Category Archives: Appetizers

Kel’s Awesome Olive Salad for Muffulettas and More

Central Grocery, New Orleans, home of the original muffuletta. A must stop on any visit to this fun and lively Southern city. Yes, you will have to stand in line, which often snakes out the door and past several other stores, to … Continue reading

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Kel’s Easy Pork Potstickers

I love potstickers – they are one of my favorite Chinese appetizers. When I came across this recipe for Fast Pot-Stickers on the New York Times Cooking website, I decided to give it a try. I’m not sure if “Fast” … Continue reading

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My Fat Dad’s Cheese Fondue, Book Blog Tour, and Giveaway!

When asked to participate in the My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes blog tour, I jumped at the chance. This book received fantastic reviews, and it also gave me the chance to recreate one of its … Continue reading

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Kel’s Chorizo, Corn and Cheese Filling for Stuffed Peppers or Nachos

Chorizo chicken sausage was recently on sale, so I decided to make a filling with it that included corn, cheese, black beans and other goodies to stuff some bell peppers, which were also on sale. I’ve been experimenting to get … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Crack – Oh, I Mean Dip

Buffalo chicken dip absolutely is my favorite hot dip right now and it is truly addictive, trust me. My sweet and beautiful niece, Ashleigh, brought some to a potluck family dinner last year and she gave credit to her Mom … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tart and Tasty Raspberry Lemonade Gelatin Shots

When my sweet niece Mercedes posted a You Tube video of these gelatin shots to my FB page, I knew I had to try them – they were so cute and looked perfect for summer. I mean really, how Martha-Stewart … Continue reading

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Chef Cherisse’s Sumptuous Shrimp Ceviche

Those of you who follow my blog know that occasionally I am a cooking assistant at Whisk in Cary, one of my favorite stores ever! I always love working with Chef Cherisse Byers, and the last time I assisted, she made one … Continue reading

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