6/30/2009

Hard Drive Errors and Replacements

Filed under: Support,Tools — 11:25 pm

SANS Computer Forensics, Investigation, and Response ยป Hard Drive Errors and Replacements

Wireshark 1.2.0 available

Filed under: Networking,Tools — 11:19 pm

Wireshark 1.2.0 available

6/29/2009

Watch Movies Online For Free Full Movie Downloads

Filed under: Free Stuff,Movies — 7:10 pm

Watch Movies Online For Free Full Movie Downloads

TSCM Instrumentation – Fluke LANMeter

Filed under: Tools — 6:56 pm

TSCM Instrumentation – Fluke LANMeter

Canning References

Filed under: DIY,Food — 3:50 pm

Canning makes a comeback. Is it just another foodie trend? Or is canning back for good?

Eating locally has been the trend for a while now, but in-home food preservation is starting to make a comeback. And with more people gardening, it’s time to learn how to preserve those delicious delights of summer. Everyone’s saying it’s yet another indicator of a more frugal America.

How to get started? Well, here are some neat blogs: Food in Jars, Doris and Jilly, Bumblebee Blog


And lots of references: National Center for Home Food Preservation, Ball Book of Home Preserving, Canning USA

This year Ball has everything you need to get started, but really all you need are some jars and some other stuff you may already own.

the National Center for Home Food Preservation‘s

My favorite thing to can is pizza sauce. Here’s a primer on how to make and can some of the best homemade tomato sauce you can put on dough. Mmmmm, pizza.

Urban Preservation: Jam Session Video – 1, 2.

National Center For Home Food Preservation, from the University of Georgia. And it’s good for more than just canning food, too–freezing, drying, smoking, fermenting–go nuts!

Canning for Victory!

  1. You can sterilize your jars by first cleaning the hell out of them, then sticking them in a big pot of water, bringing it to a boil, and letting it boil while you’re getting the food together. Don’t turn off the pot of boiling water until you’re about to put the food into the jars.

  2. Every recipe for how to can a specific food item has specific instructions for a) whether you need to add any acid, such as vinegar, lemon juice, or ascorbic acid; b) how long you should process the sealed jars in a water bath; or c) whether you should skip the water bath and go with a pressure canner instead. Follow both these points in your recipe to the absolute letter.

  3. If you have processed your cans properly, while they are cooling, you should hear a little “pop” on each jar as the contents cool and the lid gets sucked down to form a seal. If there is any one of your jars which has NOT been properly sealed, either put it in the refrigerator or throw it out.

  4. If you open a jar of something you canned and something just seems…off about it for any reason (anything from it is obviously weird-colored or smells awful, or it just smells mildly weird), throw it out — don’t even bother.

Free Windows Downloads

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Also has Linux, Mac and lots of other categories

Free Windows Downloads – Softpedia

Bernanke Threatens Economic Collapse If Fed Audited

WTF!!! Now the Federal Reserve is showing it’s true colors.

Bernanke Threatens Economic Collapse If Fed Audited

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