Category Archives: Recipes

Kel’s Puff Pastry Reuben Roll

Got leftover corned beef from St. Patrick’s Day? Here’s a fun twist on the traditional Reuben sandwich, where rye bread is replaced with puff pastry and, instead being grilled, it is baked in the oven. I make my own Thousand … Continue reading

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Kel’s Easy Cheesy Cheddar-Garlic Drop Biscuits

These cheddar-garlic drop biscuits are so easy to make – just a handful of ingredients, minimal prep time, about 10 minutes in the oven, and Viola! you have warm, delicious homemade biscuits that go great as a side to a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Manhattan Clam Chowder, Version One

  When most people think of clam chowder, the creamy and popular Boston clam chowder usually comes to mind and rightfully so, because it’s so darn good. But to lighten it up a bit, especially if you love anything tomato … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Avocado Toast

  I came up with this recipe for avocado toast when I was wanting a delicious and filling breakfast/brunch that was Weight Watchers® friendly (7 points!), and it has become one of my favorite go-to meals. While I love fresh … Continue reading

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Kel’s Chicken and Black Bean Empanadas and/or Puff Pastries – You Choose

  Puff pastry is my new best friend of late — I just love how it’s light, buttery, flaky and so, so tasty when making both sweet and savory dishes, from appetizers to entrees to desserts. The chicken and black … Continue reading

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Easy Ethiopian Chickpea Wat

  My meetup group, Raleigh Cooks, recently had a gathering featuring Ethiopian food. I was on a waiting list and got in to the event the day before, finding myself scrambling on what to make since most of the few … Continue reading

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Kel’s Amazing Apple and Cranberry Pies, Baked in Apples

Yaaaaay! Fall means apples and I’ve been craving apple pie, which I haven’t made in ages. I wanted to recreate my traditional recipe in order to cut calories and carbs but still taste great.  So I came up with these … Continue reading

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