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Chilled Cantaloupe and Ginger Soup or Cocktail — Your Choice

  Those of you who follow my blog know I love soup, especially chilled ones in the heat of the summer. Here’s a recipe I’ve been working on for a nice and refreshing cantaloupe and ginger soup. The sweetness of … Continue reading

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Kel’s Best Eggplant Parmesan, 30 Years in the Making

I’ll never forget the first time I made eggplant parmesan. It was in the mid-80s, and I was preparing it for my Dad, who was mainly responsible for instilling my love of food and cooking. Dad loved to make Italian … Continue reading

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Bold and Creamy Bleu Cheese and Avocado Dip

This awesome dip takes traditional guacamole to another dimension, as the bleu cheese gives adds sharpness and extra creaminess. It is made with healthy Stonyfield yogurt, which the folks there were nice enough to send me a coupon for a … Continue reading

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Kel’s Fabulous Four Cheese and Veggie Lasagna Roll-ups

Craving some comfort food? Look no further — these cheese and veggie lasagna roll-ups with spicy marinara sauce are just the ticket. With summer almost upon us, this is a great way to use zucchini or squash, which will be … Continue reading

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Kel’s Roasted Garlic Hummus with a Bite

  With summer quickly approaching, here is a great dip you can take to cookouts or picnics. Roasting the garlic makes it sweeter and mellower than not roasting it, bringing a great flavor to the hummus. The lemon juice adds … Continue reading

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Kel’s Roasted Red Beet Salad with Bleu Cheese and Walnuts

Beets are now in season in North Carolina and plentiful at local farmers’ markets as well as in grocery stores. Here is a wonderful salad that is so simple to assemble. It does take about 1½ hours for the beets to roast and … Continue reading

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Kel’s Creamed Corn With a Crunch

I love fresh corn on the cob, but off of the cob. That’s how Pampa always made it – once he boiled it, he would cut off the kernels and mix them with butter, salt and pepper. He hated getting … Continue reading

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Kel’s Homemade Strawberry Preserves

It’s right in the middle of strawberry season here in Raleigh, and I’m so happy there are a number of local farms where I can go to pick my own. There’s just something wonderful about picking your own fruits and … Continue reading

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Kel’s Best Broccoli Salad, With or Without Bacon

What I love about this broccoli salad is that you can keep it vegetarian for those of you who don’t eat meat, or else add bacon, for those who would argue that bacon makes everything better! Either way, what you … Continue reading

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Kel’s Cool and Creamy Cucumber Yogurt Sauce (aka Tzatziki)

  The other day I was making some yummy chicken gyros (recipe to follow soon) and I went to look up tzatziki sauce on my blog, with no results. I felt certain I had already posted this delicious and easy … Continue reading

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