Category Archives: Meat and Poultry

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 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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Kel’s Café Chicken Cacciatore

    When I ran across chicken thighs on sale the other day,  I bought a big pack, knowing I could freeze what I didn’t use for my delicious chicken cacciatore. You can make this with a variety of chicken pieces, … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tasty Turkey Taco Lettuce Boats

Since Brad loves Mexican food but is avoiding red meat and all things bread (anything carb-laden, really), I created these wonderful ground-turkey-filled-lettuce boats, and used traditional taco seasonings such as cumin, chili powder and paprika to help spice up the … Continue reading

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Kel’s Simple and Seriously Satisfying Sausage Gravy

My dear friend Martha has a friend who makes his own country sausage that is out of this world. She lets some of us know when she’s ready to place an order so we can add to it. This sausage … Continue reading

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Kel’s Quick and Easy Chicken Fried Rice

This chicken fried rice is so easy to make, with incredibly tasty, go-back-for-seconds results. There is a bit of prep work involved the day before you make this, which basically involves cooking the rice according to package instructions (leaving out … Continue reading

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Kel’s Perfect Pork Enchiladas with Tangy Tomatillo Sauce

I’ve been making these pork enchiladas for years, tweaking the recipe along the way until coming up what I think is one of my favorite comfort foods ever. My original inspiration was to make a great tomatillo sauce as a … Continue reading

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