Jessedotsmom

jessedotsmom

  • joined Sep 03, 2010
  • last login Mar 14, 2014
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~ "Snacks on Snacks": How Sweet it Is!!!

When I left you last Thursday, my trepidation about the Penn State vs. Michigan game was building steam like a volcano. To add to the angst, I had Michigan grads coming to my house. When they...

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~ "Snacks on Snacks": There ain't enough booze in the Southern Comfort bottle!

Greetings. If I were in charge of BSD commentary regarding last weeks game I would only quote jesse. at the age of 8, reacting to WVU's Major Harris leading the Mountaineers to a halftime lead...

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~ "Snacks on Snacks": Dancing Turkeys, Skinny Pork Chops & Squash!

The turkeys are finally starting to dance to the correct tune! The NCAA is coming to grips with their misguided, unethical leadership, and, we're getting our scholarships back! Stay tuned -- My...

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~ "Snacks on Snacks": Tex-Mex Soul-Consoling Chile Con Queso

Texans have a humorous saying, "Happiness can be bought and it's an appetizer called chile con queso." I have no allegiances to Texas, but, after last weeks unhappy ending to an error-ridden...

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~ "Snacks on Snacks": Roast Beef Sandwiches, Potato Chowder & My Lucky Candles!!!

Wow -- Game #1 was (for me) a real nail biter. They say it was impressive, but I was a wreck. In anticipation of this season, I bought an entire case of lucky candles. Why? Last year, every...

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~ "Snacks on Snacks": Peanut Butter and Bacon Bread!

As Alfred Lord Tennyson once wrote, "Ours is not to reason why. Ours is but to do and die." And so my BSD friends, I present you with a heart-stopping, artery-clogging, irresistibly delicious...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Training Camp Food Never Tasted So Good!

In my PSU foodie life one thing always leads to another, and, I can't thank BSD's Success With Honor Always for the question that carried me through the last two weeks of that life. He said,...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Just when I thought I was out, PSU football pulls me back in!!!

It has been a long, hot summer (a rainy one too) and I hope you BSD'rs are continuing to enjoy it. When I last visited you, the issues-at-hand were so great, even a photo of 1000 pounds of crisp...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Take Me Out to the Ball Game!!!

On Sunday afternoon I found myself watching the 1949 movie classic Take Me Out to the Ball Game (starring Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams and Gene Kelly). I know, I know... the Blue/White Game is...

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"Snacks on Snacks": The Good, The Bad, The Healthy & The Insane!

For heaven's sake, how much more can one true-blue loyal PSU foodie take??? No matter how hard I try to keep things calm and peaceful in my piece of the Happy Valley universe, these days, the...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Hippity-Hoppity Easter's on its way!

Happy Easter to all BSD foodie internuts. These two recipes are nothing fancy (in fact, I wrestled with whether or not to share them here tonight). These are just a couple of true-blue real-deal...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Time Out for a Foodie Break!

You all seemed so pre-occupied with the politics of the lawsuits and press conferences over the past few weeks, I hesitated to interrupt your trains of thought. If you thought the discussions...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Super Bowl Food and a Story too!

I've been ambivalent about the Super Bowl ever since 1969 -- Super Bowl III -- the year Broadway Joe Namath lead the Jets to victory. Yes, I remember Super Bowl III vividly, I was 14 at the...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Love Me Tender(s)!!!

It all started in a local pub, while drinking a couple of beers, last Wednesday. Joe and I ordered a big basket of chicken tenders and French fries. Is there anyone who doesn't love real-deal...

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"Snacks on Snacks": JFB's Jessup, PA, Pioneer Club Pizza Post!!!

Some of the saddest stories concern the demise of former establishments known for their signature dishes, which are forever lost. The story of Pioneer Club Pizza is one of those, rivaling the...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Ho, Ho, Ho look at all the snow!!!

Hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday. Nothing puts people in the holiday spirit (besides a few cocktails, a great meal and a few more cocktails) more than watching a few inches of pretty...

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"Snacks on Snacks": A great recipe for pro-playoffs and bowl games!

I have no allegiance to Cincinnati, or, Cincinnati football. In fact, I have never even been to Cincy! BUT: Since 1981, thanks to joefromboalsburg, I've been serving up this very special...

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"Snacks on Snacks": A Couple of Classy Christmas (Holiday) Casseroles!

Happy Holidays to all BSD'rs! Wouldn't it be great if we all could just relax and enjoy those few precious days off from the workplace in a manner befitting us sports fanatics? You know: feet...

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"Snacks on Snacks": 'Tis the onset of the cocktail party season!

As we Penn Staters know, there are four party seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Fall is in our review mirror and Winter is in our headlights. Once you've decked your halls, it is hard...

"Snacks on Snacks": In the words of Francis Albert, "We did it our way"!!!

Back to life without PSU football. Yes indeed-ee, now the real-deal culture shock is about to set in! There are so many things I could banter back and forth about, but, for me, coming out of...

"Snacks on Snacks": The BSD Turkey Day Hotline is Open!!!

Happy Thanksgiving! Wake up and smell the victory! If you haven't started on your Turkey Day dinner yet, it's time to get off your chair and shake a tail-feather!!! Who would have thought we...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Hoosiers for dinner? Say it ain't so!!!

Up until five minutes ago, my only reference to a Hoosier was the movie "Hoosiers", which was a great flick (I adore Gene Hackman). So, before sitting down to write this post, I asked myself,...

"Snacks on Snacks": Midwestern food again? I think not!!!

Not for nothing, but Big 10 midwestern food is starting to drag on like a loose tailpipe along the interstate... it is exhausting. So, like the chef in the movie "Big Night", who, when faced...

"Snacks on Snacks": Comfort Food, Hugs & Humble Pie!

There was barely any time here in Happy Valley to lick our wounds from the loss to OSU before the East Coast was swept up in and swept away by Hurricane Sandy. What they eat in Purdue and what...

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"Snacks on Snacks": MEAT the OSU Thurmanator Cheeseburger!

The only thing worse than worrying about this Saturdays most anticipated game against Ohio State is: figuring out something to cook for a few OSU fans at a Penn State tailgate. I've got to be...

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"Snacks on Snacks": The Pigger than Life, Hog Heaven, Pork Sandwich!!!

If you have ever been to Iowa, even if it's just passing through the state, you have learned that pork rules. The flying pig is the Iowa State Bird, and, corn, which is the exalted hog's...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Sweet Home(coming) Chicago... Riding High on a Bye!!!

I am pleased to report that after PSU's awesome win last week, a small group of us Happy Valley local tailgaters continued to party straight through to Columbus day. This gave me the joyful...

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He came to coach, they stayed to play.

I'm not sure there will ever be a prouder Homecoming moment in my Penn State lifetime. Will we win the rest of 'em this year? Who knows, but O'Brian's Lions are obviously full of surprises. Have...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Sweet Home Chicago!!!

When we BSD foodies last chatted, it was before we whipped the casserole-eaters and their player-poaching-coach. I am here to tell you, that win brought great satisfaction to me and mine. ...

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"Snacks on Snacks": Bring on the Beef!!!

Once you get out of Chicago, it seems the entire state of Illinois "goes casserole crazy". It's casseroles, casseroles and more casseroles... with maybe an occasional pie. It is their way of...

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