2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
12 fresh Italian sausages, hot or sweet (about 1- 3/4 to 2 pounds)
1 large Spanish onion, cut in halved, and cut into 1/4 inch slices
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 large red peppers, trimmed, seeded, ribs removed, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
2 large yellow peppers, trimmed, seeded, ribs removed, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
2 poblano peppers, trimmed, seeded, ribs removed, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
4 large cloves garlic, minced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
6 crusty sandwich rolls, toasted ... Read More
WOW is taking over RVA!!!
On Monday, August 1, the Women of Washington will host a WOW VIP Day at Washington Redskins Training Camp 2016. Through a lottery system, 150 members who registered will be randomly selected to attend camp with a VIP pass which grants them access to the VIP area, a complimentary lunch in our exclusive tent, giveaways, and raffles. To register for your chance to win, click here.
We encourage all members who are not selected to still attend camp on that day as there will be plenty to do outside of the VIP tent including new ... Read More
07.18.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner
Wouldn’t it be fun to be an eccentric billionaire?
Riding your unicorn, the wind in your yacht, giving away tons of money for the powers of good (and maybe spending some of it on yourself?).
It could also be fun to be so successful that you have no major money or house worries, and every day you wake up to a job you love.
Either way, success smells good, doesn’t it? But how do you get there?
You can read the interwebs and find all sorts of interesting information on what successful people do in ... Read More
07.13.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Banana bread is irresistible and easy to make in just a few simple steps. Consider making a few extra loaves, wrapping them in plastic, and freezing. Then, just thaw at room temperature for an hour before serving. Enjoy!
1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for preparing the pan
1 cup sugar
3 very ripe bananas
1/2 cup toasted walnut pieces
Preheat the oven ... Read More
07.07.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2cup unsalted butter
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1⁄2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
Butter or cooking spray
1tablespoon cocoa powder
*Preheat oven to 375F.
Mel unsalted butter and chocolate together in a small metal bowl over saucepan of simmering water. Once melted, stir in vanilla. Combine sugar, flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add sugar mixture into chocolate mixture and stir well with electric hand mixer. Add eggs to chocolate mixture (be sure to add one at a time, fully incorporating ... Read More
07.06.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
We all know the best kind of exercise is the kind that is so fun you don’t even realize you’re doing it! Summer in the DMV area provides countless opportunities to get outside, get moving, and get some vitamin D. Check out these great outdoor activities!
D.C. is home to some of the most scenic lakes and harbors on the east coast and while paddleboard and kayak rentals do generally cost money, it is a relatively cheap way to get active get some sun and have some fun.
If you prefer to keep your ... Read More
07.02.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes
Sweeten up your July 4th cookout with these tasty, patriotic desert and drink ideas!
Red, White and Blue Cake Roll
Ingredients for the cake:
1/2 cup vegetable oil, plus more for the pan
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for the pan
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon red gel food coloring
1 teaspoon blue gel food coloring
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
Ingredients for the frosting:
3 sticks unsalted ... Read More
06.29.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Drinking water is the most obvious and important way to stay hydrated, but many of the foods you may (or may not) eat can help you stay hydrated too! Add or increase foods with high water content to your diet. For example:
- Skim Milk
- Green Cabbage
- Bell Peppers
It is also crucial to avoid foods that will dehydrate you. Especially in situation where you know you may be in heat or without water for an extended amount of time. Here are dehydrating foods and drinks to avoid in that scenario: Read More
- Soda (especially diet ...
The Science Behind Why You're Always Busy, Yet Never Getting Anything Done (and How to Work Around It)
06.26.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner
I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays out a mountain of work in front of you. Now imagine crossing something off of that to-do list. How does that make you feel?
Pretty fantastic, huh!
A new study is studying just that.
Business school professors Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats are currently researching how people juggle tasks at work. “Our ongoing research (not yet published) has found that checking off items is psychologically rewarding,” they write. “After you complete a task, being able to ... Read More
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