Avocadoans are a cultured bunch. They appreciate indie films. They recommend obscure music. So it stands to reason that when they were presented with an array of baked goods – delicious cakes and pies from a wide variety of geographical … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: The Grand Finale!
It’s time to pick. Which pie do you come running for? Which pie can stand against the juggernaut that is cake? Which pie will be your champion? Both Pecan and Cherry have taken their final bows, so now it’s down … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Pie Final
This is it. This is the choice. Which cake stands above all others? Which cake will fight as champion against the marauding pie contingent? Which cake will take home the crown? I can tell you which cakes it won’t be. … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Cake Final
While people felt very comfortable with their choices in the Cake Final Eight, we had some angst over the pies. Which Thanksgiving treat would triumph? Which citrus pie had what it takes to emerge as champion? The hard choices were … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Pie Final Four
People love stories about close calls: An underdog that scraps its way into a narrow victory. A hero that almost doesn’t make it, but finds a reserve of courage and resolve that ends up winning the day. Yeah, that didn’t … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Cake Final Four
The dust has settled, and more pies got tossed than during a Three Stooges marathon. Let us bid adieu to the pastries that didn’t make the cut. Shoo-Fly got shooed, and Chess got checkmated. Sweet Potato suffered a bitter loss, … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Pie Edible Eight
The initial Cake battle had some blowouts, some close calls, and some dark horse victories (some votes did come in after voting was officially closed, and were not counted). Hopefully, your favorites won, but if not, it’s time to pour … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Cake Edible Eight
Even as the cakes went through their opening gauntlet, the people cried out: “Whither the pie bracket?” Wait no longer. As with the cakes, the list has been studied by a band of food obsessives, and some of the competitors … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Pie Sweet Sixteen
Back in 2010, the website Jezebel ran a Cake Vs. Pie tournament that took the internet by storm. Given how fast food tastes and trends shift, though, we should declare term limits on the winner and readdress which baked good … Continue reading Cake Vs. Pie Tournament: Cake Sweet Sixteen
There are suspicious people about, with violence on their minds. Two weeks later, those same people are shining with pure innocence, simply trying to root out the schemers in their midst. Yes, it’s the game of trickery, deception, and confusion. … Continue reading The Werewolf Den, Part 2
The torrential rainstorm had passed. The air was still and quiet. Darkness descended upon the house, and the guests scattered to various rooms of the mansion, terrified that a murderer would pop out of some hidden panel in the wall. … Continue reading Werewolf 50: Clue, Day Six – All Right, Whodunnit?
Wracked with guilt over his part in killing the innocent maid, Reverend Green soundlessly stole to the Trophy Room to be alone and to make amends. “Dear Lord, please forgive me all my transgressions,” he intoned, as the faces of … Continue reading Werewolf 50: Clue, Day Five – You All Seem to be Very Anxious About Something