Quantcast
   
Monday - July 6, 2020
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Cooking Thyme With Tristan: Captain Jack’s Caribbean Jerk Chicken

July 1st, 2020

CAPTAIN JACK’S CARIBBEAN JERK CHICKEN This is a new one for me but the heat is on in the QCA so we might well take the dishes south and pretend we are in the Caribbean! Here’s with you will need: 1 pound of chicken tenderloins 1 can red beans 3 tbsp creole seasoning 1⁄2 bag of frozen corn 2 cups of brown long grain rice 4 tbsp canola oil 2 1⁄2 cups of chicken broth 1 3⁄4 cups of coconut milk 1 tbsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic salt 2 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tsp thyme A liberal amount of salt and pepper to taste sprinkle on creole seasoning to taste. Here’s what you will need to do: Cut... Read More

Love Is Blind: Tiger King Edition Roaring In!

June 28th, 2020

What if “Love Is Blind” met “Tiger King?” It’s Netflix and maybe not so chill, as Tristan Tapscott takes another swipe at the “Tiger King” phenomenon in the latest episode in his new comedy series of short videos, “Oh Geez, It’s Tristan Again…” for QuadCities.com. Watch and enjoy, as Tristan proves himself a multiple-threat, taking on the roles of Joe, Carole, and, yes, MORE, in this hilarious video, and stay tuned for more episodes of “Oh Geez, It’s Tristan Again…” on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com!  Read More

Cooking Thyme With Tristan: The Spaghetti

June 24th, 2020

You think this pasta is funny? Funny, how? Like a clown?! It’s a pretty rad and a little different and I think you’ll dig it! Here’s with you will need: 1⁄2 pound of ground beef 3 tomatoes 2 tbsp parmesan 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic salt 1 tsp basil 1 tsp oregano 2 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp red pepper flakes (or more) A liberal amount of salt and pepper to taste   Here’s what you will need to do: Cut tomatoes Mix 1 tbsp parmesan, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp garlic salt, 1 tsp basil, 1 tsp oregano, 2 tsp Italian seasoning, 1 tsp red pepper... Read More

Tristan Tapscott Tackles Joe Exotic. Also, He Makes A Video About Him. Click Here For More…

June 19th, 2020

Actor, director, writer, raconteur, mojito enthusiast and general man-about-town Tristan Tapscott has tackled the “Tiger King” phenomenon in the latest episode in his new comedy series of short videos, “Oh Geez, It’s Tristan Again…” for QuadCities.com. Watch and enjoy, as Tristan proves himself a multiple-threat, taking on the roles of Joe, Carole, and, yes, MORE, in this hilarious video, and stay tuned for more episodes of “Oh Geez, It’s Tristan Again…” on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com! Oh,... Read More

Dave Chappelle’s Surprise Special 8:46 Is Searing And Necessary

June 16th, 2020

There’s nothing seemingly structured. There’s nothing seemingly rehearsed. And that’s PART of what makes Chapelle’s surprise special on YouTube, aptly entitled 8:46 (after both the amount of time George Floyd was choked to death on film, and a surprising detail about Chappelle’s own life) so searing and necessary. Like the movement itself and the 400+ years of oppression black humans have experienced, it is ragged and honest and brutal and unrefined. This dialogue Chappelle presents is something of this moment and something the world needs. It finds itself less stand up special... Read More

Cooking Thyme With Tristan: Boots’ Cube Mover Burger

June 16th, 2020

When I was in the cast of Kinky Boots some of us didn’t have a lot to do and would y’all about food constantly. And we were always hot on burgers! This is a tribute to cube movers of Kinky Boots and the beloved burger of our dreams! Here’s with you will need: 1⁄2 pound of ground beef 1 jalapeño 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp red pepper flakes (or more) 1 1⁄4 cup of tomato juice A liberal amount of salt and pepper to taste Here’s what you will need to do: Cut 1 jalapeño in any way you’d like Put said jalapeño in a blender with the the onion powder, red pepper flakes,... Read More

New ‘Lovebirds’ Rom-Com Flies High For Netflix

June 11th, 2020

The hook is bomb. And the payoff is huge. Netflix hit the jackpot with their latest romcom. You know how some movies are ideal to watch on a plane? You know how that’s usually an insult? Given the times we see living in it’s welcome. Some films are pure escapism and entertainment and that’s what you will find with Netflix’s latest, The Lovebirds. With Michael Showalter at the helm, it was no surprise I really dug this Netflix original. After all, Showalter directed 2 of my favorite films from the last 10 years with Hello, My Name is Doris and The Big Sick. He has a real... Read More

Cooking Thyme With Tristan: Cooter’s Cajun Chicken Pasta

June 5th, 2020

It’s hot outside and nature shouldn’t get to have all the fun! You deserve some heat as well! This is the perfect dish to provide it! Here’s with you will need: CAJUN SEASONING 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt ¼ tsp red pepper flakes And sprinkle Slap Yo Mama seasoning liberally throughout the process. *for extra spice, add another ¼ tsp of both cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes CHICKEN & PASTA 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter boneless, skinless chicken breast –... Read More

Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

June 5th, 2020

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com. “Shed Skin” continues the legacy of characters... Read More

Looking For The Best Quad-Cities Instagram Hotspots? Our List Continues…

June 1st, 2020

We continue our journey to find the best Instagram walls in the Quad City Area! Here are six more top spots to make your Instagram pop. Ike’s All American Cafe Burger Wall – 635 15th Ave – East Moline, Illinois. Dude… it’s a burger… on a wall! Need I say more? Cabana’s Sea Wall – 2120 4th Ave – Rock Island, Illinois – Located across an alley from the now vacant bar that was once Cabana’s (you cant miss the shark on the roof!), this 2 story wall of sea creatures is a one of a kind in the QCA. Freight House Wall – River Drive – Davenport,... Read More

Translate