Category Archives: Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan

Kel’s Omelet Casserole is Eggscellent!

Gabe and Lexi, now 15 years old, will be here in a few weeks and we are so excited! Since I’ll be at work most mornings, I’m trying to have some breakfast options for them to enjoy until I get … Continue reading

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Joan J’s Fabulous Five Bean and Penne Pasta Salad, Fit for a Crowd

  My girlfriend (and awesome cook) Ronda has brought her mother-in-law’s (Joan J) colorful and fabulous bean salad to several potluck gatherings throughout the years. Each time she does, I always go back at least for seconds, if not thirds or … 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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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Spiced Pecan Green Beans. You’re Welcome.

Growing up, Mom often bought fresh green beans instead of the canned variety. She’d have one of us kids break off the ends and snap them in half as needed, which was a chore I never, ever minded. To this day, … Continue reading

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Ronda’s Twice-Baked Stuffed Potatoes:  Some For Now, Some For Later

  The first time I had these heavenly potatoes was at my dear friend (and excellent cook) Ronda’s home, back in the late 1980s. Ronda and I both worked Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Pub (may … Continue reading

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Kel’s Easy and Cheesy Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole

  I made this delicious broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole for a recent family holiday dinner. It was a big hit — even the kids who were there loved it, as did my husband, who generally is not a … Continue reading

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