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Making Zatarains in a rice cooker

It has been a while since I’ve made Zatarains for dinner. I had made it in my rice cooker before, it was easy. I couldn’t remember how much water to use. A quick Google search did not turn up any good results. I was shocked. I use the Zatarains that has the rice and beans in it already. I’ve made the jambalaya in this way as well. Here it is for posterity’s sake:

Installing Debian Squeeze on the Sheevaplug

The Sheevaplug is an embedded computer system using a 1.2 GHz Marvell Kirkwood 6281 ARM-compatible CPU (aka Feroceon) with 512MB RAM, a USB 2.0 port, an SD card slot, USB serial terminal, and an ethernet jack. You can get one from Globalscale (for $99 at the time of writing). Unfortunately, by the time I recieved one of these lovely devices, the default installation of Ubuntu 9.04 had elapsed its support life, and further, Ubuntu seems to have dropped arm support all together.