I really like to make Kung Pao dishes. But I have never found a bottled Kung Pao sauce that suits me. When you get a Kung Pao dish from a great Chinese restaurant (and “great Chinese restaurant” can be a pretty grim looking, from the outside, mom and pop shop) it has the perfect combination of zing, flavor, and… Read More


In the old days, if you wanted to sort and filter XML, you turned to XSL. But XSL is fiddly, hard to test, and requires an in-depth knowledge of XPath. That’s to .NET’s LINQ, dependence on XSL has been dramatically reduced (if not, eliminated!). This article takes a look at how to use LINQ to XML to sort and filter an XML document. … Read More