Baptists nationwide offer their favorite recipes to this unique cookbook compiled by the students, faculty, and alumni of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The collective contributions have created a guide that provides the reader with culinary solutions for nearly any type of event. Anticipating readers’ questions, Jo Ann Leavell includes the special sections How to Plan a Party, Special Touches, Helpful Hints, and Metric Equivalents. She also offers an invaluable section on preparing food for large groups and sample menus for special occasions such as bridal teas, church meetings, and Sunday brunches. Each topic supplies the necessary information for hosts hoping to hold a memorable gathering.
About the Editor
Jo Ann Leavell is an active member of her congregation and community. During her marriage to Dr. Landrum P. Leavell II, president emeritus of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, she taught classes for ministers’ wives and conducted family life conferences with her husband. Leavell served as president of the Ministers’ Wives of the Southern Baptist Convention, developed a training program for ministry wives at the Seminary, and received the Mrs. J. M. Dawson Award for distinguished ministers’ wives. Leavell also authored Pelican’s Joy in the Journey and Don’t Miss the Blessing. She resides in Wichita Falls, Texas.
About the Foreword Writer
As a seminary professor and an accomplished writer, Rhonda Harrington Kelley has authored inspirational books that appeal to a Christian audience. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Baylor University, she completed her doctorate at the University of New Orleans. She hosted “A Word for Women” on WBSN radio, where she interviewed leading Christian personalities. She travels and speaks to groups, discussing topics such as spiritual discipline and biblical womanhood. She is also the author of Pelican’s Divine Discipline: How to Develop and Maintain Self-Control and Don’t Miss the Blessing Study Guide. She resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.
About the Illustrator
Joy Rust graduated from the John McCrady Art School. A former member of the New Orleans Art Association, Rust is the author and illustrator of Pelican’s Old Homes of South Carolina.
BAPTIST DISHES WORTH BLESSING
Edited by Jo Ann Paris Leavell
Illustrated by Joy Rust
Foreword by Rhonda Harrington Kelley
COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Southern States
194 pp. 6 x 9
20 illus. Appendixes Index
ISBN: 9781589807051 comb