Rachel’s Thanksgiving Trifle from Friends

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Rachel: It’s a trifle. It’s got all of these layers. First there’s a layer of ladyfingers, then a layer of jam, then custard, which I made from scratch, then raspberries, more ladyfingers, then beef sauteed with peas and onions, then a little more custard, and then bananas, and then I just put some whipped cream on top!

Ross: What was the one right before bananas?

Rachel: The beef? Yeah, that was weird to me, too. But then, y’know, I thought “well, there’s mincemeat pie,” I mean, that’s an English dessert, these people just put very strange things in their food, y’know?

BurgerShot’s Bleeder Burger, a San Andreas Specialty

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From the skyscrapers of Liberty City to the hills and beaches of San Andreas, nothing gets your hungrier than a little Grand Theft Auto (or homicide, or possession, or grand larceny…).

Feed your hunger with a Bleeder Burger from Burger Shot, washed down with a delicious eCola. It might not be the happiest meal, but it will refill your health-meter.

The Hunger Games – Peeta’s burnt bread

‘It was the boy. In his arms, he carried two large loaves of bread that must have fallen in the fire because the crusts were scorched black… He threw a loaf of bread in my direction.’ The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

When baker’s son Peeta Mellark throws a starving Katniss Everdeen two burnt loaves of bread instead of tossing them to the pigs as his mother commands, he saves her life. It would be the first of many life-saving risks Peeta takes for Katniss, and a moment of enormous literal and symbolic importance.

Books have been written on the importance of bread in The Hunger Games trilogy, with the simple food appearing again and again throughout the books.

But none is more powerful or has a greater impact than these first two loaves.

‘By the time I reached home, the loaves had cooled somewhat, but the insides were still warm. When I dropped them on the table, Prim’s hands reached to tear off a chunk, but I made her sit, forced my mother to join us at the table, and poured warm tea. I scraped off the black stuff and sliced the bread. We ate an entire loaf, slice by slice. It was good hearty bread, filled with raisons and nuts.’ The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins