Prejean’s Gumbo

Prejean’s Gumbo – Kellis Kitchen

October 12 was national gumbo day, giving me an excuse to make the warm comforting dish. I began making it at the request of Lawyer Boy after he spent one summer in Lafayette, La for an internship. His dad and I visited him while he was there and had the pleasure of eating dinner at… 

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Prune Cake with Caramel Coffee Glaze

Prune Cake with Caramel Coffee Glaze – Kellis Kitchen

My Aunt Irene made this cake every year during the fall and for holiday gatherings. It was years before I knew it was called prune cake. Good call on my mother’s part because there is no way a bite would have crossed my lips otherwise. Prune cake?!?! YUK! Who wants prunes? This cake is so… 

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Bonnie’s Kolaches

Bonnie’s Kolaches – Kellis Kitchen

This weekend will be the annual Czech Festival in Yukon, Oklahoma.  Yukon is about 30 miles from here and I have been there many times to visit family but never to the festival.  I read there are about 2,500 dozen kolaches baked for the festival.  The entire weekend is spent celebrating the Czech heritage by… 

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Quick Halloween Treats

Pretzel Owls - Kellis Kitchen

While none of my recipes look professional, some look moreso than others. Today’s treats look far less than professional but honestly – they look perfect to me because Rocket did them! He is not yet 2 1/2 years old so they are pretty stellar if you ask me. The Owls – Mr. Picky Eater says… 

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Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Apple Icing

Pumpkin Cake - Kellis Kitchen

I know I just posted last night but this is so amazing I thought I would post now so you could plan on making this for Thanksgiving and the sooner you plan, the better! Happy Sunday Night! In the last couple of years about this time you see 2 ingredient and 3 ingredient cakes made… 

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A Pie That Meets All Your Holiday Needs

A Pie That Meets All Your Holiday Needs - Kellis Kitchen

That’s right! Old Fashioned, diabetic, lactose intolerant, gluten free and finally Uh-Oh-I-Totally-Forgot-To-Make-It sweet potato pies. With my mother’s side of the family so large, there were many different dietary needs during family gatherings and because of that, Nana made sweet potato pie many different ways in various years. While the recipe card is written in… 

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cobbler

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cobbler - Kellis Kitchen

    Before we get started, I want to show you what Mr. Picky Eater and I have made for Rocket – he loves that little Cozy Coupe so much he hardly wants to get out to come into the house.  The little Schooner on back was an afterthought that turned out perfectly!  If you… 

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Knock Your Socks off Crock Pot Soup

Knock Your Socks off Crock Pot Soup – Kellis Kitchen

This soup is scrumptious and I cannot wait for you to try it.  But first, I want to catch you up on the and Krylon contest.  I found out today that I came in 5th place overall and won $100!  Thank you so much for voting and pinning for me.  I can’t wait to… 

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Nana’s Candied Sweet Potatoes

Nana’s Candied Sweet Potatoes – Kellis Kitchen

  Right now, I’m in heaven.  I have been eating that plateful of wonderful candied sweet potatoes with that sugary buttery ambrosia from the bottom of the pan drizzled all over it!  It is complete bliss and no, it is not healthy – but it is a holiday dish so let’s just call it a… 

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Mozzarella Cheese Appetizers and a big Favor

Cheese Coins – Kellis Kitchen

We went to a restaurant not long ago and our family ordered appetizers.  When they brought them, they were not the regular Mozzarella cheese sticks, they were cheese coins and they were great!  Mr. Picky Eater really enjoyed them asking if I would try to recreate them at home.  I could not believe he asked… 

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