I found this freeware gem while I was looking for an easier way to slipstream the copy of Windows XP that came with Virtual PC for the Mac so that I could use it in Bootcamp / Parallels / VMWare Fusion. In short, nLite makes it easy to slipstream service packs and patches for Windows, [...]
For serious tea geeks, how about a tea-themed dinner? “From tea-smoked salmon fillet, to herb-tea infused rice dishes, to green-tea flavored ice-cream or sorbet, premium teas are really a secret weapon to adding phenomenal flavor and depth to a variety of dishes,” said Thomas Griffiths, Certified Master Chef, professor in nutrition and culinary arts at [...]
After a few days of running into sporadic IP conflicts within one of our sub-nets, it seemed likely that there may be an unauthorized DHCP service running on our network. There are a couple of ways one could troubleshoot such a problem, the first being to disable any authorized DCHP servers and attempt to release [...]
There are handful of music blogs I read that serve up a daily or weekly selection of mp3s, some for download, some just for streaming. I really enjoying finding new music this way, but it’s a lot of work to visit each site, figure out which tracks I want, then download individually. And it’s always [...]
Ari hooked us up with some new Japanese green teas from Rishi (thanks, Ari!). Yesterday we brewed up the Kukicha, and it was delicious! Tasting notes coming soon, in the meantime enjoy the copy: “Kuki” means twin in Japanese, and kukicha is one of the most popular types of green tea. Twigs from green tea [...]
The article Unhappy Meals in this last weekend’s (28Jan) NY Times Magazine is simply incredible. You should read it. It fits in with other strands we see around us, such as Zingerman’s focus on traditional real foods, the Slow Food embrace of healthy food culture, the recent local problems of the Hebron Family and their [...]
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