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Last Night I Had an Idea…

Can I develop and pitch a reality tv show? I guess we’re going to find out….
Stay tuned. 

Beef & Parsnip Stew with Popovers

I picked up these awesome looking Parsnips from Washington’s Green Grocer and needed to find a recipe for something good.

I stumbled across this recipe for Beef & Parsnip stew from Gutsy By Nature.


1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons coconut oil  (I used olive oil).
1 medium carrot, [...]

Why I Won't Be a #Nats Plus Member

Empty Seats Behind Home Plate — GAME 2 NLDS

The Nats want to up their STH Sales.  I don’t blame them.  But the way they are going about it is to  strong arm partial season plan holders into a half season plan.


Here is my response to the ticket rep trying one last time to get me [...]

Recipe - Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta Soup

This is a quick and easy way to make tomato soup, from scratch, for one.

I adapted this bruschetta recipe and this soup recipe for a single serving.

Ingredients for One:

1 tomato – core removed and diced

1/3 Tblsp Shallot Chopped (I couldn’t find any, so used I used red onion

1 clove of garlic Chopped

1 Tblsp Fresh Basil  [...]

Recipe - Peach Ice Cream

A few months ago I bought an Ice Cream Maker.  Then in an effort to start eating better and having more produce in the house I signed up for a weekly box from Washington’s Green Grocer.

So last week’s box had an abundance of donut peaches.

I knew I had a recipe for Peach Ice Cream…. so [...]

Recipe: Greek Tortellini Salad

Needed a side dish for a tailgate party this weekend.  And came across this.  It was a hit.  Easy to make and transport.


1 20 oz pkg refrigerated cheese tortellini

1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half.  (I used this method, super easy)

1 large cucumber, chopped

1 cup kalamata olives, pit removed and chopped

1/2 red onion, chopped

3/4 [...]