I made this today, experimenting, and it came out awesome, so I thought I’d post it.  Is it hot chocolate or cocoa?  All I know is that it’s good.  Sorry, no pictures yet, I just wanted to get it down.  I will update the post with pictures the next time I make it.  I’m sure […]

RICE PILAF One of the first “gourmet” dishes I  learned to make was rice pilaf.  I borrowed a cookbook from one of my aunts, shortly after high school, because I wanted to learn how to cook for myself.  I used it over the years, eventually tweaking it to use organic ingredients.  It is one of […]

As some of you are aware, I am pursuing my second graduate degree, this one in the education of adolescent literacy.  I am nearing the end and am in final research phase.  As such, I am running ragged, pulling hairs, rocking in corners, etc., in my “free” time, and while researching.   I promise I […]

My wife and I are entering our third week of our Daniel fast, which began on August 4th, and it has been a rough ride.  I admit that I went off the fast one day, using the excuse that my nephew was over helping me out, to cover for my taking him to breakfast for […]

Okay, yesterday, we roasted vegetables and made an awesome veggie broth from those vegetables.  (As Anne Burrel says, “Brown food tastes good!”)  I promised you that I would post a vegetarian chili recipe to give those vegetables one more life, and here I am to deliver on that promise! So, at this point, you should […]

The first chapter of the book of Daniel tells the tale of Daniel and his three friends, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, along with many young men of noble birth from the sons of Israel and Babylon, selected to serve before Babylonian king, Nebuchannezar.  The young men, selected for their looks and wisdom, were to be […]

The key to Asian cooking is to have all your vegetables prepped .  This is the key to making everything quick, in most cases.  This is not one of those times, as you have to wrap the wontons.  This is good for soup, which will follow in a week, or fried. My recipe is for […]