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Kel’s “Kind-of-Like-Bojangles” Dirty Rice

Tailgating in the South? If you don’t stop at Bojangles before heading to the stadium, somebody partying next to you surely has. Let’s face it — it’s a tasty Southern tradition. Crunchy Cajun fried chicken, fluffy to-die-for biscuits, excellent iced … Continue reading

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Kel’s Cucumber and Pineapple Salsa with Roasted Jalapeños

  When I saw this recipe by Katie Lee in the July/August 2017 issue of Food Network Magazine, I knew I was going to have to give it a try. Of course I tweaked it a bit and substituted jalapeño … Continue reading

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Kel’s Italian Meatball Sub Stuffed Bell Peppers

I came up with this recipe the other day when I was swimming laps. I really, really wanted Italian food, which I haven’t had much of lately since we have been trying to watch carbs (and yes, Brad is doing … Continue reading

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Kel’s Asian-Inspired Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps are incredibly delicious and so easy to prepare. Just make sure that the lettuce leaves you use are big because that makes them easier to roll. Larger leaves also hold more of the spicy beef filling, which … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tasty Tossed Niçoise Salad with Vibrant Vinaigrette

If you like tuna, green beans, potatoes, olives, hard boiled eggs and other fixings with a tasty vinaigrette dressing, then this salad recipe, which eats as a meal, will become one of your favorites. It’s great to serve year round, … Continue reading

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Frozen or Traditional Negronis? Why Not Both!

 Gin-based cocktails are rarely on my radar, probably because the first time I ever got sick from drinking liquor was when I sneaked some of my grandparents’ Gilbey’s gin when I was a senior in high school. While Mamma and … Continue reading

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To-Die-For Tomato and Grilled Corn Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

  This salad screams freshness and is just what the doctor ordered as a flavorful and cool side dish in the summertime heat. Grilling the corn adds smokiness to the sweetness of the tomatoes and the creaminess of the avocados. … Continue reading

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