3.) Pour over dangos.
The Grand List of Japanese...The Grand List of Japanese...12 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
NOTE: Sorry about the formating; this is the best I could do. There is NO OFFICIAL spelling for Romanjii.
The Grand List of
Japanese Word (Romanjii) - English Translation/Definition
Aibou - Partner (often in a loving sense)
Hikari - Light
Yami - Dark, Darkness
Mou hitori no boku - Literally: "My another of me"
Mou hitori no (name) - The other (name)
Kawaii - Cute
Konnichuwa - Hello
Ohiyo - Hello; more specifically, "good morning"
Daijoubu desu ka? - Are you all right? (formal)
Daijoubu? - You all right? (informal)
Daijoubu - I'm all right
Hai - Various meanings; mostly used as "yes"
Ne - Various meanings; mostly used to confirm something, or to draw someone's attention to something.
Oshii! - Delicious!
Itai! or Ichi! - Ouch
Mou hitori no oré - Literally: "My another of I"; a very loving way to refer to a person.
Nihongo o narau - Third lessonYoukoso!!Nihongo o narau - Third lesson4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Minna-san!! Konnichiwa!! How are you to day? I hope your fine!!
You remember what we have learnt last time? The "Janai" thing I told you that the negative form of "desu" is "janai" & both of them have a past form "Datta" & "janakatta" .
I told you also that the next lesson (This lesson) will be about the interrogative form but I changed my mind because it's too easy All what you have to do is to add the particle "ka" at the end of the sentence Like this:
"Anata wa Hiroto desu" . "You're Hiroto"
"Anata wa Hiroto desu ka?" .. "Are you Hiroto?"
So I decided to teach you something more useful & I guess you will like it!! How to say "I like something" & "I don't like something"!!
Ladies & gentlemen Today's lesson!!
Third lesson: Suki or
.:Soku and Roxel:..:Soku and Roxel:.5 years ago in Profiles More Like This
I looked up at my mom from my soggy bowl of corn flakes sitting on the kitchen table in front of me, untouched. Breakfast was defiantly not my favorite meal of the day since I would always end up feeling sick after words. Though mom and dad had both commanded me to eat or else they'd lock me in the basement with the Heartless.
When I was little, the very thought of Heartless, or the darkness scared me since mom and dad would always fill my head of adventurous stories of vanquishing the little creatures and defeating the darkness. Now that I was thirteen, I knew they were just kidding around about locking me down there. I hoped they were anyway.
"Hey mom?" I said though a mouthful of cereal.
"Chew your food first, hon."
There wasn't really much to chew, since it was already mush, but I bit into it anyway, then swallowed the lump of flakes. "Where's dad? He said he would teach me some new things with the keyblade today."
"Your father said that? Soku, I can teach you the same stuff, if no
Stolen Prince PrologueStolen Prince Prologue4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
A woman with long flowing white hair ran through the streets to the palace with a small bundle in her arms. The woman looks behind her only to fall forward causing the small bundle to fall out of her arms.
Once the bundle hit the ground a cry came from the small dark blanket. The woman ran over to the small bundle picking it up revealing a small baby's face. The baby looked up at his mother and started to giggle.
The woman smiled as she continued her quest to the palace. "Stop! You woman! Stop right there!!" A royal guard yelled.
The woman froze but quickly ran. She wouldn't let THEM take her son. Not her little Ryou. The woman ran to the royal gardens where she lost the guards. She smiled down sadly at her son then started to sing. "Yal-di ha-tov veh ha-rach Al ti-ra veh al tif-chad(1) My son I have nothing I can give,
But this a chance that you, may live I pray to meet you again In the after life when your time has come " The woman kissed the boy's head
The Goblin King's Daughter-16NOTE: This is pre-beta version. My beta is currently on vacation, and I know it might be awhile until she gets back and can finish up these edits, so I'm going to be kind to you all, and post this now, even though it may likely change after she's done with them. Because this is the pre-beta version, there are likely several grammatical errors, spelling errors, word placement errors, etc. Thanks for understanding.The Goblin King's Daughter-165 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The Goblin King's Daughter
After the months he'd known Erin, Kieran thought he wouldn't find himself flabbergasted by her behavior any longer. He'd seen her angry, sweetly charming, undeniably excited, tearful and even frightened. He'd seen her cocky, confident, self-assured. However, the Erin he found himself currently facing he wasn't quite certain what to make of.
"What are you doing, again," he asked, feeling a bit exasperated.
She glanced at him ove
One Another's Angels, Part 20One Another's Angels, Part 204 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Chapter 20: Away From Home
Alex sat in the interrogation room, one hand cuffed to the metal table he sat at, one-way glass directly in front of him, going over the events that had brought him there. His face was throbbing from where the vamp had punched him, and his jaw was swollen from a similar incident. He should have known he wouldn't have been able to take on the whole nest by himself. It was probably lucky that the cops found him. If they hadn't, the vamps surely would have torn him apart. Unfortunately, now he had no way out. They took his wallet, car keys, and cell phone when they brought him in, so he couldn't use any of them, or anything he had hidden inside them, like the mini lock pick in his wallet and car keys.
It was times like this that he wished he still had Trea with him.
The door to his left opened and interrupted his thoughts. A tall man with medium brown hair, grey eyes, a medium build, and the beginnings of a beard on his face walked in, a file in his ha
Love QuotesLove Quotes...Love Quotes8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I wear my heart out on my sleeve
just in case Prince Charming
believes in love at first sight... <33
so I'll write your name on my heart,
a silent anthem to dance to at night... <33
&& if I told you I still loved you,
would you hold me in your arms...? <33
if you have to say you're sorry,
just please don't regret our love... <33
just listen to my heart beating;
can't you hear it sigh your name...? <33
you say you don't believe in love,
but the way you look at me
tells me you do... <33
standing in the falling snow,
you kiss my lips & hold me tight... <33
every girl dreams of those little moments
when everything feels right...
but baby, I never dreamed
you would give me a million of them... <33
&& you take my breath away
just by being in the room... <33
staring out the window,
I tell you I've never been kissed in the rain...
so you pull me outside
& lean in close... <33
The TourThe Tour5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The Tour, by crusanite and chattymonkey5859
A "missing episode"! Yay! Set between The Boiling Rock: Part II and The Southern Raiders. Katara's chaotic thoughts are interrupted by an offer of a private tour of the Western Air Temple. Kataang, for your pleasure.
"If they knew we were coming, it could all be a trap! Maybe we should use the time we have left to make sure we all get out of here safely."
"Everyone who's here today came prepared to risk everything for this mission. They know what's at stake. If there's still a chance and there's still hope, I think they would want Aang to go for it".
"What do you think? You're the one that has to face the Firelord. Whatever you decide, I'm with you."
"I've gotta try."
Katara hadn't known silence like this for a long time. For the first time in a good few days she was alone. A relief. She had time to think. The Western Air Temple hung somewhere under the cliff side on which she sat, dangling her legs into the abyss. The sun dipped
The Making of the Best SukiyakiThe Making of the Best Sukiyaki4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
It was your typical, average Saturday at the Okumura brothers' dorm. Oddly, someone else was walking the halls today. Sixteen year-old Renzo Shima was busy texting on his cell phone after having a chat with Yukio about his grades as of late. Usually the pink haired teen wouldn't have minded such a talk, but it had forced him to miss an important date.
"Great, now she hates me." Shima mumbled as he read the last not-too-friendly text message and snapped his phone shut before pocketing it. "That's the third chick this month. Am I losing my touch?" Shima laced his arms behind is head and stared at the ceiling as he thought. "I think she had a pretty hot sister, maybe I could-"
Shima stopped in mid-sentence when he heard, and felt, a wet crunch under his right foot. Barely moving his head; the young Exorcist-in-training looked down at his shoe and gulped. He slowly pulled back his foot to reveal the squashed remains of some kind of beetle-like bug. It's yellow, slimy guts were all over the
For Xemnas Lovers You walk the quite halls of the Nobodies Castle. You pass the large windows that partly lights the darken hall with the glow radiating off from the heart shaped moon that lingers in the sky just above the Castle. You look to it as you pass the windows. "Kingdom Hearts..." you whisper.For Xemnas Lovers5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Its been the Organization's goal for as long as you can remember and you've been around for a while. You and Xehanort -Xemnas now- lost your hearts the same day and found each other roaming the darkness. You remember him telling you he had a plan to get your heart back and he'd stop at nothing until he accomplished that goal.
True to his word he worked day and night trying to collect enough hearts so that one day your own hearts will be restored. Although, he's grown more distant from you. You figured at first just because he was working so hard but lately you started to rethink it. The Organization has more then enough members to give him a break yet
NaruSasu: Better than Ramen 1DISCLAIMER: I DON'T own Naruto. Naruto is the property of Masashi Kishimoto and TV Tokyo. This is a work of pure fiction for my amusement and for those who read this.NaruSasu: Better than Ramen 14 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
WARNING: The following contains Shounen-ai and maybe a bit of yaoi of NarutoxSasuke, which means homosexual content. If you are not a fan of that sort of thing, PLEASE don't read this and PLEASE don't yell at me for expressing myself creatively.
I recently got into BBC Sherlock, and wouldn't you know it? I have to wait an ENTIRE year for another episode and they ended with "The Final Problem"!!! HOW DARE THEY?!!
Better than Ramen Chapter One: Here's an Opening You've Never Seen Before! A New Student! Who Saw that Coming?!
I always had a logical and methodical approach to everything I did. I had my entire life planned out, right down to my will. After high school, I would go to Tokyo University and become Japa
Arrietty 5 Years Later II Chapter 5"Do you even know what you are doing?" Spiller scoffed. He peeked up at Sho as the rain continued to soak the two of them.Arrietty 5 Years Later II Chapter 54 years ago in Romance More Like This
"I could ask you the same question. Where are you leading us anyway?"
"A bean like you wouldn't understand," Spiller crumbled and crossed his arms despite sitting on Sho's palm. Spiller was pretty sure in this moment that he must have struck a nerve with Sho but he was shocked when he felt him chuckle, the sound loud and strange up this close to him. "What's so funny?" he quipped.
"Tell me right now, bean."
"Well it's just "
"I think it's hilarious that you say that because I obviously can understand what you are talking about."
Spiller stopped frowning and gave the bean his full attention. Sho was still walking but was somehow focused on his him as well.
"And what do you mean by that?' Spiller went on Sho cocked one of his blue-black eyebrows with a grin.
"Uh when Arrietty fel
CancerCancerCancer9 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Part 1 - "Disease"
"Hey, Leon, how'd you get that bruise?"
"I don't know..."
"What about that one?"
"I don't know..."
"... And this one?"
"I... I don't know."
"You always have so many bruises."
"Y-Yeah... I... I do I guess."
"You're not, like, abused or anything right? I know your parents and they don't seem the type but... it's always the ones you don't suspect so I hope you don't mind me asking. I mean, I'm worried about you..."
"Th-they're not abusive! I just... I just bruise easily..."
"Really? So if I touched you you'd bruise?"
"What? I only poked you!"
"You have such a low tolerance for pain and... oh... oh my god..."
"Leon... you have a bruise where I poked you.... Leon I didn't even poke you that hard!"
"Leon, this isn't a good sign. Are you anaemic?"
"Any health problems...?"
"Liammm... there's nothing wrong with me."
"But it's not right, you shouldn't bruise that easily."
Bedtime Snack -VORE-“GAH!” Josh yelped, skidding to a stop to narrowly avoid crashing into the massive wall a split second after it slammed down in his path, making the ground quake and nearly knocking him off his feet. “H-HEY!...Watch it!” He shouted, having felt himself pale just a bit in how close that giant boot had come to crushing him.Bedtime Snack -VORE-3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
“Oh quit gripin’…there was plenty o’room…” The thundering voice boomed from the darkness above him and a quick glance upwards revealed two large orbs of bright gold peering down at him with a hungry gleam of amusement.
The slayer shuddered…
He hated it when the big lug got in these moods.
Josh groaned and shook his head as he spun on his heel, doubling back the way he’d come to dash back between the titan’s boots.
“Still way too close for comfort!” He shouted back, waving his arms in panic. A few feet further and he’d be a pancake right now. A very bloody pa
48: Rose "Doctor?" I called blindly into the TARDIS. I had just been in the library, looking for a good read, and I had came across a really dusty old book with the title worn off the side. When I picked it up to see if the title on the front was visible, and a picture fell out. The picture was of a very pretty girl with dirty blond hair and brown eyes. Ordinary enough, unless you know the Doctor. You see, in all the time I've known the Doctor, he's never carried, or owned, a picture. Not of anyone.48: Rose5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Yeah, in here Emily!" I heard from somewhere to the left, so I started walking blindly in that general direction. I found the Doctor sitting in a fairly small room with four offwhite chairs and a wooden coffee table. I sat down in the chair closest to the Doctor, who was working on some sort of circuit or something. "Did you need something?" He asked, not looking up from wha
Beauty and the Beast- 4Seto was sitting in a comfortable chair in front of the fireplace of his favourite pub. All villagers came to greet him, but quickly turned around and simply left him alone as they saw the moody expression on his face. If there was one thing nobody in town would ever do, then it was pissing of one of the most famous dragonslayers in the land. Mokuba walked over to his big brother while holding a glass of beer in his small hands. When he stood next to the chair he smiled and held the glass up to his elder sibling. "If you don't wipe that look of your face soon, you'll grow wrinkles brother. Here drink some beer, that will cheer you up!" The little boy said jokingly, hoping he would be able to cheer Seto up. But the dragonslayer just sighed and looked away. "Leave me alone Mokuba, I'm not in the mood." Mokuba shook sighing his head and walked back to Tea, who was standing behind the bar. The brownhaired girl looked up as she saw the little boy and smiled. "How did it go?"Beauty and the Beast- 42 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mokuba just sho
Taken .:Chapter 3:.Taken .:Chapter 3:.5 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
We pulled up to an old two-story house; the white paint was chipping off, two windows showing in the front, a wooden door, and a small awning. Around it were two big oak trees on either side of the house, a small garden, grass, and a curving stone walkway. There was a long driveway leading down to a small garage. As soon as the car was stopped, I quickly hopped out of my mother's grey Toyota Camry, and rushed up the walkway to the door. "knock-knock-knockknock-knock-ding-dong!" The last note of the bell rang out, and then the sound of locks turning was heard. Brenan stood in the doorway, "Sammy!" He squealed wrapping me in a tight hug. "Bren Bren!" I said in the same tone as him, returning the hug. My mother's heals clicked annoyingly against the walkway, sounding her approach. "Hi I'm Samantha's mom. Is your father home?" Her fake smile, an enthusiasm, made my stomach curl up. "Yeah, let me go get him. You can come in if you like. Oh and Sammy?" He asked, looking me. "Yes Bren?" I res
The Gift of Warmth -Vore-Warmth blissful warmth.The Gift of Warmth -Vore-3 years ago in Settings More Like This
Piper hummed happily, rolling over and nuzzling up against the soft wall beside her, feeling the gentle sway off footsteps as she lazily stretched within her little hammock of fabric.
She'd begged him for some warmth and sanctuary from the bitter November cold and he'd denied her his belly for the time being since he wished to finish enjoying his baconator cheeseburger and chocolate frosty first so he'd chosen to give her his pocket instead while he enjoyed a walk through the forest.
She knew he missed it. His home. While he thrived here with her in the future and her brothers, there was still a good part of the lycan that still longed for his wooded homeland the simplicity and darkness of the forest. She knew it wasn't the same here but it was as close as he could get this close to the city. It was a small patch of woodland, but he seemed to like it here fine enough. She would often take him to here on walks in his wolf form
Challenge 34- Candyland -VORE-"This game is fucking ridiculous…" Dean rolled his eyes, half tempted to just flip the whole game board and stalk back to his room…and judging by the scowl on Tyre's face the big blond was feeling about the same by now. It was pretty much just a ticking timebomb to see which of them would do it first. He practically grinned…already envisioning the stupid colored cards flying everywhere…Challenge 34- Candyland -VORE-3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
The man had been perfectly happy playing recluse and spending his Friday night reading...but no…Sam had to call a game night and she wasn't in the mood to take No for an answer. She'd practically dragged him out of his room to make him join in on the "fun".
And of course, to make it all worse…it would be Neros' turn to pick the game. How…lovely~
"Aaaaaawww c'mon..really?...You're hatin' on Candyland?? Seriously…who could possibly hate Candyland…?" The young teen looked up to pout at the darkhaired man in sulking disbelief, pushing his bottom lip out comically, before he took his turn to draw a card, who
Lazy afternoon drabble -VORE-The taste and warmth of tea was a comfort to the Dredje ...as was the feel of a favorite book in his hands…Lazy afternoon drabble -VORE-3 years ago in Settings More Like This
The sofa was soft, inviting and plush…had the book not been so entertaining, he might have been tempted to nap.
Really it was the perfect way to spend an afternoon after a full week of work.
True, it had been fun…but he was happy to stay in for a few days now. Just a bit of rest and relaxation time of peace. Well….relaxing, it was…perhaps not so peaceful though.
The small human in his lap was fast asleep…and snoring away; successfully marring the otherwise calm sort of atmosphere.
Normally he found it almost cute……the way she curled up in his lap, like a cat…cuddling up against him, the way she snuggled into the warmth, curling up against his middle…but the snoring kind of ruined it.
Mordicai rolled his eyes as Sam turned over, stretching in her sleep to flop across his thighs and he lifted his book out of the
Land of the Dragons' Sunset"Roxy, we have a mission together!" Roxas was thrown unceremoniously out of his comfortable bed. Axel, already fully dressed, stood above him, wearing his signature smirk. Roxas ran a hand through his messy blonde spikes, looking at his clock. He groaned. Axel had woken him up at the ungodly hour of 5:17 AM.Land of the Dragons' Sunset4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
After throwing a rather reluctant (not to mention, perverted) Axel out of his room, Roxas pulled on his worn leather pants and a soft cotton shirt, both black to blend in with the heavy Organization coat.
"Why's Axel so enthusiastic? He's usually the last one to roll out of bed every morning," Roxas mused out loud, lacing up his combat boots. "He's never been this excited about anything since the Castle Oblivion mission." Roxas shrugged and zipped up his coat's over-sized zipper. As soon as he took a cautious step outside of his room, a blur or scarlet pounced on him, pulling Roxas down the hall.
"We're going to the Land of the Dragons! We just h
For Saix LoversFor Saix Lovers5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
You sigh, sitting on the Organization couch, bored out of your mind. Of all the days that you were actually able to come and visit, it had to be on the day when everyone, except Xemnas, was out on a mission. You bury your face in your hands, trying to think of a way to spend five hours alone in the castle. Well, alone except for Xemnas, but he doesn't really count in your eyes.
"Is something wrong?" A familiar voice asks, and you look up to see Saix standing across the room from you. "Saix!" You exclaim, happy to see someone aside from Xemnas around. "Yes?" He answers, raising a brow. You shrug and get up from the couch. "You wanna do something?"
His brow goes higher. "You want to do something . . . with me?" You nod. "Well you wouldn't have me spending all day alone, would you?" He crosses his arms, thinking. "No, I suppose I wouldn't." You giggle, pleased, and grab his hand, taking him to your gummi ship.