Author Archives: Ad Astra Blog

Sous Vide Chuck Roast (Roast Beef)

Hey guys, I’ve got a really cool recipe that I’ve tried and I’m really excited to share it.  I got a sous vide for Christmas with the idea of tendering up cheaper pieces of meat to make them taste like … Continue reading

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American Gods 89/100 – Neil Gaiman

Overview: American Gods was such a great read, I can’t wait to recommend it to everyone I come across!  It has a little bit of everything you’d want if you’re into mythology, mystery and drama.  Following Shadow across the US … Continue reading

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The Core – 80/100 Peter V. Brett

Overview: I have been waiting for this book ever since I finished The Skull Throne. Peter set up for a great finale and all of my questions coming into the final book were answered.  I enjoyed seeing each character’s arc … Continue reading

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The Stone Sky 79/100 – N.K. Jemisin

Overview: I’ve been looking forward to this book since I read the first one and I’ve been meaning to get this posted for a while.  I know it’s been a while since my last post, but between work and my … Continue reading

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Smoked Reverse Seared Cowboy Steak

I’ve been seeing Cowboy steaks on tv lately, and was really intrigued.  I’ve been telling my wife how I really want to try to cook one, so she surprised me with one for Father’s Day.

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Liberty Boy – 72/100 David Gaughran

Overview: I was requested to review this book as the publicist told me it was reminiscent of Ken Follett, one of my favorite authors.  I didn’t really see very many similarities between Follett’s writing and Gaughran’s writing, but it was … Continue reading

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Artemis Fowl – 89/100 Eoin Colfer

Overview: This is another book in the top 200 books that I got from my friend Sarah.  I didn’t know anything going into this book and was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked it.  It was a very short … Continue reading

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