Guest Post: Capt. Jill’s Skyrim Beef Stew


As detailed in my previous post, my brain is currently taking a holiday. Or wants to. Is there a difference? I don’t know. As such, today we’re bringing you a special new feature: Guest posts! Today’s guest is from Capt. Jill of Capt. Jill’s Journeys. When Jill contacted me asking if I’d be interested in her fare I eagerly agreed as the stew seemed like something straight out of Skyrim – just a few more ingredients! Hey, taste is important.

Similarly, the story of how this stew came to be seemed exactly like a scenario straight out of Skyrim (and I wouldn’t be surprised if one of the fisherman had taken a harpoon to the knee at some point). For the full story, why not check out Jill’s original post? Now, if only I could have a bowl delivered to my desk…

Ready? Let’s go. Take it away, Captain!

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From the Shadows: Assassin’s Creed Cookies


I admit it: I’ve been depressed. Hellishly so, you might say. As such, my efforts in the kitchen of late have been… less than stellar. Lackluster. Nonexistent. I haven’t baked anything at all in a month. Would you forgive me for chocolate? Well, how about chocolate chocolate chip? From scratch?

There we go; that’s the ticket.

The Assassin’s Creed series is one of my favorite games/series that I am incapable of playing. Top Ten material, probably. With its rich storylines and gameplay I could watch someone play it for days. Also, if I could lose about half my body weight and wear Assassin’s garb full time… Yeah. That’d be great.

Ready? Let’s go.

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A New Year’s Announcement: Skill Up Skillet 1.2

Happy New Year, Geeks! Belatedly, anyway.

There are a few patch notes announcements regarding the future of Skill Up Skillet; step lively and listen!

Bug fixes:

  • Removed poll from right sidebar. To those who voted, thanks!
  • Removed seasonal snow from blog, because apparently we can’t have nice things. Like snow. (Send me a blizzard, please!)
  • Blog header image altered to reflect new posting schedule.
  • Blog icon redesigned from v. 1.0 to v. 1.2:

Version 1.0:

SuSIconNew - Primary
Was I on drugs when I made this?

Version 1.2:

Better! Faster! Stronger! Skillet-ier!

The SuS icon change is by far my favorite of the batch; all good art improves with age, right? Additionally, several new features have been added throughout the course of the year. Let’s discuss some of the most noteworthy changes…

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