Tag Archives: seasoning

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 […]

Simple Vegetarian Chili

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 […]

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 […]

Chicken Tenders

While working on the ultimate fried chicken recipe, we received a generous donation of 30 pounds of chicken breasts for our Tuesday night Party for the Hungry in Stroudsburg.  Isn’t God good?  This gave me the amazing opportunity to tweak the recipe.  While this is a chicken tender recipe, it may actually work well for […]

AT LONG LAST — LENTIL SOUP!!!!

FINALLY!!!  IT’S HERE!!! I know I promised this recipe back at the end of February, but honestly, after completing the Daniel Fast, I really wasn’t interested in any meals that did not include meat.  Now that I am past that, and the fact that my wife keeps returning to the Daniel Fast as her fast […]

Lentil Soup Recipe coming

About a week ago, I posted on my Facebook page that I would have my lentil soup recipe posted shortly.  I apologize for the delay.  I went to make it and realized too late that I had half the lentils I would normally use, so I had to make modifications that worked, but was not the actual […]

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!