June 15, 2024

2023 Christmas Letter

Howdy y’all – Merry Christmas! This year I “decided” to do something different: write the annual Christmas letter on the day itself. So far, that’s working great! Monica and I slept in today and opened our gifts to each other just before noon. It was a small affair and the …

Mon’s Salsa

Step 1: Place the following in a large pot of water to boil until Roma tomatoes begin to peel. 8 Roma tomatoes 6 tomatillos 4-6 fresh jalapenos, stems removed 4-6 fresh serranos, stems removed 1 medium onion, cut in half Step 2: Mix the following ingredients in blender 1 bunch …

Bourbon Renewal

Ingredients 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce fresh juice from 1 lemon 1/2 ounce creme de cassis 1/2 ounce simple syrup (see note), or less to taste 1 dash Angostura bitters Directions Add bourbon, lemon, crème de cassis, simple syrup, and bitters to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled Old …

The Siesta

Ingredients 2 ounces tequila blanco ¾ ounce fresh lime juice ¾ ounce simple syrup ½ ounce Campari ½ ounce fresh grapefruit juice Lime wheel (for serving) Combine tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, Campari, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside …

Veranda

Get the real thing at Amico Nave in Bryan or try this recipe: 1.5 ounces of Stoli Raspberry Vodka 0.5 ounce of Limoncello 0.5 ounce of Raspberry Liquer 0.5 ounce of Simple Syrup 0.5 ounce of Lemon Juice 1 large Basil Leaf Don’t forget to slap the basil to activate …

Hackintosh VM 2022

I’ve tried creating MacOS 10.x VMs in VirtualBox before, with partial success, but nothing was worth using. The post https://techsprobe.com/install-macos-big-sur-on-virtualbox-on-windows-pc/ was pretty much on-point for creating a MacOS 11.0 (Big Sur) VM in VirtualBox. My experience was that there were a couple of deviations required from the script. First, the …