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Hot Diggity Dog! Kel’s Homemade Chili for Franks, Burgers and More

  Summer cookouts are on the near horizon, and oftentimes I like to keep it simple by just grilling hotdogs and burgers, and then adding one homemade touch to elevate those meats to a higher level. I’m talking homemade chili, of course. Honestly, I’m not a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Bacon and Bleu Cheese Cabbage Steaks, as a Side and a Meal

Cabbage lovers, rejoice! You will love, love, love this delicious recipe and it will yield two meals with some simple planning. Cabbage haters, rejoice! With the addition of cheese and bacon, here’s a dish that just may turn your hate … Continue reading

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Kel’s Fresh Tomato Soup in Cheddar-Lined Bread Bowls

Hello, All! I’m finally back and feeling refreshed after taking a much needed break, the first one in more than five years since I started this blog. I’m really looking forward to fall and cooler weather, and want to share a great basic recipe for … Continue reading

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Kel’s Sinful Smothered Slow Cooker Pork Chops

Not only are these pork chops fall-apart tender, but the sour cream mushroom sauce is absolutely amazing. And if you make it in a slow cooker such as the Ninja 3-in-1 cooking system, browning and cooking take place in the … Continue reading

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You Can’t Beat These Beets! Canning with Ball Jars and a Giveaway!

  A few weeks ago I posted about International Can-It-Forward Day as part of a promotion with Jarden Home Brands. This was an event to celebrate the joys of fresh preserving, which I’ve been doing for years, so I was happy … Continue reading

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Kel’s Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Vermouth Mushroom Sauce

This is truly my favorite preparation of pork tenderloin, and what’s not love? The tenderloin is slathered with spicy Dijon mustard and then wrapped in bacon. That alone would be enough for many, but the vermouth mushroom sauce seriously makes … Continue reading

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Kel’s Crazy-Good Calzones with Pepperoni, Spinach and Four Cheeses (Plus a Give-away!)

Last week I posted a recipe for flawless flatbread pizza using Krusteaz’s new onion and garlic flatbread mix, and promised I’d share my recipe for these awesome calzones. I used the Italian herb flatbread mix for these bad boys and … Continue reading

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