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Basic Rice Pilaf

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 […]

Daniel Fast Vegetable Broth

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 […]

Wontons

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 […]

Weight-loss

I can’t believe that I am under 250 lbs.  As a fat kid who grew into a fatter man,  I am ecstatic!  I can’t even remember when I was this weight before, especially when you consider that I was close to 400 lbs just two years ago!

Happiness Is Coconut Shrimp

My family joined with our church in a three week Daniel Fast this past January, and I am grateful for the mighty move of God that took place during the fast.  Most of us experienced major breakthroughs as a result of consecrating that time in prayer and Bible study, while bringing our flesh into subjection […]

Healthy Alternative to Potato Chips

Yearning for a healthy snack? Try roasted potatoes! Preheat oven to 400 degrees Potatoes diced into cubes Olive oil My all-purpose meat seasoning (link below) Salt and pepper Place the potatoes in a mixing bowl and pour just enough olive oil to coat them. Sprinkle in the remaining ingredients to taste. Spread everything onto a […]

Change of Address

This is to alert all my followers to the new address for “The World According to GAR.”  It is now garethspeaks.com. Tune in to see what Gareth speaks about next.  I don’t even know…

Lasagna Part 2: The Sauce

In the midst of all the holiday preparations, I forgot to continue the lasagna saga. So much to do, so much to do! Please bear with me as you follow along. The ingredient picture is not complete as I tend to remember ingredients as I go along. The necessary items for my sauce are: 2 […]