Category Archives: Pampered Chef tools

Kel’s Classic Chana Masala, or Chickpeas With a Kick

Chana = chickpeas. Masala = a blend of ground spices used extensively in Indian cuisine. Mix them together with a few other ingredients for a heavenly vegetarian/vegan side or main dish. So here’s a tip. When you purchase the spices … 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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Hot Diggity Dog! Kel’s Homemade Chili for Franks, Burgers and More

  Summer cookouts are on the near horizon, and oftentimes I like to keep it simple by just grilling hotdogs and burgers, and then adding one homemade touch to elevate those meats to a higher level. I’m talking homemade chili, of course. Honestly, I’m not a … Continue reading

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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 Bacon and Bleu Cheese Cabbage Steaks, as a Side and a Meal

Cabbage lovers, rejoice! You will love, love, love this delicious recipe and it will yield two meals with some simple planning. Cabbage haters, rejoice! With the addition of cheese and bacon, here’s a dish that just may turn your hate … Continue reading

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Kel’s Rich and Creamy Braised Beef Stroganoff

As I child, I always loved having dinner at my grandparents’ home, especially when they made beef stroganoff. The creamy sauce and tender beef that topped the egg noodles was so yummy and I especially loved the hint of sherry … Continue reading

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Kel’s Savory Sausage, Apple and Sage Stuffing

Here’s a great stuffing recipe, just in time for the holidays. I love the how the hot sausage and crisp, tart apples complement each other. The fresh sage adds a savory, slightly peppery flavor to the stuffing. If you can’t find fresh, … Continue reading

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