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Ragu alla Bolognese

I'm not an originalist

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No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread

Also Bittman. We're adding more yeast, more salt, nuts, olive oil to the basic recipe, and using a loaf pan.

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Revani aka Basbousa

I had some semolina in the pantry that needed to be used up. This is in the syrup soaked pound cake genre.

Adapted from

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Finding the Best-Fit CMS for Your Project

CMS are often categorized by the use-cases they cover, usually grouped by "complexity". So we see a lot of CMS taxonomies that bucket products into "Enterprise/Small Business" or "Simple/Medium/Complex".

Here's a typical taxonomy takes both complexity and the Product vs Platform axis into account.

Getting back into Drupal work after a long hiatus, I had an epiphany about how developers choose CMS (or maybe more generally, how makers choose tools).

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Parking Probability

I was parking at a metered spot today, and didn't have enough money to pay for the time I needed. But I figured it was probably worth paying for part of the time, to cut the chances of getting a ticket.

It would be great to create a parking calculator that would tell you when it was a good bet to pay the meter and when it was a good bet to risk a ticket.

You'd need to know

  • How long you will be parked
  • Hourly rate for the meter
  • Amount of the fine if you get a ticket
  • Probability of getting a ticket per hour parked

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This is an average recipe/ratio from chef Google. If you do a really good job of squeezing water from the potatoes, this will seem *really* dry. Let it rest for 15 minutes or so once the batter is all mixed. Once salted, the potatoes will give up some extra starchy liquid that will bring it all together.

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No-Knead Bread

The classic

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