Fish is always hit or miss in many families across America. But, studies have shown eating omega-3 fatty acids regularly has resulted in improved cardiovascular health. Not to mention, fish is typically packed with many beneficial vitamins and minerals. Here’s my favorite fish recipe, adapted from a cooking class I took recently. I made a few adjustments, which made it faster and easier to cook, without compromising flavor.
I LOVE Chicken Tortilla soup… I finally found an easy recipe, which doesn’t require much work to put together. It’s a perfect weeknight dish for the upcoming cold nights. Continue reading
Developing on an internal virtual machine, or even locally, is standard practice during Software Development. However, this set up poses some challenges. For example, what if you’re integrating with an external service, but wish to test this integration before pushing your code to a staging server? Continue reading
Disclaimer: I’ve never worked at Alamo Cafe, nor do I know how they make their queso. But this is my best attempt to copy their texture and flavor.
If you’re from Central Texas, you’ve probably had Alamo Cafe. If you’ve never ordered their Queso, you’re missing out! They make one of the most pure and creamy cheese dips I have ever tried. Couple it with their freshly made flour tortillas, and you could make it a meal!
Unfortunately, Alamo Cafe is never going to reveal their secret to making this fantastic dip. And if you ask, they’ll just tell you it’s made with Velveeta. BULL CRAP! Anyone who has made queso with Velveeta knows this is not how Alamo Cafe queso tastes.
Give this recipe a shot. I think you’ll find that it closely resembles the gold they serve at Alamo Cafe.
This weekend, I wanted to sharpen my Go programming skills. So with a goal to find the top inbound mail servers, for the one million most popular domains on the internet (according to Alexa), I set out to build a caching DNS server.
Apache Bench is a great tool for testing HTTP servers. It’s great tool to test REST endpoints too. In this sample, I’m testing the Mailgun API endpoint.
I recently acquired a CM19a device to control lamps and Christmas lights. I wanted to control these devices through a Raspberry Pi. I found multiple blogs that didn’t work. So here’s the process I went through to control the CM19a via the Raspberry Pi and Python.
While attempting to use DataMapper, and using the dm-mysql-adapter, Bundler kept hanging up on installing do_mysql because it could not build the native extension. After spending too long Googling the problem, here’s what worked for me.
There are lots of use cases that involve custom authentication per sender or domain, which may or may not hit the same SMTP relay host. Most guides on the internet today only reference either one or different SMTP relay hosts… Here’s a guide for setting up different authentication on a domain by domain basis with the SMTP relay host being the same.
Here’s a great troubleshooting tidbit. Troubleshooting SMTP authentication credentials can be a real pain… With OSX’s latest update to how they deal with accounts, setting up an account is such a pain.
Here are steps to test SMTP authentication via Telnet. Continue reading