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Kel’s Café Huevos Rancheros

After a few attempts, I am finally quite pleased with my recipe for huevos rancheros. Simply put, huevos rancheros are eggs cooked in a country or ranch style. The eggs are usually fried or poached and served with a spicy … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Eastern N.C. Barbecue, Ninja Style

We North Carolinians take our barbecue (aka pulled pork for those of you not from these parts) seriously, and are quite divided on which kind is best: Eastern or Western. I’m not getting into any debates here, nor am I … Continue reading

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A Different and Delicious Take on the Classic Reuben Sandwich

I love a good Reuben sandwich, piled high with tender corned beef, Swiss cheese, crispy sauerkraut and tangy mustard or Thousand Island dressing, served grilled on fresh rye bread. It’s usually one of my go-to sandwiches whenever I’m in a New … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, October 2013: Turn Failure Into Fabulous

Every now and then I want to try a supposedly great recipe I find on the Internet or through inspiring photos on Instagram. Usually the recipes work, but sometimes they don’t. Instead of being sad and trashing the entire dish, … Continue reading

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Moist and Delicious Crumb Cake From a Box Mix? Absolutely!

The folks from Krusteaz* recently contacted me and asked if they could send some bake mixes to review. Since I already love Krusteaz’s fat-free Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix (I add fresh blueberries for an extra special muffin), I did not … Continue reading

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Kel’s Lemony-Garlic Angel Hair Pasta with Bacon, Butter and Olives

Here’s a refreshing pasta dish that I have been making for years. It stars fresh angel hair, lemon and garlic, and is quick and simple to make. The addition of bacon, black and Spanish olives, butter and Parmesan/Reggiano cheese makes … Continue reading

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Easy, Cheesy Smoked Paprika Parmesan Crisps

My tip of the month for February 2013 was to buy Food Network Magazine’s Cheese issue. The first thing that I made? These addictive smoked paprika Parmesan crisps (see p. 63 of the issue.) They were incredibly easy to make and … Continue reading

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