Every now and then you need to satisfy your Chico’s craving, especially if you have left your hometown. Considering that El Paso is now the number 1 town people are leaving in the United States, and the Mora’s don’t seem to want to franchise anytime soon, there’s a whole lot of us out there that need our Chico’s. So here’s a recipe to get you through those tough times.
Autoscale is an awesome product offered by Rackspace Cloud Servers, but configuring to execute via an event trigger does take some work. This is a guide to the process that aims to clarify the process outlined by this guide.
Many parts of this guide are copied from the above KC article. Thanks to Racker Shane C for the original guide. Continue reading →
So what can I say about WrestleMania? If you watched it on the network you know it was twisty turney. Watching it live was a very different experience, as the ring was so far away from us that we couldn’t hear much of anything. It was like we were all watching a silent movie and reacting to it. Despite the lack of audio, watching with so so so many die hard fans was awesome. I talked with so many really cool people from all over. Continue reading →
A conversation on twitter prompted me to type out a quick and dirty way of getting your podcast hosted for less than a $1 a month using Rackspace Cloud Files. I’ve mentioned this in passing before, but here’s how to do this. Forgive me on not being very detailed. If you have questions, feel free to contact me, maybe I’ll update this post later.
“This is a traditional Mexican home recipe for beef soup (Caldo De Res). My Grandma Mema used to make this for us when we were kids. Serve corn tortillas. ”
1 pound beef shank
2 potatoes, cubed
1 onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1/2 medium head cabbage, chopped
1 cup of rice
1/2 can of tomato sauce (Goya brand if you can find it, non salted generic can be substituted)
1 tsp of Knorr Tomato Chicken Granulated Bouillon
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
2 – 3 corn tortillas
In a large pot, heat water to boil. Add meat, reduce heat to simmer. Skim fat off of the water till clear. Combine the beef, tomato, potatoes, onion, carrots, cabbage, garlic, 5 teaspoons cilantro, salt and cumin. Stir well, cover and simmer for 2 hours. Fry rice, boil 2 cups of water in a medium to large pot, place fried rice in pot with 1/2 cup of tomato sauce and 1 tsp of bouillon. Cook rice till absorbed.
Remove lid, stir, and simmer for another hour with lid off. Serve hot over fried rice and with warm corn torillas
Most backup and restore plugins I’ve seen require a new install of WordPress, then installation of the backup plugin before they can start migration. Duplicator is a pretty awesome, lightweight migration tool that makes the whole process a snap. Check it out: