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Kel’s Fresh and Easy Pico de Gallo

You say tomayto, I say tomahto, let’s call the whole thing off – Louis Armstrong Don’t call off this delicious pico de gallo recipe, regardless of how you pronounce one of my favorite foods in the world – the awesome … Continue reading

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Kel’s Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados – Yum!

Whenever I come home from the beach, I usually am still craving seafood. Our last visit was no different, and this time crab was on my mind — crab salad in particular. I have had a fondness for crabs since … Continue reading

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Kel’s Famous Crunchy Fried Chicken

I decided to learn how to fry chicken and make homemade gravy while I was still in high school. I was dating Ted, who later turned out to be my ex-husband. His mom, Geraldine, made some of the best fried … Continue reading

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Let the Kitchen Games Begin!

Brad and I bought our house in late 2006 and started moving in the following spring. It’s a funky and modern home — an envelope house, if you will, which basically means it’s a house inside of house and is … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, June 2013: Best Chicken Wings in Raleigh? Enter to Win!

Chicken wings. One of the best bar foods, ever. I prefer the drumettes and like them crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside, with a nice and tasty sauce. I don’t want to kill my taste buds with … Continue reading

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Kel’s Basic Black Bean Salad

I love black beans, especially in salads. I’ve been making this particular black bean salad for years and it’s one of my go-to dishes to take to pot luck lunches or dinners. It goes great with Mexican dishes, as a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Individual Pineapple Upside Down Cakes With Grand Marnier

Break out your ramekins – it’s time to make individual pineapple upside down cakes. These mini-cakes are so cute and the brown sugar and Grand Marnier sauce is awesome. It soaks into the cake, making it incredibly moist, not to … Continue reading

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