Monday, January 28, 2013

Cookin' Some Stuff - Semi Indian Veggie Stew Paste

In which I write down my recipes so that I don't forget them, whether or not they are good.

3 potatoes, chopped into small cubes
1/2 head cauliflower, broken into manageable pieces
3 carrots, quartered and chopped
1 can pinto beans
6 cloves garlic, cut in thirds
two fingers of ginger, minced
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp curry powder
ground pepper to taste
squirt mustard
squirt sriracha
1/4 cup butter

Cover bottom of pan with water and some olive oil, add potatoes, cook a few minutes, add cauliflower, add pepper and some cumin and curry, cook a few minutes, add carrots, cook a few minutes, add ginger, cook a few minutes, add garclic, cook a few minutes, add beans and the rest of the seasonings, simmer for another 30-40 minutes until potatoes are soft.


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Know Your Major North American River Drainage Basins

Chapter 1: The Things They Resembled

This is part 1 of a series on getting to know your major North American river drainage basins. Here are some examples of major North American river basins and things that they look like. This will help you learn them, and get you in my good graces. (Click on images for better view.)

Exhibit A.
Yukon River Basin
The head and swinging arms of Bigfoot from the Patterson Film.

Exhibit B.
Mississippi River Basin
A Giant Bat

Exhibit C.
Missouri River Basin
The Stink Cloud of a St. Louis Fart.

Exhibit D.
Columbia River Basin
The Profile of a Wizard's Head

Exhibit E.
St. Lawrence River Basin

Exhibit F.
Rio Grande River Basin
R. Crumb Drawing with Hands in Pockets
(saved the worst one for last)

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Playoff Picks: Round 1

TEXANS (-4.5) over Bengals
Vikings (+9.5) over PACKERS
RAVENS (-6.5) over Colts
Seahawks (-1) over REDSKINS

Playoff Record: 3-1

ed. note: I went 3-1 in week 2 of the playoffs, but never got around to posting my picks. I was too annoyed to pick the conference championships.