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Kel’s Classic Linguine with White Clam Sauce for Two

Linguine with white clam sauce is one of Brad’s go-to pasta dishes, in restaurants and especially at home. I try to make this whenever he slacks up on not eating carbs, which is usually around the holidays at the end … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Kel’s Café wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year, filled with family, friends, laughter and love, and of course great food and drink. I’m looking forward to posting new recipes and reviews in 2018, and truly appreciate all of … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Latest Treasure, The StateView Hotel

Nestled deep in N.C. State’s Centennial campus, the new StateView Hotel brings a touch of class to the university with beautiful accomodations in a striking setting. Recently opened on October 11, 2017, the StateView is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that … 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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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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