Tag Archives: Food of the month Kel’s Cafe of All Things Food

Food of the Month, November 2012: Cranberry Sauce, Homemade of Course

If the jelly cranberry sauce that comes in a can (the one you slice) gives you the heebie-jeebies (yaay, I finally used that word in a post!) like it does me, you definitely want to try my homemade version, which … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, October 2012: Potatoes

National Potato Day is October 27th, and I could celebrate it in so many ways. What a versatile food – potatoes can be baked, fried, boiled, roasted, grilled or sautéed. You can use them in casseroles, soups, stews, hashes, chowders, … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, August 2012: Peaches

One of the best things about living in the North Carolina is all of the wonderful fresh fruits and vegetables that are available from spring to late fall. One of my favorites is peaches – I get so excited when … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, July 2012: Blueberries

  July is National Blueberry Month, so to celebrate I decided to make a delicious and moist blueberry lemon bundt cake for the kids (okay, for me, too.) I also toasted the month with a refreshing blueberry-cranberry spritzer made from … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, June 2012: Rainbow Fruit Kabobs with Cream Cheese Dipping Sauce

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, so to celebrate I decided to make these festive fruit kabobs with a low-fat cream cheese dipping sauce. These are so easy to make and they’re good for you as well. The … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, April 2012: Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite ways to prepare and enjoy shrimp, so naturally I wanted to make some to celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day, which is April 29. This is so easy to make and even better to … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, March 2012: Corned Beef

It should be no surprise to anyone that March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day – is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day. I love corned beef, especially for leftovers to use in Reuben sandwiches and paninis, or as a base … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, February 2012: Sweet Potatoes

For the shortest month of the year, February has many great food holidays. I decided to choose sweet potatoes, not only because I consider them to be a “super food,” but mainly because they remind so much of my late, … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, December 2011: Gingerbread Cake

I usually don’t think about making gingerbread until December, probably because I associate it so closely with Christmas. Gingerbread cookies are so cheerful and happy and I love gingerbread houses, even though I’m not very good at making them. If you … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, November 2011: Homemade Bread

In case you weren’t aware, November 17th is national homemade bread day. This year I’m celebrating it with my wonderful beer-cheese bread. I make this in my bread machine instead of kneading it myself, letting it rise and baking it … Continue reading

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