It is the winter of our discontent, and this recipe is cheap, tasty, and fills the house with good smells.
You'll get a more exotic and authentic flavor using either sour orange juice in place of vinegar, or a mixture of regular orange juice plus a jolt of lime juice. Pork loin works fine, also, and is not that expensive compared to other meats. The leftovers, if there are any, make super sandwiches. Save every drop of the sauce to spread on the meat...
The New York Times has an article on a net phenomenon: the bacon explosion. It seemed familiar and it is. It's a cousin of pâté, although there is a lot more to be said for a good pâté. However, if it's a cousin of pâté, it is sibling to a good meat loaf. Speaking of which, here's an entire meal featuring a meat loaf with barbecue sauce and bacon. Take note of the knife technique. This bachelor chef has had professional training.
This video is essentially an ad for the robot system, but listen for what no one emphasizes: they need fewer people, the pace of the work is robot-driven, and the problems associated with having humans handle stock vanish. Therefore, should not the next stage be eliminating those pesky humans?
Although this is in France, the custom of putting whistles on pigeons is Chinese, and antique models are collectible. Often an entire flock is tuned so there is aerial harmony. The whistles weigh a few grams and don't appear to inconvenience the bird, although the one in this video seems puzzled by its new voice.
For variety of reasons, in 1968 Alan Arkin took the role Peter Sellers created. Arkin was successful, although only in recent years has the film been released as part of the Pink Panther canon. The plot is, of course, quite daft, like the main character.
An old Shaker hymn about the joy of finding oneself the right person at the right place at the right time. A nice arrangement by John Williams of one of my favorite pieces. One of the inauguration's bows to culture, prerecorded for most of the audience.