Tag Archives: Kelley Chisholm blog

Kel’s Tantalizing Tomato, Goat Cheese and Sweet Basil Tart

I love when fall rolls around because it means football (NFL and college) is finally here! It also signifies the end of the growing season of some of my favorite crops, tomatoes being at the top of my list. Luckily, you can … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, July 2012: This One’s for the Dogs

July 30, 2011. One of the best days of my life, ever. That’s when my sweet little Lille doggie chose us to be her forever family.

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Stuffed Bell Peppers with Mushrooms, Wild Rice and Habañero Cheese

  Bell peppers are starting to ripen and roll in to the Farmer’s Market, vegetable/fruit stands and local grocery stores. Yaaay! I’ve been experimenting with some recipes that call for a stuffing without meat but don’t sacrifice flavor – perfect … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, July 2012: Tequila

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor – George Carlin Happy National Tequila Day, y’all! That’s right, July 24 is National Tequila Day, so break out those shot glasses, blenders and/or shakers and mix up a cocktail or shooter to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Beaufort By the Sea

Beaufort is hands-down one of my favorite places in North Carolina. Three hours from Raleigh, the historic district has a great waterfront with some fantastic restaurants and bars, unique shops and great scenery. If you’re lucky, you may see some … 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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Tip of the Month, June 2012: Keep These Rolls on Hand

Have you ever tried Sister Schubert’s dinner yeast rolls? If not, you should do so now, because for frozen rolls they are so close to homemade it’s hard to tell the difference. They take no time to heat – 5 … Continue reading

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Drink of the Month, June 2012: Infused Vodka

 Nowadays you can’t go to your local liquor store without seeing rows of different flavored vodkas – anything from citrus to coconut, green apple to pear, root beer to watermelon. I started wondering how difficult it would be to make my … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Sunflowers Café, Raleigh, N.C.

  One of my favorite lunch places in Raleigh is Sunflower’s Café (8 West Peace Street, Raleigh, N.C.  27603), which is located next to Peace College and in front of the Seaboard Station shopping area. I am not alone – Sunflowers … Continue reading

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Boats, Bikes and Bars – Key West Style

  Key West holds a special place in my heart. Not only is the island tons of fun with scads of bars, restaurants, water sports and gorgeous sunsets, it’s also where Brad proposed to me in 2001. We were having dinner at … Continue reading

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