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The cupboards and refrigerator w... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The cupboards and refrigerator were getting low and I didn’t have anything planned. I was just an inch away from throwing up my hands and taking the kids out to eat ( S ... Read on »
I was inspired to make these bis... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was inspired to make these biscuits by Buttermilk Biscuits with Goat Cheese and Chive from Simply Recipes. I didn’t have the ingredients on hand that the author did, ... 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 received my KoMo Fidibus 21 la... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I received my KoMo Fidibus 21 last Thursday. So far I am very happy with my new mill (see also my reasons for choosing this mill ). I’m also happy with the service I re ... Read on »
Cooking in a traditional manner ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cooking in a traditional manner requires a lot more planning and preparation than the average American cook is used to. My planning-ahead skills have never been very goo ... Read on »
A few weeks ago I tried making s... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few weeks ago I tried making some healthy chocolate chip cookies. I wasn’t very happy with the results and made another attempt on Sunday. These turned out quite well ... Read on »
Using my spiffy new Fidibus 21 g... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Using my spiffy new Fidibus 21 grain mill and my new tortilla baker (a Christmas gift), I made burritos. I would link to the tortilla baker, but Amazon doesn’t seem to ... Read on »
This recipe is adapted from The ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe is adapted from The Healing Cuisine of China. 2 egg whites 4 teaspoons of arrowroot powder 3 chicken breasts 1/2 cup of crispy walnuts seve ... Read on »
My family and I are currently on... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My family and I are currently on vacation in Vermont. For photos of the snow from the big storm, read Fun in Vermont on my other blog. Read on »
Start with part 1 . On Saturdays... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Start with part 1. On Saturdays, if I am in need of more meat stock to put in the freezer, I start cooking that in the morning. I cook that most of the day and then p ... Read on »
I recently started making my own... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I recently started making my own tomato sauce for spaghetti. I came across a terrific tomato sauce recipe from Harvest Eating (which, by the way, is a terrific site). ... Read on »
This recipe is based on a recipe... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe is based on a recipe from More Than Breakfasts by Sue Gregg. 1 1/3 cups soft white wheat freshly ground into flour (or 2 cups of whole wheat pastry flo ... Read on »
During my vacation in Vermont I ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking During my vacation in Vermont I had some time to read Real Food by Nina Planck. My preconceived concept of this book was that it was basically a rehash of informatio ... Read on »
This blog focuses on nourishing ... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This blog focuses on nourishing traditions. While Nourishing Traditions is a cookbook espousing traditional foods and methods of preparation, there exist nourishing trad ... Read on »
I had been using a $30 el’ cheap... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had been using a $30 el’ cheapo dehydrator for a while. The trays were all cracking and on top of that it had no temperature control so it was heating the food hotter ... Read on »
Well, this doesn’t have anything... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, this doesn’t have anything to do with cooking, but as part of an overall healthy lifestyle exercise is important, and thus appropriate for this blog. I recentl ... Read on »
I’m shopping for a new grain mil... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m shopping for a new grain mill. I discovered that there is a widening crack in my attachment for my Bosch Universal. The ebay ad said there was a crack, but I had ... Read on »
I recently bought 10lbs of posol... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I recently bought 10lbs of posole and was looking for something cool to make with it. I’ve already made blender corn bread with red posole, but I wanted to try a more t ... Read on »
Beef and Barley soup is a family... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Beef and Barley soup is a family favorite. Shari inherited this recipe from her mother. My mother-in-law couldn’t remember where she got it. I have made a few minor tw ... Read on »
I wanted to try making some cook... by Brian G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wanted to try making some cookies. My initial thought was to start with the Nestle Tollhouse recipe and tweak it with some minor substitutions. I ended up using the r ... Read on »