The Second Marriage Was Spoiled By The Boss - Chapter 14
Edited by Dawn
Four dishes and one soup, Chen Xu only spent a total of one hour and fifteen minutes.
When she came out of the kitchen, she found that the living room was very quiet. Zhang Qian and Tong Tong were sitting on the floor, playing with Lego.
On the floor was a semi-finished castle, with two plastic little guards holding flags standing at the top of the castle majestically.
Tong Tong, with his head down, was putting together the castle gates, while Zhang Qian was putting together the castle walls. His mouth was slightly pursed while his eyes were focused. He was more serious than Tong Tong, and was also more engaged in the game.
Chen Xu couldn’t help but smile when she looked at it.
She really wanted to secretly take a picture of this scene with her mobile phone and send it to Zhou Yinan. Who would have thought that Boss Zhang, someone who was always well-dressed and had an elite air in front of people, would be so energetic when playing with Lego?
It felt kind of cute. This big man still had a little boy living in his heart.
Chen Xu then took off his apron and began to bring food to the table. “It’s time to eat! Elder brother, Tong Tong, go wash your hands and get ready for dinner.”
Zhang Qian was very obedient and immediately stood up from the floor. As he reached out and pulled Tong Tong up, he smiled at Chen Xu and said, “Thank you for your hard work.”
“It’s not hard.” Chen Xu smiled and shook her head in response. “Taking care of the kids is much harder than cooking if you think about it.”
To be honest, it was very tiring to play with children. Cooking was a kind of rest time for her.
By the time Zhang Qian and Tong Tong came out after washing their hands, the table was already set with beautifully plated dishes. The tableware was a set, printed with a light green twining-branched begonia on a white background, which clearly contrasted with the color of the dishes, making people have a greater appetite.
Zhang Qian was surprised. “Did you cook so many dishes?”
Chen Xu was embarrassed to hear this question from him. “Is this a lot for you? it’s just four dishes and one soup.”
“You’re so quick, you can make a four-course meal in just a short time. So capable.” Zhang Qian sincerely praised Chen Xu.
This little girl had really grown up. The house was cleaned by her, the corners of the balcony were all clean as well. Staying in the house made people feel very warm and comfortable.
The feeling of being praised made her feel very good. Chen Xu became happy and smiled brightly at Zhang Qian. “Come and have a taste.”
She wore a light blue cotton dress at home, as the faint light of the afternoon shone on her face. She smiled like a child, while her looks were so lively that Zhang Qian’s heart trembled.
Tong Tong couldn’t wait and sit down. “Uncle, come and have a meal. Don’t look at my mother. She didn’t wear makeup today, her lips are not red, plus she doesn’t look pretty.”
Zhang Qian was left at a loss for words from Tong Tong’s statement. “….”
Who…who’s watching your mom? Don’t talk nonsense, little villain. It’s embarrassing for adults.
Chen Xu’s mind was not as rich as Zhang Qian’s. Her focus is on the word “not pretty”.
“How come I don’t look pretty?” She made a gesture to take away the small bowl in front of Tong Tong and refused to let him eat, staring at him. “Little brat, say it again. Does mom look pretty or not?”
Tong Tong turned his big eyes and saw that Zhang Qian had no intention of standing up for him, so he immediately clutched his small bowl and looked at Chen Xu. “Mom is pretty, Mom is the best-looking!”
Chen Xu smiled proudly and tapped Tong Tong’s little head with his hand. “You’re a smart boy.”
Zhang Qian laughed. “Chen Xu, you are extorting a confession by torture. That’s illegal.”
Chen Xu turned his head and glared at Zhang Qian. “You talk a little too much, don’t you think? I wonder why…you also want to taste the feeling of extorting confessions by torture?”
She reached for the bowl in front of Zhang Qian.
Zhang Qian rushed to protect his bowl. “I’m wrong. I’m wrong. You’re the best looking. This is the truth and cannot be refuted.”
Chen Xu’s hand was already gripping his bowl, while Zhang Qian’s hand was also pounced, pressing his hand right on the back of Chen Xu’s hand.
The skin on her hand was warm, soft, and smooth. Zhang Qian was incredibly stunned, and so was Chen Xu.
They both pulled back at the same time, both of them becoming a little embarrassed.
Tong Tong, the little demon, approached Zhang Qian’s ear and thought his voice was very low for Chen Xu to hear him. “Uncle, you don’t have to be afraid of mom. She looks fierce, but she’s actually very timid. She’s afraid of bugs. She needs me to protect her when she sees bugs outside!”
Chen Xu did not know what to say in response to those words. “…..”
Thank you, you good son. Mom is a coward. Thank you for your publicizing that fact.
Zhang Qian soon looked at Chen Xu. He could not help but laugh when he saw Chen Xu looking angrily at the sky.
There’s no shame in being afraid of bugs, and it’s one more reason to be loved and protected. How nice.
Chen Xu gagged her son with a piece of beef and after picking up the dishes for Tong Tong, she picked up a piece of beef for Zhang Qian. “Come on, eat it while it’s hot. Take a bite of it to see if it fits your taste or not.”
“Thank you.” Zhang Qian soon put the beef in his mouth.
The beef was crisp and delicious. The flavor of spices and the meat itself were perfectly combined. The meat was evenly wrapped with a layer of thick soup. The soup was especially delicious because it was mixed with the soft potatoes. When you eat it, the taste buds explode instantly.
Zhang Qian heartily praised Chen Xu, “It’s delicious! Your cooking skills are really good.”
In fact, Zhang Qian, who has eaten all kinds of delicacies on the table, was not interested in food. He was not picky, plus he didn’t expect much from her cooking.
But this piece of beef amazed him.
“Thank you for the compliment.” Chen Xu was very happy and helped him scoop up a piece of potato with a clean spoon. “The potatoes are also delicious, soft, and tasty. Tong Tong and I like to eat them. Try it.”
Under Chen Xu’s expectant eyes, Zhang Qian soon ate the potato.
He gave a thumbs-up to Chen Xu. “Very delicious.”
The potatoes were stewed to a soft texture, but not mushy. It absorbed the essence of the gravy, melted in the mouth, and had a slightly sandy texture, which made it fresh on the tongue.
Zhang Qian found himself becoming hungry.
Every dish of Chen Xu was to his taste. The light dishes were fresh and sweet, while the thick flavors were extraordinarily enjoyable to eat. After eating a bowl of rice, Zhang Qian still felt like he hadn’t had enough.
“There’s still rice in the pot, I’ll add it for you.” Chen Xu immediately stood up and tried to take his bowl.
“I’ll go there myself.” Zhang Qian didn’t mean to ask Chen Xu to serve him. He quickly stood up and prepared to serve himself in the kitchen.
“Uncle, isn’t my mom’s cooking delicious?” Tong Tong looked up at Zhang Qian after eating, and continued, “Don’t go home, just live in my house. Let my mom make delicious food for you every day.”
Zhang Qian didn’t dare to answer. He just looked at Tong Tong with loving eyes.
He liked Tong Tong more and more, this child was too smart and cute, while his words were always just straight to the point. It’s so adorable.
When Chen Xu heard his son’s silly words, she couldn’t help but knock his little head with her hand. “You want him to play Lego with you every day, right? Stop dreaming. Uncle Zhang is a very busy man. It’s not easy for him to come over for dinner today.”
Okay. This answer was expected, so don’t be disappointed. Zhang Qian soon walked steadily towards the kitchen.
After returning from the kitchen, Zhang Qian found out that Tong Tong was still negotiating with Chen Xu about letting him stay.
“Mom, Uncle Zhang can also help you with your work.” Tong Tong tried to convince Chen Xu. “Uncle just helped your work!”
“Oh? What kind of work?”
“Uncle helped you dry your clothes!” Tong Tong held up his little hand and pointed to the direction of the balcony. “It’s the underwear that Aunt Yinan gave you. Uncle Zhang helped you hang it.”
Zhang Qian’s expression instantly turned to that of incredulous shock.
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