Category Archives: Pasta, Rice, etc.

Kel’s Yummy Yukon Gold Potatoes au Gratin

  Yukon gold potatoes — what’s not to love? Especially when they go on sale. I especially like to use them when making mashed potatoes, but decided on cheesy potatoes au gratin instead because I wanted to try my new … Continue reading

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Kel’s Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad with Lemon Aioli Dressing

Here’s a wonderful pasta salad, perfect as a side dish for summer gatherings or else as a meal on its own. The lemon aioli dressing is nice and refreshing and pairs perfectly with the smokiness of the salmon and mozzarella. … Continue reading

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Kel’s Fabulous Four Cheese and Veggie Lasagna Roll-ups

Craving some comfort food? Look no further — these cheese and veggie lasagna roll-ups with spicy marinara sauce are just the ticket. With summer almost upon us, this is a great way to use zucchini or squash, which will be … Continue reading

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Kel’s Heavenly Ham and Bowtie Pasta With Creamy Garlic Cheese Sauce

More than likely, if you bake a ham for Easter, you will have leftovers. Here is a delicious and easy recipe to use up some of that ham in a most comforting way. Better yet, it is based on a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Roasted Red Potatoes with a Kick

  I have been making these potatoes for decades because they are so easy and so delicious. You only need a few ingredients — red potatoes, butter, extra virgin olive oil, garlic salt, cayenne pepper and Parmesan cheese. That’s it. … Continue reading

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Gina Homolka’s Thai-Inspired Shrimp

If you haven’t visited Skinnytaste.com, you should. It’s a great website that features delicious, low-fat recipes from blogger Gina Homolka. While I have not met Gina in person, I follow her blog because she has a ton of healthy recipes … Continue reading

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Kel’s Café Buffalo Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

  It’s been a while since I made lasagna with chicken instead of ground beef, and when I was searching online for a recipe, I ran across several for buffalo chicken lasagna and knew I would have to give it a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Shells, Stuffed With Spinach and Cheese

It’s been entirely too long since I’ve made stuffed shells. They are a bit labor-intensive, especially if you make your own marinara or Bolognese sauce, but I knew that Lexi would help stuff them with me. It was the first … Continue reading

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Kel’s Lemony-Garlic Angel Hair Pasta with Bacon, Butter and Olives

Here’s a refreshing pasta dish that I have been making for years. It stars fresh angel hair, lemon and garlic, and is quick and simple to make. The addition of bacon, black and Spanish olives, butter and Parmesan/Reggiano cheese makes … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tasty Turkey Meatballs for Pasta, Pizza and Pitas

I normally buy ground turkey breast that is at least 99% fat free, but the other day Harris Teeter had 93% lean ground turkey on sale for $3.98 per pound, which was a great deal and saved me a little … Continue reading

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