Category Archives: Cooking Tips

COOKING CLASS WITH CHEF LOWELL

Pantry Basics “Cooking During Hard Times” This is the name of my new cooking class and soon to be available cookbook.  In May 2011, Joplin, Mo experienced a F-5 tornado.  At that time I was unemployed and wondering what God … Continue reading

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Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie

This is a easy and simple recipe for a Double Crusted Pot Pie.   Thank you to Sally’s Baking Addiction for the recipe. Here is her recipe Her recipe is for a 9 inch pie plate, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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BACON! How to prepare

After years of making bacon at home, I then found the best way to make it when I open a restaurant.  BAKE IT! This is so easy and so much better than pan frying. First step: Line a baking sheet … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

Oh my, Laura has been busy in the kitchen. This time of year she looks for a good deal on berries, and she found one. She got busy making homemade Strawberry Jam, one of my very favorites. Of course my … Continue reading

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French Silk Pie

I made pie this morning, and it was so good and easy, so let’s make a pie. First, we need to make a homemade pie crust. 1 1/4 cup flour 4 Tablespoons butter (ice-cold) 4 Tablespoons Crisco (ice-cold) 1 t salt 4-6 … Continue reading

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Today’s menu

As I mentioned in my post from this morning, I want to share some of the items I have been eating. 7:30 am Breakfast was a chocolate smoothie.  Bet you never had one like this. 5 oz spinach 2 cups … Continue reading

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Salad dinner

Looking for a light meal? How about a salad bar, at home. Lets start with the good stuff! We use a combination of lettuce and spinach.  The more green leafy stuff the better. PROTEIN We had turkey or ham chunks … Continue reading

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