Friday, June 26, 2015

The ACA is here to stay & Rapid Ramen Noodle Cooker

Hooray Supreme Court for doing the right thing.  The Affordable Healthcare Act survived yet one more attack.  Call me stupid but I still don't understand why anyone would be against it in the first place.  Shouldn't we want all the citizens of this country to have access to affordable health care?  I realize that their are those whose rates increased.  Mine was one of them but I like to blame our governor for refusing to create our own network and also refusing the Medicaid expansion.  But that's another story.

If I am being honest I hope this is just the first step to a single payer system.  I don't believe it will happen in my life time but for future generations I hope it becomes a reality.  Healthcare should not bankrupt anyone.  It should be available for everyone including mental health services.  

Now, if we could just get some traction on gun control.

Mike asked me to fix him his special spaghetti so I had him come over for dinner.  A while back I purchased the Rapid Ramen Cooker thinking it might be something Mike could use.  Once I learned how awful Ramen Noodles are for your health and the fact that they have MSG I knew they were out.  But I decided to see if I could cook other noodles in worked perfectly!  

So, I had Mike fill the cooker with water to the fill line.  I then had him put the egg noodles in the cooker and microwave for 6 minutes.  Perfect noodles!  So now I'm going to make a bunch of spaghetti sauce for him and put it in pre-measured containers and freeze them.  I can stock his freezer with sauce and he can cook his own noodles anytime he wants spaghetti.  (I haven't figured out how to cook spaghetti pasta yet but he seems to like the noodles even better).   This will be great for him when Ron and I take our trip to N. Carolina.  It's a great little noodle cooker for one person.

1 comment:

Olga Hebert said...

I had never heard of this, but I don't eat Ramen noodles and I don't even use my microwave all that much. I am thinking of getting rid of it entirely.