Author Archives: Nathan

Pennant Ale

Pennant Ale

  Every once in a while Katryn will set me free and let me nerd out.  Recently, I got it into my head that I wanted to make a series of beer labels for our home brew called ‘Pennant Ale’.  My idea was to use the most intimidating warriors from the past which had penants,Continue Reading

Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville, VA

Over the weekend Katryn and I made the trek to Charlottsville, VA for a friend’s wedding.  Since the only thing more plentiful in Charlottsville than college kids are wineries and breweries we knew that we had to take advantage.  We only had a short span of one afternoon to get around so we settled onContinue Reading

Beer Float

Beer Float

Yesterday, here in Washington, DC the temperature on the heat index reached around 110 degrees.  The plants on our balcony look like they have given up on life and we are starting to see mirages of ice cold beer and ice cream out of the windows. Beer and ice cream you say…  how about aContinue Reading

Bloomin’ Onion

Bloomin’ Onion

After our Italian and Mexican cooking binge over the last few weeks we decided to take our taste buds on a journey ‘down under’ for a change.  I’ve been wanting to try to make a homemade ‘Bloomin’ Onion’ from Outback Steakhouse for a while and this was the week that Katryn gave in to myContinue Reading

Fajita Fail

Fajita Fail

I know that Katryn usually writes our postings but this time I wanted to tell the tale of our latest cooking adventure myself.  Last Saturday while preparing for Easter and making our cheesecake and deviled eggs, we thought that we would take advantage of the nice weather and do some grilling as well. Nothing saysContinue Reading