Archive for February, 2012

Broccoli Stuffed Hasselback Potatoes Topped with Pork Mushroom Gravy

Feb 29, 2012 27 Comments

I’m not going to lie…this is a gluttonous man’s creation.  Hasselback potatoes, stuffed with broccoli, and covered with pork mushroom gravy.  If you’re a lover of any of these ingredients what’s not to like? I mean look at that heaping pile of goodness above to the right.  It’s the embodiment of an unidentifiable dish that […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Feb 27, 2012 6 Comments

The Good Valparaiso Crusaders (21-10, 14-4 Horizon) RPI #93 SOS #161 The Crusaders clinched their first ever Horizon League title this week with their win over Loyola (66-62).  They followed that up with an even more convincing victory over Butler (71-58) on Friday.  The conference title assures the Crusaders of being the host team for […]

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Monday Morning Humor

Feb 27, 2012 15 Comments

This tidbit of humor proves that even Jedi warriors have Monday mornings where all you really want to do is remain in bed and forget the troubles in the universe.

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2012 Daytona 500: The Great American Race, or Wreckfest?!?!

Feb 26, 2012 10 Comments

We finally made it.  After last season’s unprecedented finish with Tony Stewart edging out Carl Edwards to win his third NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) Championship, it’s been far from a boring “off-season.”  And after my own brief off-season, I’m back for my second year here at to provide news, picks, and commentary on the […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2007 Robert Keenan Cabernet Franc

Feb 23, 2012 27 Comments

Carrying over from our holiday higher end wine recommendations, Thirsty Thursday delivers another very special wine for the Glutton family: Robert Keenan’s 2007 Cabernet Franc. Since my days in the wine business, I’ve been a supporter of/indulger in Keenan wines.  Located in the sleepy Spring Mountain District of Napa Valley (just west of St. Helena), […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Feb 22, 2012 62 Comments

Traveling hindered me from posting a gluttonous recipe last week, but we’re back on schedule this week with a healthier alternative of that old favorite Mac & Cheese.  As with any mac & cheese recipe this one couldn’t be simpler: prepare a few items, toss em all in a pot, and stir.  However, it’s the […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Feb 20, 2012 11 Comments

The Good Marquette Golden Eagles (22-5, 11-3 Big East) Current RPI #8, Current SOS #23 You have to love what head coach Buzz Williams and the Golden Eagles continue to accomplish in Big East play.  Following their 79-64 victory versus Connecticut on Saturday, the Golden Eagles have now reeled off 10 of their last 11 […]

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