Moyer Making a “Comeback”

By Blaidd Drwg

The 'real' Methuselah rookie card. I am not sure he was old enough to drive when that picture was taken. Heck, I am not sure they had cars when that picture was taken.

Methuselah, err…I mean Jamie Moyer is planning on making a comeback, at age 49, with the Colorado Rockies. […]

Odd Bits Dinner Menu

By Iron Chef Leftovers

There will be a dinner at the house of Iron Chef Leftovers in honor of the book Odd Bits and for my sister-in-law who wanted to try them. Recipes and review to follow next week.

The menu is as follows:

Course 1 Better than McDonald’s Chicken Nugget -Fried Chicken “Oyster” , […]

Celebrating “Respect for the Aged Day” a Little Early

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Note: Respect for the Aged Day is a Japanese holiday celebrated annually to honor elderly citizens.

I happened to go into {REDACTED}* today looking to purchase a bottle of Sam Adams Infinitum since a friend of mine highly recommended it and {REDACTED} had it last time I was in there.

Well, […]

Two Unrelated Thoughts On The Lakers

by A.J. Coltrane

Kobe scored 48 the last Tuesday. The ESPN highlight package for the game opened with Kobe with the ball at the left of the free-throw line, then taking a big dribble and a big pivot step. He then took five more steps, doing a series of small shuffles away from his defender […]

The Pass Happy NFL

By Blaidd Drwg

An interesting stat was mentioned in the Giants-Falcons playoff game – Eli Manning’s 4,900 yard season was the 6th highest single season total in NFL history. That is impressive, until I realized that Eli Manning’s 4,900 yard season was the 4th highest total in the NFL THIS SEASON. Heck, the NFL went […]

Former BC Eagles in the NFL

By Blaidd Drwg

There are currently 15 former Boston College Eagles in the NFL. They are:

Ron Brace – Patriots BJ Raji – Packers Gosder Cherilus – Lions Jo-Lonn Dunbar – Saints Matt Ryan – Falcons Will Blackmon – Giants Ricky Brown – Raiders Mathias Kiwanuka – Giants Jereny Trueblood – Buccaneers Tim Bulman – […]

Food Pr0n vs The Regular Kind

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by A.J. Coltrane

Maybe I’m just late to the party, but it feels to me like there are more and more websites featuring decadent food photography.

Assuming that’s actually true — I think it’s at least in part because during work hours, it’s safe to fantasize about diving into this:

 

But this is another story:

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Creamy Mushroom Soup – An Even Easier Recipe

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Here is the even easier version of the Mushroom Soup recipe posted yesterday. It is relative since this saves you about 5 minutes total on the cooking of the soup and exchanges the roux and the volute with an extra potato for thickening. These recipes make about 1 quart of soup […]

Creamy Mushroom Soup – An Easy Recipe

By Iron Chef Leftovers

A note to readers: It is really easy to make soup and unless you plan poorly, you should never have to buy pre-made soup.

Mrs. Iron Chef has a traditional hash brown recipe that calls for a can of Cream of Mushroom Soup. The store bought ones are not very mushroom-y […]

Recommended Game: Catan Card Game, Or, The Rivals For Catan

The version of the game that you can actually find in the store.

by A.J. Coltrane

[Edit after I’d written the rest of this post:  The Catan Card Game was discontinued in 2010 and replaced by The Rivals For Catan. From everything I’ve read the new game is easier to learn and is most likely the better game. The new game is also faster, clocking in at 45-60 minutes […]