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Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday Meal: Spice-Roasted Cornish Game Hens

I love roasting Cornish game hens and this particular recipe, with an abundance of fragrant, delicious spices and herbs, is one of my favorites.  Ingredients: 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday Meal: Pasta with Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce

If you love spicy dishes like I do, this one is for you. The Italian recipe, originally called shrimp fra diavolo,  translates as "the Devil's shrimp."

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Talisman Brewing Co.

Ales and IPAs flow quickly out of this Ogden-based brewery.
Lately it seems as if there's a brand new brewery opening up nearly every month, with a new selection of brews for sale. Not that we're complaining; it just means a wider selection of local beers for those of us who drink to indulge in.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Wine Wednesday: C'est La Vie!

Having just returned from a couple of weeks in France,  I naturally was drawn to this new (to our state), inexpensive French vin de pays called C'est la Vie  ($10.99), from Languedoc-Roussillon.  It reminds me a lot of the everyday, no-fuss wines that the French drink daily.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Heather Mahler

The striking illustrations of a geeky SLC artist.
At the just-completed Fan X, many SLC artists were able to get their names out to a massive audience. Many of them only see that kind of exposure at art markets or seasonal events, if they're lucky to get in.

The Pipeline: Myster Science Theater 3000 Vol. 35

35 Volumes Of Future Riffing Later...
In the not to distant past, 2015 A.D., a bunch of nerdy fans brought back a show from TV... Last December, the fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 rose up in droves and donated what they could to bring the show back from oblivion (and YouTube clip circulation), helping fund the new cast and crew for 14 episodes that will premiere later this year for a yet-to-be-announce online distribution.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Utah.com Insert: Is Modern Art a Joke?

Publication pans 'Spiral Jetty' and 'Tree of Utah'
If you were thumbing through the inserts in your Sunday Salt Lake Tribune, you might have noticed a glossy magazine branded to Utah.com, with the catchy title "Utah Under the Radar." And if you actually opened it up to read about the "lesser-known attractions" it appeared to be promoting, you'd find an attitude towards modern art that you could conservatively describe as snarky, and perhaps even more accurately as condescending and dismissive.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

A Charmed Life

A look intot he event-only business for geeky and steampunk wears.
At the most recent Salt Lake Comic Con event, many people spent the weekend flocking to hundreds of booths, looking for the right geeky item to snag for whatever their desires may be. What some may not realize is that a good portion of those at the SLC con are from out-of-town, with only  a select group being local distributors.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Batman v Superman v Heroism

In the middle of 2004’s Spider-man 2, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) has begun losing control of his powers, and has decided to throw aside the costumed, crime-fighting alter-ego that could threaten his chance at happiness with Mary Jane (Kirsten Dunst). Visiting his Aunt May (Rosemary Harris), who’s in the middle of cleaning out her garage, Peter encounters one of her neighbors, a young boy named Henry who wonders where Spider-man has gone.

Johnson Not Guilty of All But Eight Charges

Utah businessman's dealings looped in two Utah attorney generals.
Jeremy Johnson, the St. George businessman whose shadowy campaign contributions ensnared two former Utah attorneys general into a scandal, has been found not guilty of 78 of the 86 charges levied against him by federal prosecutors. The 86-count federal indictment alleged that Johnson had committed conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and money laundering while presiding over his Internet business, I Works.

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