Big Ken and Colleen

Kurt’s Blog: Judging Chili & Best Halloween Songs
Kurt’s Blog: Judging Chili & Best Halloween Songs

Judging a Chili Cook-Off

So, yesterday, I had the honor of being a celebrity judge for the Annual MidAmerican Energy Chili Cook-Off.

It was a great time…and I think I found my second calling…cook-off judge. So much good chili…much props to Team Khaki…and congrats to Wayne and his Garbanzo Bean dish that ended up being our overall winner.
2013-10-30_11-11-14_549-1

(this is Wayne with esteemed judges…Skip’s Chef Dusty, KCCI’s Scott Reister, and myself)

This is what the table looks like after a chili cook-off.

2013-10-30_11-10-16_474

Thanks to MidAmerican Energy for a great time…and I’m now a fan of having 10+ different chilis before 10:30 in the morning! Thank you to Chad & Darla!

Top 10 “Halloween” Themed Songs

This list is a bit scattered…some of spooky songs…some just have spooky titles….and some are really only very loosely connected to Halloween.

10. Dead Man’s Party – Oingo Boingo

9. Raining Blood – Slayer

8. Dragula – Rob Zombie

7. Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell

6. On Our Own – Bobby Brown (it was the Ghostbusters II Theme…close enough)

5. Thriller – Michael Jackson

4. Ghostbusters Theme – Roy Parker Jr.

3. Highway to Hell – AC/DC

2. Nightmare on My Street – DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince

1. Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon

AWESOME is as AWESOME does!

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Filmmakers bet on ‘Monopoly’ movie

Fresh
monopoly

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Monopoly” is going Hollywood. Lionsgate says it will turn the classic board game into a…

in Music

‘The Boss’ joins a Beach Boy onstage

14-overlay2

East met West as the Jersey Shore musician jammed with California legend Brian Wilson.

in Entertainment

18 All-American movies for Independence Day

top-gun-1986

Enjoy the holiday weekend with some classic American cinema.

in Entertainment

‘Fatal Attraction’ coming to the small screen

11-overlay1

The 1987 thriller starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is set to be adapted for the small screen.

in Entertainment

7 songs for your 4th of July playlist

Patriotic Music

Celebrate the 4th of July the way our founding fathers intended: with an epic playlist.