The Prince

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In addressing the question of whether it is better to be loved or feared, Machiavelli writes, “The answer is that one would like to be both the one and the other; but because it is difficult to combine them, it is far safer to be feared than loved if you cannot be both.” As Machiavelli […]

Spicy Pickled Garlic

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Garlic is by far my favorite thing in the world next to Bacon, this is a way to pickle up some Spicy Garlic that will last for about a month in the ‘fridge.  I like to add about a tablespoon of Ghost Pepper Powder, which is way more than most people like, it’s a ton […]

Carne / Pollo Asada Marinade

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Since moving to the Southwest, I’ve been addicted to Carne Asada, which is just a think flank steak that’s been marinated for a day or 2 in fresh citrus juice and spices.  It’s such a flavorful meat and the citrus gives it a great flavor that you don’t normally get with the regular oil and […]

Pretzel Nibblers

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I had these appetizers the other night and they are a great appetizer. It’s a nice change up to the normal bread or biscuits before a meal. The place I went to was serving these and a cheese fondue hot pot for dipping them in. This recipe is for making the soft pretzel dough, which […]

Bacon Bloody Mary

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Here’s a recipe for a Bacon Bloody Mary. This is everything you need for breakfast all in one tasty glass.  I tried one of these at this restaurant in Scottsdale called Culinary Dropout.  It’s a neat place that had a great list of cocktails and this was one of them. You can whip one of […]

Bacon Infused Vodka

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This weekend, I went to a place here in Scottsdale called Culinary Dropout, that puts a new spin on going out for dinner.  They had a great list of cocktails and this was probably the best one that I seen.  It’s a little expensive, so this recipe will get you the delicious bacon vodka without […]

Megaupload Seizure List

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So the Feds hit Megaupload last week.  What is surprising is seeing the true wealth behind MU.  For a company hosting downloads, their revenue was millions and millions of dollars.  After the government cracked down, they itemized almost everything. Here’s a list of what they took: