Beer of the Week: Reuben’s Brews Mocha Stout

By Iron Chef Leftovers

The delicious Mocha Stout. You can even see the famous Iron Chef Leftovers beer notebook in this shot.

With the frequency that that review beers from Reuben’s Brews, you would think that the brewery is paying me to do it. I can assure you that is not the case. I […]

Chris Bosh, Rocket Scientist

By Blaidd Drwg

With the Heat facing elimination at the hands of the Spurs, Miami is changing its game-plan to try to stop Danny Green and his 66% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Bosh’s comments:

“He has a knack for shooting, but he won’t be open tonight,” Bosh said Tuesday. “We’ll see how he […]

EarthBox Update — June 16, 2013

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here.

The tomato and tomatillo plants are growing in every direction, so they got some twine to try to organize the chaos. The cabbage worms look to be at least briefly defeated, but the aphids have now found the purple basil. The lettuce and dill are gradually fading, though it […]

GNOIF: The Good, The Bad, And The GNOIF — The Recap

by A.J. Coltrane

Pirate’s Cove components. Photo at BoardGameGeek.

GNOIF #8 Recap – The Good, The Bad, And The GNOIF (Outlaw Theme)

Games That Got Played: Bang!, Betrayal At House On The Hill, Cards Against Humanity, Pirate Fluxx, Pirate’s Cove, Run For Your Life Candyman!, Rocketville

Games That Didn’t Get Played:  Black Rock City, […]

Jamie Oliver’s Revenge

By Iron Chef Leftovers

A few months ago, I posted a link to a video by the folks at Epic Meal Time where they kidnapped Jamie Oliver. Well, Oliver gets his revenge. This may actually be funnier than the original and is a great parody. My favorite part is “Vegan Muscles” at about 55 seconds […]

Beer of the Week: Stone Collaboration Highway 78 Scotch Ale

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Next up in the Stone Collaboration series is the Highway 78 Scotch Ale brewed in conjunction with Green Flash and Pizza Port – making this one an all-California affair. This one came in a 12 oz. bottle for $4.99. I couldn’t find the product page on the Stone website, but I […]

The Week of the Reliever

By Blaidd Drwg

Jim Caple runs a section of his Off Base column on titled “Box Score Line of the Week”. Each week, he picks and interesting performance and writes about it. It is usually some pitcher absolutely getting his head beat in. This week, he had tons to choose from:

Arizona starter Ian […]

Beer of the Week: Sound Brewery Ursus Americanus

By Iron Chef Leftovers

If you order an Ursus and get this, you might be in trouble.

Out in tiny Poulsbo, Washington, there is an unlikely large grouping of breweries. One of them is Sound Brewery, a brewery that is probably best known around these parts for their use of Belgian strains of yeast. […]

Feast Portland

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Food festivals can be great or terrible, depending on how they are handled. Portland has one that does it right – Feast Portland. It runs this year from September 19 – 22nd and gets pricey since all of the events are ticketed, but check out the chef lineup here, then tell […]

EarthBox Update — June 9, 2013. Now with marigolds! And pests!

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here.

Everything has been staked. The layout got spread out somewhat. Aphids (on the lettuces) and cabbage worms (brussels sprouts) made their first appearances and were rewarded with a dose of this organic solution. [pic of cabbage worm from]


Marigolds are supposed to be a very beneficial […]