Show Notes #446: The Weekender LXXXIV

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)

  • Contests This Weekend
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • Special Events
  • Announcements
    • We will be changing our recording night to Wednesdays starting very soon. Check out the web site, Discord, Twitter, Telegram, Facebook for details as they are released.
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Experience remote station operation with some hardware or software that allows you to be on the air somewhere away from the control point.
    • Additional info: https://lhs.fyi/wj (RCforb)

This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)

  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Check out wfview or another solution that gives you the option of remote station operation.

This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)

  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • One-Pot Enchilada Rigatoni
  • Description
    • Winter is the time of year where I love casseroles and hearty meals.  But, sometimes it gets boring when it's an Italian themed item.  This recipe is in my "to try" list, because it sounds fantastic with an added spin on it that takes the Italian away from it!
  • Ingredients
    • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
    • 1 can (19 oz) Mild enchilada sauce
    • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
    • 1 lb uncooked rigatoni pasta
    • 1 can (11 oz) whole kernel corn with red and green bell peppers
    • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
  • Directions
    • In nonstick 5-quart Dutch oven, cook beef with salt to taste over high heat, stirring frequently, until brown. Do not drain.  Add enchilada sauce, evaporated milk, 4 cups hot water, the pasta and corn. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally; do not drain.  Remove from heat; stir in cheese. Serve topped with crushed tortilla chips, cilantro and chopped green onions, if desired.
  • Cheryl's Mixed Drink Corner
  • Toasted Almond
  • Description
    • It's snowing outside, and that calls for a nice wintery drink. And this is it!
  • Ingredients
    • 2 parts vodka
    • 2 parts amaretto
    • 1 part coffee liquor (like Kahlua)
    • 3 parts heavy cream
  • Directions (Cocktail)
    • Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker: add ice and shake!  Strain into a glass. Garnish with nutmeg to add a warm-spiced flavor to the drink.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon 
  • Description
    • Where other bourbons stop, Angel’s Envy finishes. Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon is finished in port wine casks for an award-winning spirit. We guide each batch’s conditioning, blending our handcrafted bourbon in small batches of 8 to 10 barrels at a time.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: 72% corn, 18% rye, 10% malted barley
    • Proof: 86.6 (43.3% ABV)
    • Region: Louisville, Kentucky
    • Color: Medium amber
    • Nose: Oak, dark fruit, raisins, peanut brittle, baking spices, buttered biscuits, Sharpie
    • Taste: Raisin, dark fruit, cocoa, baking spices, oak, dune grass, fruitcake
    • Finish: Medium length with hints of fruit, oak and peanuts and a vague sweetness
    • Price: $50 (750 ml)
    • Rating: 82 (90+ in an Old Fashioned)

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