Archive for October, 2011

Let’s be serious. I cannot be expected to take a million pictures while I am busy tailgating, jumping up and down, screaming, and stuffing my face with turkey legs. But this is what I did manage to capture on my iPhone last weekend in Virginia Tech’s epic win over Miami.




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This weekend was full of food, football, and lots and lots of German beer. My two roommates and I decided that instead of a Thanksgiving get-together that we put on last year, we would host an “Oktoberfeast” football watching party.

On the menu: homemade pretzels with multiple dips and mustards. They were so delicious. Devin was in charge of those, so I’ll have to get the recipe from her at some point.

We also had a ton of beer bratwurst, pumpkin whoopie pies, cheeses, and massive amounts of German and Oktoberfest beers that we asked people to contribute. We will feed you, you bring beer to drink.

The Hokies were playing a home game against Clemson, and to those that follow college football, the outcome was not in our favor. Oh well, it was still fun having so many people over at our house for a final hurrah. We move out at the end of this month.

The Hokies that were over before kickoff took our ceremonious communion shot of wild turkey, which I so graciously learned years ago from the Clubhouse Tailgate.

On call for this week:

  • Some sort of kale soup; I have a TON from the wahoo boyfriend’s family farm.
  • Tuna pasta salad; I have a ton of tuna that I feel like using. It’s either that or tuna noodle casserole.
  • Butternut squash soup; I’ve got one left from the three I got from the boy. It will be spicy and delicious.

To be made into something delicious:

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