Japanese Curry Powder
πŸ•“ Apr 30, 2017

Makes 200g of curry powder. All spices should be ground.

  • 80g tumeric
  • 40g coriander
  • 30g cumin
  • 10g cardamon
  • 8g chili pepper
  • 14g black pepper
  • 8g clove
  • 4g fennel
  • 2g cinnamon
  • 2g nutmeg
  • 2g star anise

Mix together.

Fudge Brownies
πŸ•“ Apr 1, 2017

Makes a 9"x13" pan


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sguar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 eggs (can be subbed with ~2 overriped bananas)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Melt butter in a large pot
  2. In a separate bowl mix together sugars and...

Getting Steam to work in Debian Stretch (Intel Ivybridge)
πŸ•“ Dec 14, 2016

I recently made the jump into stretch. Previously I had steam working fine, and the games I played loaded. After the update, steam itself wouldn’t even start. This appears to be a common issue between the “steam-runtime”, which ships olds libraries no longer compatible with others...

HTTP Streaming Audio with Remote Control using CMUS, PulseAudio, and VLC
πŸ•“ Sep 17, 2016

Set-up on your computer

  1. Start CMUS listening on your network
  1. In CMUS, set a password
  1. Set up pulseaudio to stream via RTP
  1. Set CMUS to output to the newly made sink
  1. Set vlc to retranscode

Hook up with a phone:

  • Android: Cmus Remote (control volume, playback settings, skip, turn off,...

Using AlternC's REST(ish) API
πŸ•“ Jul 27, 2016

I recently wanted to try and use AlternC’s API to see how it worked in the hope that some tasks could become more automated with external clients.

In AlternC 3.1-3.5 there are two sections of the github repo which deal with the api, first of the panel api index, which documents how you are...

Mnemosyne 2.3 Headless Syncing Setup on Debian Jessie
πŸ•“ Jul 19, 2016


Debian Jessie ships Mnemosyne 2.2.x. As of Mnemosyne 2.3.x, the sync feature was much revamped, and a headless sync (& web server) modes were introduce into the application - making it possible to more easily use remote headless servers for central storage and synchronization. Rough...

πŸ•“ Feb 14, 2016


  • 1 cup azuki beans
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • water


  • Rinse beans in water
  • Place beans in a pot with 4-5 of water and bring to a boil
  • Simmer for 1.5 - 2 hours (add more water as needed) until the beans are cooked through
  • Discard water and returns beans to pot, adding sugar. Stir on...

πŸ•“ Feb 14, 2016


  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2/3 - 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 lb anko (about a half batch from this recipe)


  • In a large bowl, mix flour & baking powder, and sugar
  • Slowly pour the water into the flour, stirring constantly
  • Knead the dough...