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January 15, 2020

Mushrooms and seaweed

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:17 pm
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OK, it isn’t likely, but it is an interesting article.

November 5, 2019

Pigs

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:45 pm
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I am going to leave this right here.

May 13, 2019

Wouldn’t it be funny

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 1:57 pm
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Wouldn’t it be funny if the problems in Venezuela caused problems in Cuba while Cuba tried to prop up Venezuela?  Could be happening.  I will be keeping an eye on this.

April 12, 2018

I love grilled cheese

Filed under: Dining,General — dknights @ 1:08 pm
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Not modeling related at all, but I love grilled cheese.  A nice article here on the best cheeses to use for grilled cheese.  Mmmmm. I’m hungry now.

February 27, 2018

Beer review: Schofferhofer

Filed under: Beer — dknights @ 9:41 pm
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Schöfferhofer is a German product.  It is a combination of grapefruit juice and wheat beer.  I know what you are thinking.  Yuck.  But I have to admit I was surprised at how good it is.  I am not a huge grapefruit juice fan.  However, the wheat beer takes the bitterness of the juice away.  It is very refreshing.  Also, since it is only about 2% abv, you can drink it without much worry about its alcoholic effect.

@JVLast of The Weekly SubStandard recommended it.  He was right. Also, you should listen to the podcast.  It is great.

October 19, 2015

Yelp

Filed under: Dining,Family,General — dknights @ 11:19 am
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Yes, I use it and find it helpful.  No, I don’t generally take photos of my food and don’t review a restaurant while I am there. Story here.

November 28, 2014

Now that is funny!

Filed under: Dining,General — dknights @ 4:22 pm
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A Cthulhu themed Thanksgiving turkey.  Dang, that is scary to look at, much less consider eating.  (h/t @Iowahawkblog)

August 18, 2014

Beer review: Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

Filed under: Beer — dknights @ 8:03 pm
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Kellerweis

Kellerweis

Time for another beer review.  Surprise, surprise, its another wheat beer.  Its Sierra Nevada’s Kellerweis.  The beer is a pretty classic unfiltered wheat beer.  It is 4.8% ABV.  It has a very pleasant aroma.  Is smells strongly of banana and you get both a banana flavor and a hint of vanilla in the initial taste.  The manufacturer also notes a hint of cloves in the taste, but I did not get that until much later in the beer.

I’ve previously reviewed a banana flavored beer here.   As in that case, the banana flavor was good.  I had the beer with steak and rice and grilled veggies and it was good.  The brewer recommends having it with salmon or brats.  I am not sure about the salmon, but I can really see this one going very well with brats.

March 3, 2014

Whole Foods

Filed under: General — dknights @ 10:02 pm
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Funny article here.

March 2, 2014

Beer review: Sweetwater Brewing Blue

Filed under: Beer — dknights @ 7:45 pm
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Sweetwater brewing Blue

Sweetwater brewing Blue

Sweetwater brewing is an Atlanta brewery.  Blue is their blueberry wheat.  A 4.6% ABV.  A good beer.  The blueberry flavor is a bit strong, but not much.  Like most wheats, it was a nice, smooth drink.  I enjoyed it. I would drink it again.

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