Sometimes all we want is a little home and lots of comfort food.
October 13, Redditor Quiet-Childhood9532 posted about her brother coming home From military training, specifically, an extensive list of items my brother wants to eat when he gets home.
“My little brother is coming home from boot camp next week. increase.
The items on his “food wish list” are wide-ranging and run the gamut from home cooked meals to fast food restaurants he wants to go to snack foods he craves.
“This is his original list. I added some things he mentioned in other letters,” Emily said. food of the day, added that her brother can go home for 10 days after graduating from boot camp. “For his 10 days at home, he plans to spend time with his friends and family, rest and eat lots of food.”
The long list of 27 items includes smoked mac and cheese, sushi, donuts, brownies, cereals, pancakes, French toastHoney Buns, Dairy Queen, Popeyes (“Maybe”), Arby’s, Dining at a Mexican Joint, oreo balls Cinnamon rolls, among other drive-thru and homemade delights.
There’s also an item on the list called the “Slutty Brownie,” for starters, which consists of layers of cookies, layers of Oreos, layers of brownies, all baked into one decadent dessert. (Gabby Dalkin’s recipe is here.)
Emily’s brother also mentioned in the first draft of his food wish list that a boot camp friend told him about the recipe and wanted to try it.
If you’re wondering why he has such an appetite, other people who have gone through bootcamp have shed light on his voracious appetite for familiar foods in the comments.One Reddit commenter share in detail After basic training, they visited McDonald’s three times a day. It is clear that some service personnel take the opportunity to eat when given the opportunity after such long and sustained physical activity.
“He didn’t say much about what he would eat, except that he had to eat really fast,” Emily shared. Didn’t, but he talks a lot about peanut butter packages!”
According to Military.com, most chow halls these days There’s also a salad bar, fried chicken, seafood, Mexican food, pasta, burgers, hot dogs, chili, French fries, and other junk food, but it’s clear there’s no smash burger at the base, at least for this gentleman. he can eat
Emily said she had to return to California to continue training after her time at home was over.
“He really loves Popeye, but we don’t have one where we live,” said Emily.
All in all, Emily is extremely proud of her brother and can’t wait to see him go home and feed his appetite for his favorites after he graduates this month.
“It was his goal in high school to be a Marine. We are so proud of him!” she said. “I’m sure you’ll be the typical younger sister who cries at the graduation ceremony!”
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