By Wayne Gladstone
Gladstone, the so-called "Internet Messiah," has not just did not carry again the internet, yet his seek has landed him in a brand new York urban psychiatric ward. the remainder of the realm isn't doing so good both, choked with disconnected net clients nonetheless jonesing for a repair, and an more and more draconian govt, interrogating and detaining someone deemed a "person of interest" less than the web restoration Act.
For Gladstone, even if, discovering the web is less significant than heading to l. a. to win again his ex-wife. he's taking up place of abode at the sofa of his outdated buddy, gossip-blogger Tobey, whereas attempting to rebuild his misplaced romance. but if Gladstone's outdated magazine account of the net Apocalypse is going "paper viral," his newfound famous person places him on the leading edge of the net Reclamation stream. quickly he's a aim for shadowy executive brokers, and a reluctant collaborator with nameless who presents a clue that supplies to give an explanation for the Internet's disappearance.
Full of humorous but slicing social statement, Agents of the web Apocalypse maintains the trilogy that imagines a dystopian international with out the net.
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If eating cold, stir in the kefir just before serving, adding a spoonful to each bowl so that people can swish it around with their spoons. If eating hot, consider stirring in spoonfuls of sour cream instead. This, like other barszcz recipes, will also keep for several days in the refrigerator and generally improve. Drink a glass of it, cold, for an abstemious lunch. Summer Beet Soup CHŁODNIK Serves 6 It’s hard to imagine a summer in the country without chłodnik: Icy cold, tasting of fresh dill and kefir (or light yogurt), with a glimmer of sweet beets and crunchy cucumbers.
Cook until golden brown on each side, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer cooked blinis to an ovenproof platter and keep warm in the oven while you make the remaining blinis. These can be plated—three or four blinis with a dollop of sour cream and a few heaping spoonfuls of caviar on each plate—or served in a happy pile beside a large mound of caviar set on ice with a side dish of sour cream. Take your pick. Eggplant Caviar KAWIOR Z BAKŁAZANA Serves 10 to 12 In the Communist era, eggplant was not readily available in Poland, but it seems to have made its way back with a vengeance.
After the vegetables have simmered, add the pickles to the soup pot, as well as all their brine, and the cooked potatoes. Season with salt and pepper, and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Use an immersion blender to purée the soup in the pot, or whizz it lightly in a blender or food processor (you want the end result to still be a little chunky, not whipped smooth). Mix in the heavy cream. Add the chopped dill just before serving. Beet Soup, Three Ways BARSZCZ Barszcz, or beet soup, is perhaps best known around the world by its Russian name, borscht, but versions of both the soup and the word are part of every Slavic culture.