carmen’s kitch: Cast Iron Skillet Pan-Seared Filet Mignon

Cast Iron Skillet Pan-Seared Filet Mignon¬†inspired from Ina Garten’s Steakhouse Steaks recipe2 (1o ounce) filet mignon 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil or vegetable oil 1 Tbsp fleur de sel or kosher salt 1 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp unsalted butterDIRECTIONSPreheat oven to 400 degrees. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until […]

An Oral History of ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ | Rolling Stone

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is my favorite Christmas movie. There are so many things to love about it. Here’s a post in Rolling Stone that talks about some behind the scenes stuff that went on. Xmas or Bust: The Untold Story of ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’

Get Studiopress Genesis Theme working with POSSE Webmentions

The POSSE (Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere) espouses the idea that all content should be owned by you. The content lives on your own site and then is broadcast to all the other content silos on the internet (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). The technology that allows WordPress to support this is handled through […]

The New Pornographers at the Brill Building

One of my favorite bands, @TheNewPornographers recently released a new album. I’m going to see them at the Union Transfer in Philadelphia soon. NPR gave a sneak peek of what I should expect with this shortened version of their concert, played at the historic Brill Building.