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Episode 053 – Gardening

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment

The @Valentine Podcast Show Notes

 

Intro


Coming to you, from Louisville, KY!  It’s the @Valentine Podcast with your Gardening couple, J and Renee Valentine.  

Intro Music – Who Loves Me by Pretty Lights – http://www.prettylightsmusic.com/#/home

Today is Monday, March 26, 2012 and this is Episode 53! And we have a special guest, Deidre Crocker!

Weekend Wrap-up

  • Yard Work
  • Fighting with the Onions
  • Guests on CAW
  • Hunger Games

Tech (Gadgets, Computers, etc.)

  • Hangout Air

Media (Movies, Games, Books, Television Shows, Music)

  • Movies By Chance: Result: Valley of the Dolls, Caveman
  • Movie for Next Week: 72 – My Name is Bruce; 183 – Under Suspicion; Siriana; Robocop 2; Riding in Cars with Boys
  • The Hunger Games
  • Mad Men Premiere
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Mist of Panderia (or lack thereof)
  • Starcraft 2 disappointment
  • Journey
  • Finished 3rd book of Hunger Games – MockingJay
  • Continuing A Mazalan Book of the Fallen Collection 1 by Steven Erikson
    • Boring, boring, boring

Food

Odds and Ends (Bumper provided by Johnny Feisty)

  • Driving to Nerdtacular
  • Nerdtacular Kickstarter goal reached on first day

Podcast of the Week (Until we run out of Podcasts)


Contact Information
You can reach us by email at thevalentinecast@gmail.com. You can also see our blog at valentinecast.com.  The podcast Twitter feed is ValentineCast. You can also call us at (415) 758-2278 Video can be seen at http://youtube.com/ValentineCast  J’s Twitter feed is theCaoboi and Renee’s twitter feed is theIceflow

Outro Music:  Pretty Lights – Double Love

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Episode 052 – 52 Questions

March 19, 2012 Leave a comment

The @Valentine Podcast Show Notes


Intro


Coming to you, from Louisville, KY!  It’s the @Valentine Podcast with your question answering couple, J and Renee Valentine.  

Intro Music – Who Loves Me by Pretty Lights – http://www.prettylightsmusic.com/#/home

Today is Monday, March 26, 2012 and this is Episode 52!

Today we’re answering questions about us in this year celebration of the Valentine Cast!

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Episode 051 – Furnished

March 12, 2012 Leave a comment

Living Room

Kitchen

 

The @Valentine Podcast Show Notes

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Intro
Coming to you, from Louisville, KY!  It’s the @Valentine Podcast with your Furnished couple, J and Renee Valentine.  

Intro Music – Who Loves Me by Pretty Lights – http://www.prettylightsmusic.com/#/home

Today is Monday, March 12, 2012 and this is Episode 51!

Weekend Wrap-up

  • Birthday Meal
  • Sister in Town
  • Sunday Grillin’

Tech (Gadgets, Computers, etc.)

  • “The new iPad”
    • Confusing Name
    • Same Price Points
    • iPad2 price drop
  • New Apple TV
    • 1080p capable with new chip.
  • Gateway 23” HD LCD-LED Monitors

Media (Movies, Games, Books, Television Shows, Music)

  • Movies By Chance: Result: 186 – Woman Thou Art Loosed
  • Movie for Next Week: 96 – Long Life, Happiness, and Prosperity, Choose
  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey
  • Tera Beta
  • Finished Way of Kings
  • Finished 2nd book of Hunger Games – Chasing Fire
  • Started on 3rd and final book of hunger games

Food

Odds and Ends (Bumper provided by Johnny Feisty)

  • New Furniture (Rearranging)

Contact Information
You can reach us by email at thevalentinecast@gmail.com. You can also see our blog at valentinecast.com.  The podcast Twitter feed is ValentineCast. You can also call us at (415) 758-2278 Video can be seen at http://youtube.com/ValentineCast  J’s Twitter feed is theCaoboi and Renee’s twitter feed is theIceflow

Outro Music:  Pretty Lights – Double Love

Recipe Exploration: Strumpet’s Super Simple Pasta Salad

March 12, 2012 1 comment

 

Name: Strumpet’s Super Simple Pasta Salad
By: Renee (based on Strumpet’s Recipe)

Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 10 min

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 package pasta (bowtie was used)
  • 1 lb. spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, diced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 lemon (or lemon juice equivalent)
  • 1 package baby mixed greens – whichever kind you like best
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (can use flavored if you like)
  • ½ cup to a cup parmesan (shaved or grated)
  • ½ cup feta cheese

Directions:

  1. Boil the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. While waiting for the pasta water to boil, brown the sausage.  Add in the mushrooms and peppers and saute until mushrooms are tender.
  3. Toss sausage mixture in with the salad.
  4. Squeeze the juice of the lemon out of the lemon
  5. Chop (mince) garlic and mix with the lemon juice and oil.
  6. Drain pasta and toss in salad.  Add lemon dressing and toss again.
  7. Add parmesan toss a final time.  Sprinkle with feta.

Notes:

  • If all of it isn’t gone that night, this will serve as a cold salad the next day.
  • It’s good with fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe Exploration: Mexican Chicken Casserole

March 12, 2012 2 comments

Name: Mexican Chicken Casserole
By: Renee Valentine

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min

Servings: 8

Ingredients:

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican Blend cheese
  • 4 oz can of chopped green chiles
  • 1 package of taco seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 15 oz can of black beans
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 8 ounces boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and diced

Directions:

  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Saute mushrooms until soft.
  2. Combine mushrooms, sour cream, 1 cup of cheese, green chiles, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, cumin, black beans, salsa, rice, and chicken. Place in a greased 9X13 casserole dish.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of casserole and bake until melted.


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Episode 050 – Moved In

March 5, 2012 Leave a comment

The @Valentine Podcast Show Notes

Intro

Coming to you, from Louisville, KY!  It’s the @Valentine Podcast with your moved-in couple, J and Renee Valentine.  

Intro Music – Who Loves Me by Pretty Lights – http://www.prettylightsmusic.com/#/home

Today is Monday, March 5, 2012 and this is Episode 50!  (It snowed today)

We have a guest!  Strumpet!

Weekend Wrap-up

  • Shopping
  • J’s a great shopping Buddy
  • Oscar Party
  • Moving! (and shopping)


Tech (Gadgets, Computers, etc.)

  • Traktor 2 Duo by Native Instruments
  • My sister got HD!
  • Google+ Home Tours
  • New TV

Media (Movies, Games, Books, Television Shows, Music)

  • Borderlands 2 coming!
  • Mass Effect 3 Tomorrow
  • House Hunters and new obsession of home shows

Food

  • Jason’s Deli
  • Grill!
  • New Stove

Odds and Ends (Bumper provided by Johnny Feisty)

  • New Home
  • Massage

Podcast of the Week (Until we run out of Podcasts)

Feedback

  • Audio Submission – Big G (Gravenau)

Contact Information
You can reach us by email at thevalentinecast@gmail.com. You can also see our blog at valentinecast.com.  The podcast Twitter feed is ValentineCast. You can also call us at (415) 758-2278 Video can be seen at http://youtube.com/ValentineCast  J’s Twitter feed is theCaoboi and Renee’s twitter feed is theIceflow

Outro Music:  Pretty Lights – Switch Up

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