I have a theory about Black Friday. I am relatively certain that it was invented as reciprocity for Thanksgiving Day football. See, there are two types of people. There are the people spend their entire holiday making gigantic piles of delicious food and soda enhanced juice (who doesn't add sprite to cranberry juice on Thanksgiving?) and then watching it turn to crumbs and smears on the tablecloth over the course of a single afternoon.
And then there are the people that congregate in groups outside, and as far away from the actual work as possible. And they recreate. And then they eat. And then they sleep. And then they eat more. And they call it a tradition. You know, because if it's a tradition, you can't argue with it. And they think they've won. But what they don't realize... is that those other people, those dish-washing, food-making, name card-placing people are spending their entire day secretly planning their Black Friday strategy.
And when they get out there in the crowded courts of Black Friday -- they are going to dominate. And they are going to get that black sweater and that hand blender before anyone else. And then they are going to go home and pass out because they were up at 2am standing in line for a ridiculously long time in a ridiculously light-weight jacket even though it is ridiculously dark and cold. The end. Let's make cookies.
2. Outline with thick black icing and a #2 tip. Let it dry for 30 minutes or so.
3. Flood with white icing and let it dry overnight.
4. Flip an icing couple upside down and trace the inside with a yellow food color marker.
6. Add some little triangles to the bow area. Don't connect them. Let them dry for an hour or so.
7. Add a ribbon with a big ol' tip and the crimson icing. I used a #6 tip, but any of the big ones will do. Let it dry for another hour.
8. Drop a small square of icing between the bows for the knot... and you are done. Go ahead and take another nap.
KOREA TOUR DAY 5
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