all you dang foreigners from other nations! It’s a Foxworthy joke.
Born this day in 1858, De Wolf Hopper. This is a great one! De Wolf was the man who made “Casey at Bat” famous, and became famous because of his rendition of the poem. The whole thing a series of “at the right place” moments. Wikipedia article (which needs help) on him here. Here’s the
This is from a spots forum I look once a day or so. They’re hard hit. Some are not taking it well at all. They need help.
Mr. Big Food was in substitution legal mode for our Football Food menu! We had had a roast a few days back. And no one sells those little party rye breads in town so we used crackers. And he just warmed the meat up in a saucepan. Good nevertheless. HOT STEAK CANAPES Beef strip sirloin
A Big Food Favorite. Mr. Big Food substituted cut up sausage for the franks. “Bite-size pieces of frankfurters, coated in a tomato soup mixture of peppery seasonings go well with cold fruit punch.”—The Creative Cook (1978) APPETIZER PARTY FRANKS Makes about 4 cups ½ C onion, chopped fine 1/3 C bell pepper, chopped fine 2
football food remains! It was tremendous. Nothing fancy but very tasty. Perfect for game watching– provided you have a good supply of napkins. Recipes coming up.
Just watchin’ football on a Saturday afternoon. While the beef stew was simmering.
To evaluate a head football coach based on W-L record. What an odd concept. “Ole Miss scheduled a player meeting Sunday night to inform the players of the decision. Senior linebacker Willie Hibbler said players, including himself and freshman Jerrion Ealy, walked out of the meeting. “That tells you a lot,” Hibbler said. “I think they
The Vikings mourn the loss of Fred Cox, one of our proudest legends and a member of the 50 Greatest Vikings, the team said in a statement. In 1972, while still playing for the Vikings, Cox came up with the idea of a soft football to prevent leg injuries to kids. He and partner John
There are fish involved.
SueK sends along a link to several videos of Sheep Dog Trials. Sheep dog trials are contests between man/dog teams required to move a small group of sheep (usually 5 I think) around and through a specified course. The course usually consists of gates and barriers, and are set so that they aren’t straight, but
Hurts just looking at it.
Obviously, the best part of the game– and it wouldn’t have taken much– was the football food. It was fantastic! I especially liked the Rissole, but the wings were pretty damned good, too. It was nice of Mr. Big Food to spare me barbecued wings. These, with a crunchy bread crumb and herb topping were
Sort of makes you nostalgic for the crappy olden days of carefree football, doesn’t it?
Everybody’s talkin’ about it! Is anybody really talkin’ about it? More to talk about! All via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More at the link!
Given the recent weather, you may have forgotten that The New England Invitational is coming up. Need recipes for football food? Here you go. A dozen delicious and simple recipes for apps & dips.
Wait! There’re more from Powerline’s The Week in Pictures below the fold!
Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
against all of the Officials’ Odds. Good for them!