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Smoothie Lessons: Episode 4

Ran into the same problem as before tonight, but with some careful coaxing, I was able to get the smoothie to turn out beautifully. I really should be more careful with the ice and frozen fruits, though. Ingredients 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt ½ cup skim milk 1 small orange 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 4 […]

Smoothie Lessons: Episode 3

Thank goodness my wife was around tonight. I was convinced I destroyed my blender. Luckily, she showed me I was only panicking and the blender was fine. I did learn a valuable lesson though: Don’t allow your frozen fruit to wedge underneath the blender blades before turning it on. But with disaster averted, a brilliant […]

Smoothie Lessons: Episode 2

Tried something new tonight. It was pretty good so I’ll share my recipe/steps. Ingredients 1 can of sliced pineapple 2  apple slices 2 straberries ice Steps Pour can of pineapple slices into blender. Liquify pineapple slices. Strain some of the pineapple froth and discard. Add half ice. Add apples. Add strawberries. Blend till smooth. Add […]

Smoothie Lessons: Episode 1

I’ve recently started making smoothies. As I’m want to do, I bought a blender with pretty good reviews and jumped headlong into the process figuring I would wing it. So after a few smoothies, I’ve learned a few lessons the hard way. I imagine I’ll be learning more lessons the hard way, but at least […]

Trying to install NVidia Drivers to Linux Mint

I was recently trying to install the lastest NVidia video drivers to a laptop running Linux Mint. The process was quite painful, as the NVidia installer require absolute and exclusive access to X. All information I could find came from posts dated at least from 2012, and most of them from 2009/2010. Most of these […]