Archive for January, 2019

TROUT FILLET TIPS

STUFFED BLUE CRAB

   

TROUT GUIDE

BROWN TROUT ARE THE MOST ELUSIVE OF ALL TROUT. THEY FAVOR SLOW-MOVING WATER AND RARELY FEED BEFORE SUNDOWN. AT NIGHT THEY GORGE THEMSELVES ON INSECTS, MINNOWS, CRAYFISH, FROGS, AND EVEN OTHER TROUT. WHEN A STREAM POOL SEEMS FISHLESS, IT MAY BE THAT A HUGE BROWN HAS TAKEN OVER AND OTHER FISH DARE NOT ENTER. THE […]

HOW BULLETPROOF GLASS IS MADE

HOW LAYERS OF PLASTIC MAKES THIS GLASS RESISTANT TO BULLETS IN EARLY 20TH CENTURY, FRENCH CHEMIST EDOUARD BENEDICTUS SANDWICHED CELLULOID BETWEEN SHEETS OF GLASS TO CREATE AN EARLY FORM OF LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS. BULLET PROOF GLASS IS BASED ON AN EXTENSION OF THE SAME PRINCIPLE: USING MULTIPLE LAYERS OF GLASS AND PLASTIC TO ABSORB THE […]

REAL-TIME TRANSLATORS

COULD NEW TECHNOLOGIES HELP US BREAK DOWN LANGUAGE BARRIERS? UNVEILED THE CES2018, THE MARS WIRELESS EARBUDS (DEVELOPED IN A JOINT EFFORT BY THE NAVER CORPORATION AND LINE CORPORATION) SHOWCASED THE FUTURE OF REAL-TIME LANGUAGE TRANSLATION. POWERED BY CLOVA AI, THE MARS WIRELESS BLUETOOTH EARBUDS CAN TRANSLATE SPEECH FROM ANOTHER LANGUAGE INTO THE WEARER’S NATIVE TONGUE […]

TOBASCO SAUCE A HOT COMMODITY

THERE ‘S AN OLD JOKE ABOUT TABASCO: EVERYBODY HAS A BOTTLE IN THEIR CUPBOARD, AND IT’S STILL THE SAME BOTTLE. BUT TABASCO NEVER LASTS THAT LONG IN LOUISIANA. THOUGH SOME FOLKS SWEAR BY CRYSTAL HOT SAUCE, AND BOTTLES OF “SLAP YA MAMA” AND “BAYOU BUTT BURNER” SHOW UP AT EVERY CORNER GROCERY. TABASCO IS IN […]

HORSERADISH-RUBBED STANDING CHAROLAIS RIB ROAST

IF YOU’RE UNABLE TO FIND A BUTCHER WHO CARRIES PERFECT CHAROLAIS BEEF, ANY FINE STANDING RIB ROAST OF BEEF WILL DO. TWO THINGS TO REMEMBER ABOUT PREPARING SUCH A ROAST: SEASON IT WELL AND COOK IT LONG AND SLOW. I LIKE BEEF TO REACH AN INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF 130 DEGREEES. THIS LEAVES THE MIDSECTION MEDIUM […]

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