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Mini Apple Crisp

A quick an easy apple desert, very similar to a cobbler. PrintMini Apple Crisp Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 35 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: 1Serving Size: 1 Ingredients1 medium apple, peeled and sliced 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon butter 2 tablespoons quick-cooking (or old fashioned) oats 1/8 teaspoon ground ...

Delicious Apple Dumplings with an Unusual Ingredient

Delicious Apple Dumplings with an Unusual Ingredient
This recipe makes 8 dumplings but since you will probably want 2, plan on just 4 servings. If your cooking for yourself, they will keep for 3 or 4 days and warmed up when you want them.

An Enemy of FOSS

In my previous post I referenced a discussion ¬†I had on starryhope.com. In that same discussion a commenter accused me of being an “enemy of FOSS” ¬†because I promoted and actually purchased an Apple product. It was that commenter’s opinion that all computer related products should be purchased on their “philosophy of design and ethos”. ...

A FOSS “Dollar” Store

It seems that Microsoft is planning to open some retail stores in “upscale” shopping malls this fall. They will be located within a few hundred feet of existing Apple stores. They will feature Microsoft flagship products such as Windows 7 and Microsoft Office, branded hardware products like the Zune media player and presumably some computers ...

Troubling Apple Patents

In the fall of 2008 Apple was awarded a patent on the OS X dock. The troubling part is that Apple applied for this patent in 1999! It took the Patent Office nine years to award it! Why the delay? I have absolutely no knowledge on what makes an idea patentable. I would conjecture that ...