| Movie/TV Board|| Congo (1995) - SW2SCLA on 2/27/15 at 3:04 pm|
I've been reading the book and I think I'm gonna give the movie a rewatch tonight. I haven't seen it seen it since I was 8 or 9 and back then I thought it was great. I have a feeling that may not hold up tonight. What's the board's opinion on the movie version?
ETA: obligatory "Amy good gori...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sriracha Quesarito - Taco Bell - SW2SCLA on 2/26/15 at 11:59 am|
No pics and no review, but I was driving home this morning and saw one an employee, let's call her La'precious, putting up the signage. Anyone tried it yet? ...
| Music Board|| Is there a better storyteller than Guy Clark? - SW2SCLA on 2/7/15 at 6:57 pm|
I say no, how about you? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Valentine's Dinner in Houston - need recs - SW2SCLA on 2/6/15 at 12:22 pm|
First Valentine's Day with my SO and we're going to a concert in Houston that night. Looking for a place to catch an early romantic dinner before the show. Venue is the House of Blues but I don't mind driving. Open to any type of cuisine. TIA....
| Food and Drink Board|| School me on smoking and brining a turkey UPDATED W/ PICS - SW2SCLA on 1/22/15 at 1:04 pm|
Particularly brining, as I've never done it before period. I've got a 14.5 bird that's been defrosting in the fridge since Tuesday. The plan is to smoke it Sunday morning. TIA. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Question about Masterbuilt Electric Smokers - SW2SCLA on 1/20/15 at 2:52 pm|
I was given a [link=(http://www.amazon.com/Masterbuilt-20070512-40-Inch-Controller-Electric/dp/B007ZTMTCG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1421786817&sr=8-1&keywords=masterbuilt+electric+smoker+40&pebp=1421786819070&peasin=B007ZTMTCG)]Masterbuilt 40 inch electric smoker[/link] and have a question regarding th...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good eats in Galveston? - SW2SCLA on 12/26/14 at 8:13 am|
Going to a concert at the 1894 Opera House tomorrow night. Looking for dinner recs for before the show. I haven't been to Galveston in 10 years so I'm all ears. TIA...
| Food and Drink Board|| White Bean and Sausage Soup - SW2SCLA on 11/23/14 at 5:55 pm|
Mentioned this recipe in a thread last weekend and some posters asked for the recipe. I never got around to posting it, so here we go...
1T olive oil
1.5 medium onion
2 celery ribs
1 bell pepper
3 cloves garlic
1.5 pounds pork/sausage ( I used what I had leftover in the freezer: 1/2 pound an...
| Food and Drink Board|| Masterbuilt 40 in. Electric Smoker Vs. 22 in. Weber Smokey Mountain - SW2SCLA on 11/22/14 at 4:15 pm|
I'm graduating in a couple of weeks, my parents know I've been wanting a smoker, and have offered to buy me one. I've got it narrowed down to these two.
| Music Board|| Randy Rogers Band at the varsity tonight - SW2SCLA on 11/19/14 at 10:57 am|
Gonna be my first time seeing them live. Anyone going? I'll be the fat guy with the beard pounding bourbon and chasing fat chicks. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Casual dinner in BR Wednesday night - SW2SCLA on 11/18/14 at 7:12 pm|
Heading to BR for a concert Wednesday night and looking for a place to have a casual dinner with the girlfriend. A jeans and polo sort of place. Show is at The Varsity but we'll be in town most of the day so anywhere within a reasonable distance is fine. I haven't lived in BR in about 4 years so I'm...
| Outdoor Board|| Best place to buy 1911s online? - SW2SCLA on 9/24/14 at 6:32 am|
Been wanting a 1911 for a couple of years and I finally have some cash set aside and my mind set on a Ruger SR1911 with wood grips. One of my local gun shops has it for $699 but if I can save more than $50-$75 I'll buy online. Any advice on where to look online? Bud's has it for $634, just trying to...
| Food and Drink Board|| SW's First Gumbo of the Fall (Turkey and Andouille)(PICS) - SW2SCLA on 9/14/14 at 5:00 pm|
So as I walked out of walk Saturday morning and feeling that first fall breeze I immediately decided to cook a gumbo this weekend. I drove straight to Hackett's in Lake Charles and picked up some andouille, smoked pork sausage, and turkey tasso. I usually use regular tasso but turkey tasso made sens...
| Food and Drink Board|| Dinner rec's in Houston for Monday night. - SW2SCLA on 8/24/14 at 3:48 pm|
Looking for a casual place to eat in Houston before a concert tomorrow night. I know this thread comes up often but I haven't been to H-Town in a long time so I'd appreciate some help or links. Looking to keep it casual, jeans and polos. Open to all types of cuisine.
The concert is at the Bayou ...
| Music Board|| Bayou Music Center in Houston - SW2SCLA on 8/18/14 at 3:53 pm|
Any of yall been to this venue before? I'm going to a concert there a week from today and I've never been before. I looked over their website but I was curious about the opinions of those who have been. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Nymphomaniac Vol. 1 on Netflix (Update: watched Vol. 2) SPOILERS LIKELY - SW2SCLA on 8/16/14 at 9:41 am|
Very very different kind of movie with some amazing performances. Uma Thermon stole this one despite her short on screen time IMO. Overall I'm still not sure how I feel about it, but I'll definitely be watching Vol. 2 later today.
Eta: I finished Vol. 2 about an hour ago. Overall I think Vol....
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT - Preseason football is meh edition - SW2SCLA on 8/15/14 at 5:37 pm|
Grilling honey lime cilantro shrimp with a caesar salad on the side...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT - almost Friday edition - SW2SCLA on 8/14/14 at 5:46 pm|
Leftover chicken breasts and broccoli. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sweet potato recipes - SW2SCLA on 8/6/14 at 1:37 pm|
Recently discovered that I really like sweet potatoes. The thing is I've only had them a fries and in pies and I'd like to expand beyond that. So of course my first stop is to tap the knowledge of the FDB. Really not looking for dessert recipes but I'd love to hear what else you have. TIA :cheers:...
| Outdoor Board|| Any legit reason I shouldn't buy this gun? - SW2SCLA on 6/28/14 at 11:31 pm|
[link=(http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/century-international-arms-vz2008-sporter-rifle-7-62x39-ri1554-x.html)]VZ sporter package deal[/link]
Rifle, bayonet, 5 mags, and a mag pouch. I've been wanting an AK for a while and this is close enough for me. None of my friends have any experienc...