The first thing on the Portland Timbers Roundup agenda is to remind you about the annual holiday sale at PGE Park this Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Up to 75% off Timbers and Beavers stuff, coffee and hot cocoa for sale, and Timber Joey will be there signing autographs for the kiddies.
Now to the roundup:
The Cold Hasn’t Stopped The Timbers News! By Kip Kesgard at Oregonlive.com
Even though the weather outside is extremely frightful, there’s plenty of Timbers and USL news to read about in front of a warm, toasty computer. I have to say that this has been one of the more active offseasons I have seen in quite a long time, but under the circumstances with all the situations going on, it’s expected. [More]
Timbers sign defender Quavas Kirk for 2010 At PortlandTimbers.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers have signed defender Quavas Kirk for the 2010 season, it was announced today pending league and USSF approval. A five-year veteran, Kirk marks the Timbers’ first free-agent signing for the upcoming campaign. [More]
Scouting trip takes Wilkinson to Costa Rica At PortlandTimbers.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Timbers general manager and head coach Gavin Wilkinson recently returned from a three-day trip to Costa Rica, where he spent time visiting with some of the country’s premier clubs, observing talent and meeting with the country’s soccer federation. [More]
And now, without further adieu, a couple recipes from Timber Jim (from the Favorite Recipe thread on the Soccer City USA Message Board).
Timber Jim’s BBQ Turkey*
1 large Turkey
1 bag of Morton’s Sugar Cure
1 BBQ capable of containing Turkey and supplying indirect heat
1 Roasting pan
1 Roasting rack
1 accurate meat thermometer
Make sure Turkey is completely thawed
Remove neck bone and giblets
Rub down bird with sugar cure liberally (inside and out)
Place thermometer into breast
Cover Mr Turkey with foil
Place on rack inside roasting pan
Pull foil off for last hour of cooking time to brown and insure correct temp.
The drippings are to salty to use for gravy
Timber Jim’s Strange Breakfast Sandwich*
1 Australian Toaster Biscuit
1 Large Fresh Egg
1 1/4″ slice of favorite ham
1 slice of favorite cheese
1 slice of pineapple
Pop split toaster biscuit into toaster
Microwave scrambled egg for 1 minute
Light application of mayo to bread
Place egg, then cheese, then ham and top with pineapple
Place bread on top and re-nuke for 20 seconds to melt cheese
Portable and tasty.
*These recipe titles are my inventions – in the posts Timber Jim did not supply names for the recipes
Love the TJ recipes!