Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Recently, my wife has gotten me on the band wagon of eating better so I can loose some weight.  I recently had lettuce wraps at Saul Good in Lexington.  They were really good and I wanted to make something similar at home.  I found a couple recipe’s and decided to combine them for a light lettuce wrap meal.

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Thoughts on my iPad after a couple weeks.

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After hearing my wife tell me to get my own laptop for the past few years, I decided to get one except I decided to get an iPad. I already had an iPhone, so I had a real good idea of what you can and can’t do with it. Even still, I decided to jump in.

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Malone’s Pixie Stick Martini

Bars/Clubs, Cooking 2 Comments »

Pixie Stick martini

3/4 ounce DeKuyper Island Punch Pucker (formerly Island Blue Pucker)

3/4 ounce DeKuyper Grape Pucker

3/4 ounce vodka

Splash of sour mix

Splash of 7-Up

Serve chilled in a martini glass garnished with a slice of orange. Makes 1 serving.

Beer Cheese

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1 lb Velveeta Cheese
1/2 C Beer (dark beer is best, I think)
1 T Worcestershire Sauce
2 t garlic powder
Cayenne Pepper and/or Frank’s Hot Sauce to taste.

I usually use a lot of Cayenne and not very much Frank’s (maybe a tablespoon of Frank’s). I like my beer cheese really hot. I blend it altogether in a food processor.

Using MeGUI to RIP DVD’s

Video Ripping 3 Comments »

For the longest time, I was a fan of using Gordian Knot to rip my movies in xvid.  Once the x264 standard came out, I was really interested in trying to compress my data even more and see if I couldn’t get the same image quality.  In my eye’s opinion, I believe I have been pretty successful at ripping full DVD movies.  The following is a set of instructions on how I use MeGUI to RIP my DVD movies.

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