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Recipe Tryout: Spinach Rice

“So… what should we make for dinner tonight?” I asked.

“What have we got in our fridge?” my husband answered.

I thought about it. A range of staples that included all the basics (pasta, rice, quinoa, mashed potato mix and co). 528 more words


Recipe tryout #4: Bulgur & Veggies

Before I say anything else: the recipe was based on this one here; however, once I actually read how much of each vegetable was supposed to go into the recipe, I decided to change the proportions a bit; for my husband and daughter to dig in, the recipe needed to be… 375 more words


Recipe Tryout #2: Spring Tacos

I’ll start this off by saying that the term “Spring”, is meant to suggest that the recipe is full of healthy stuff, rather than the massive amounts of oil/butter commonly recommended by most taco mix spices. 327 more words


Recipe tryout #1: Crispy Turnip Fries

The Recipe: Crispy Turnip Fries

Before: Turnips. They sound like a bit of a joke to me, honestly. When I say “turnips”, the image that comes into my mind is that of Super Mario pulling vegetables out of the ground to feed them to Yoshi. 416 more words


Gearing up for the Motor City

As the end of March approaches, and Spring creeps up on us, I am preparing harder and smarter than ever for what is to come. I have been Invited to Detroit in April, where I will be able to perform in front of scouts from the entire league at the NFL Super Regional Combine. 501 more words

My Synchronized Skating Chronicles, Part 1: tryouts and my inane, yet rare, social awkwardness

I just recently got back from competing at the 2014 US Synchronized Skating Championships (Masters Division) and felt the need to recount my past season in agonizing detail.  1,430 more words

Random Ramblings

Hardwood Odyssey

This article ran in the December 2009 issue of the Garfield Messenger (Garfield HS, Seattle). Tony now plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Sometime in October, my esteemed editor Larson Gunnarsson approached me with a proposition: I was to try out for the basketball team and give an account of the adventure. 1,477 more words

Daniel Schwartz