Tag Archives: Cooking

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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What’s for lunch?

Usually after we get done with breakfast and clean up it is not too long before I hear, “What’s for lunch?” My daughter Amy said she wanted to make rice for lunch.  I asked here how she was going to … Continue reading

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Cooking breakfast with what I got on hand!

It is a cold winter weekend here in Missouri. I woke up this morning to 4 degrees F and did not want to get out of bed because it was so nice and warm. I thought while everyone else was … Continue reading

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Fajitas at home

My wife and I love fajitas!  Our favorite restaurant in Joplin to get them is Festival Mexican Restaurant at the corner of 7th and Duquesne. We decided to make fajitas at home.  So let’s go! We purchased this fajita mix … Continue reading

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What’s cooking?

  I have been busy busy busy. Are you trying to feed your family on a limited budget?  Join the crowd.   I  finished working on my new cookbook that addresses cooking during rough times.   Keep your eyes out … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Vacation 2013

As of Monday 8-12-13, I am officially on vacation.  I have not had a two week vacation since 1987 when I worked at a bank, and they required you to be out of the bank for two weeks. Pastor Daniel … Continue reading

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Pie crust recipe and tips

Rarely do I meet anyone who still makes homemade pie crust.  It really is easy and it is so much better than those premade crusts. 1 1/4 cup flour 1 T sugar 1/2 t salt 3 T Crisco cut in pieces and chilled 4 T … Continue reading

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Today at 12 Baskets Cafe

I am the Director of Operations at Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Mo.  We are a Resource Center created from the May 22, 2011 F5 Tornado.  We are still serving our community and it has been busy. One aspect … Continue reading

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Jalepeno Poppers

First clean and rinse your Jalepeno and lay on paper towel to dry. Next cut the stem end off and remove the ribs and seeds.  Be careful they can burn your hands. I like to experiement and so I tried … Continue reading

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