Major disasters (earthquakes or floods) and being unemployed result in thousands of homeless people. Many people have been living in their cars, on the street and indeed to cook food in this situation is substantially different from cooking in everyday life. But thankfully, there seem to be varieties of cooking options to learn from.
A homeless teen has left internet users amazed after showing how he cooks his meals and how he and his mother survive on as a little as $1.25 per day. The teen, who recently created a TikTok account with the name @randomhomelessguy2, has racked over 300K followers on sharing a clip of himself cooking pasta and hotdogs on a hot plate in a local park.
@randomhomelessguy2 racked over 19M views after showing how he cooks his meals and how he and his mother survive on $1.25 per day
The homeless teen in his first clip showed himself cooking pasta and hotdogs on a hot plate in a local park
The meals are visibly innovative and downright inexpensive. Since shared, the first TikTok clip was viewed over 18.5 million times, and many viewers were impressed by the teen’s resourcefulness and budding culinary skills. The harsh reality of being homeless is unfortunate, but this homeless teen has proved that you can still get sumptuous meals at your table even with a tight budget.
The teen filled a water bottle from a public fountain and chopped up the hot dogs with a plastic knife
At the start of his first clip, the teen claim he cooks his food on a hot plate that was bought at Walmart for about $15. The teen then filled a water bottle from a public fountain and poured it into a $3 pot he purchased at the 99 Cents store. While waiting for the water to boil, he chopped up the hot dogs with a plastic knife and added pasta that he bought at the Dollar Tree, and cooked it to completion before draining it.
He added pasta that he bought at the Dollar Tree and cooked it to completion before draining it
In completing the dish, the teen equally added a can of sauce bought at the 99 Cents store and the hotdogs, giving the filming camera a thumbs up. At the end of the clip, he reminded viewers that he got clean water from a drinking fountain and his plastic utensils from restaurants.
To complete the dish, the teen added a can of sauce bought at the 99 Cents store
At the end of the clip, he reminded viewers that he got his plastic utensils from restaurants
Unsurprisingly, people reacted by saying @randomhomelessguy2 cooks better than they do. However, a few suggested that he sets up a GoFundMe, Venmo, or CashApp for him and his mother to get some cash to his daily budget. Accordingly, some users advised that he sell his phone to have money and questioned the legitimacy of his homelessness since he owns a cellphone.
In a second clip, the teen explained that his budget is hinged on $1.25 daily
In response to people’s comment, the teen in another clip explained how he has an iPhone 11 bought for him by his mom at the beginning of 2020 before becoming homeless. He described it as his most cherished item, appreciated everyone for their concern, and remarkably declined financial assistance.
@randomhomelessguy2 prepares ramen noodles he had in his backpack for about a week using a park’s electric outlet
In a second clip, the teen explained that his budget is hinged on $1.25 daily but revealed he has some ramen noodles for 50 cents each in his backpack for about a week. He could be seen buying sourdough French bread that he shared with his mom as he prepares noodles using a park’s electric outlet.
A proof that you can still get sumptuous meals at your table even with a tight budget
He seasoned the noodles and then stuffed them in the bread he purchased at Walmart
@randomhomelessguy2 seasoned the noodles and then stuffed them in the bread he purchased at Walmart. Nonetheless, the teen and his mom, who live in a car, both have phones, and their contract includes unlimited data. As a result of this, the TikToker can view videos online while making his TikToks clips.