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Football! Week 10 – Roasted Cauliflower with Pomegranate

I had one of my worst weeks ever this past week, correctly picking only 6 games.  This is equal to the number of games the Pieholes picked, but  far better … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 2 Comments

Football! Week 9 – Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Whew… a close one.  When I started this series of posts, I was damn sure I would win hands down every week.  I mean, an avid football fan (granted one … Continue reading

November 3, 2011 · 2 Comments

Football! Week 8 – My Version of Butternut Squash Soup

Week 7 was a fairly easy week to pick games, with the only surprises being the Jets beating San Diego, and Baltimore’s crappy showing against Jacksonville.  Had those games gone … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · 4 Comments

Football! Week 7 – Vengeance is Mine! *Daikon Banh Mi recipe inside…

Make sure to check out the Recipe Index in menu on the left!   I gotta admit, I was reeling after getting beat in Week 5 picks.  I knew it … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Football! Week 6 – The Unthinkable Happened

Wow… The unthinkable happened.  I thought last week’s games were tough because a lot of them could go either way.  Granted, picking the Bears and Falcons to beat undefeated teams … Continue reading

October 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Football! Week 4: Poached Pear Recipe

Last week’s guest food item was a Michigan-grown pear.  Previously, I referred to the veggies as males so I decided to switch it around some and refer to the pear … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

Football! – Week 3: Sayonara Eggplant

Last week’s guest prognosticator was a Japanese eggplant grown in my garden and he didn’t do as well as his predecessor – an ear of corn – but he didn’t … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · 3 Comments

Football! – Week 2: Goodbye corn, hello eggplant

As I mentioned last week, I’m making weekly picks for NFL games along with the Piehole Panel and a guest food item – last week it was an ear of … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

Football! Week 1

When Boom Boom and I started dating years ago, I explained to her that I wasn’t one of those guys who watches ESPN eight hours a day, like a bunch … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · 7 Comments