The first puzzles
The third blanket
This suggest the following rule:
The last blanket
The last puzzle
The puzzle is completed!
So now we know the final solution!
Some more notes on the final answer
In a solitude of the great rectangle of pipes, plus signs, and hyphens lies a list of words.
They are aligned in a staggered manner along a vertical bar which suggests they should be
And so we try this and Now! we see a pattern!
The first word is FORESIGHT.
Mmmhmmm, for breakfast we are having
The clues in the story
how tea and charcoal can be made into chocolate
"Be sure to remove the floaters, these thing tend to create a lot of excess gunk."
suggest that our alchemy involves
Then if we note that
Dragon Soup include both ingredients of Pastry (❤ & △) and adds a third ingredient (☆).
I noticed the arrow sets looked like
And converted them into letters which appear in the corresponding words:
Their scrabble indices match the sum in the red rectangle:
Anagramming the letters give the final answer:
Here is a Starting Point:
That was the crux of my earlier comment:
Does the slash indicate closeness or separation ? Meaning : Is "a paid day" one unit or "day/cOmes" is one unit ? Does the comma indicate separation ? Or it is not significant ?
Assuming slash is separation, ignoring comma:
Assuming slash is closeness, ignoring comma: