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Kel’s Chile Rellenos, Perfect for a Mexican Meatless Monday!

When we go out for Mexican food, one of my favorite meatless entrees to order is chile rellenos. I love the mildness of the poblano peppers and usually get them at the Farmer’s Market because they are usually fresher and … Continue reading

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Kel’s Café Nutty Chocolate Chip Banana Squares

Got overripe, brown bananas? Instead of making traditional banana bread (and there is nothing wrong with that!), consider these awesome Nutty Chocolate Chip Banana Squares, which are easy to whip up and taste fantastic – a bit addictive, in fact! … Continue reading

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Kel’s Yummy Yukon Gold Potatoes au Gratin

  Yukon gold potatoes — what’s not to love? Especially when they go on sale. I especially like to use them when making mashed potatoes, but decided on cheesy potatoes au gratin instead because I wanted to try my new … Continue reading

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Kel’s Sweet and Simple Fried Plantains (Platanos Maduros)

I have been addicted to fried sweet plantains ever since I tried them at Mami Nora’s Peruvian Rotisserie and have finally created a simple but sumptuous recipe that uses only 3 to 5 ingredients (ripe plantains, oil for frying, cinnamon … Continue reading

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Kel’s Creamy Oyster Mushroom Soup, With Bacon or Not

The other day my sister and her boyfriend, Rob, brought me some fresh oyster mushrooms that Rob had foraged and gathered. I have to admit that at first I was skeptical to try them, until I learned that their friend, Beth, … Continue reading

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Kel’s Mouthwatering Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Pie with Crispy Hash Brown Crust

  Here’s a great and cheesy pie (or quiche, if you will), full of healthy spinach and mushrooms. You can use a regular deep dish pie crust if you want, but I think you will absolutely love the crispy hash … Continue reading

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Kel’s Basic Spicy Marinara Sauce, Canning Version

Yes, it’s true — homemade marinara sauce is much better than any of the jarred stuff you get at the grocery store. By using fresh ingredients, you control what goes into it, especially sodium, sugar and preservatives.  I have to admit … Continue reading

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Kel’s Spiced Pickled Peaches: Make These Now!

My grandparents turned me on to store-bought spicy pickled peaches years and years ago. I think the peaches were packed into the jars whole, pit and all, but I won’t swear on that.  I just remember how great these peaches … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can! Preserve Now and Enjoy Later

With summer coming to an end, now is the time to start canning some of your favorite vegetables and fruits to enjoy in colder months soon upon us. If you’ve never canned before, it truly is quite easy. All you … Continue reading

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Blueberry Bliss: French Toast Casserole, Berry-Berry Mojitos and More

I was lucky to be invited to my friend Don’s organic blueberry farm the other day. It is not yet open to the public (maybe next year) so I agreed not to mention the location at this time. There were … Continue reading

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