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Self Education by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In thinking about giving our kids a classical education I realized that by doing so we will also be educating ourselves. My son Micah is due to begin learning Latin i ... Read on »
Traditional Education by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was both surprised and delighted recently when Shari told me that she would like to start giving the kids a classical education next year. Shari has a master’s degree ... Read on »
Status by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It has been many moons since I last posted. It will probably be a few more before I get back to serious posting on this blog. I took a job in Denver, CO at the Rocky ... Read on »
Well, as you may have noticed, I... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, as you may have noticed, I took a bit of a break from blogging over the Christmas holiday. I’m back. Christmas is a time when I cheat a fair amount. Yes, I stil ... Read on »
I typically spend an average of ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I typically spend an average of $180/wk on groceries. That’s a lot for an average American family. While quality food simply costs more, I think I can make some improvem ... Read on »
Every so often I get an email as... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every so often I get an email asking me where and in what quantities I buy my grain. I buy 50lb bags of both soft white wheat and hard white or red wheat. In general ... Read on »
I love the candied pecans and al... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love the candied pecans and almonds you get in the malls around Christmas time. This year I decided I needed to try making my own. This is what I came up with. 1 ... Read on »
This is a quick and easy thing t... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is a quick and easy thing to do with leftover chicken or turkey. 1 cup brown rice (I use short grain brown) 2 cups chicken stock 1 tsp salt In a co ... Read on »
Sometimes people ask me what ben... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes people ask me what benefits I get from my “extreme” lifestyle. Here is some evidence that this lifestyle really works. All my life I have been very suscepti ... Read on »
Some people tell me I’m too extr... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Some people tell me I’m too extreme and should use moderation. Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife fr ... Read on »
The Thanksgiving leftovers were ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Thanksgiving leftovers were devoured by my visiting family. I had not planned meals for most of this week depending on the fact that we generally have enough leftov ... Read on »
These make a great Saturday morn... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking These make a great Saturday morning breakfast. It has taken me about 5-6 tries to get all the kinks ironed out of these, but I’m pretty happy with this recipe now. ... Read on »
Most people I know decide what f... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Most people I know decide what food to buy by comparing prices. If you have two chickens of equal weight and one costs $1 more than the other, the cheapest one is by and ... Read on »
Now I’ve done it. I have payed t... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Now I’ve done it. I have payed the big bucks to run in the Chicago Marathon. That pretty much means I’m committed. I’ll be working on a way to continue my weight lift ... Read on »
My family’s favorite dried food ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My family’s favorite dried food is pineapple (next to sprouted wheat cookies of course). They’re like eating candy. I can fit about 2 pineapples in my dehydrator. I jus ... Read on »
Just so you don’t think I’ve fal... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just so you don’t think I’ve fallen off the face of the earth, I just got over the flu (or something similar). Here’s the little nugget of wisdom I picked up during t ... Read on »
I’ve been refining this bread re... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve been refining this bread recipe. The beauty of this recipe is that it is so easy and doesn’t take much time. It seems to stay fresh longer than some of my previous ... Read on »
Here’s a great idea for breakfas... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s a great idea for breakfasts. This morning we had breakfast burritos. I used my homemade tortillas, scrambled eggs (with a little milk and gruyere), some leftover ... Read on »
Shari picked up the original at ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Shari picked up the original at a local Weight Watcher’s meeting. I changed it a little bit. It’s a quick and delicious summer-time dish. 1½ cups brown rice penne p ... Read on »