Aunt Irene’s Black Walnut Cake

Aunt Irene’s Black Walnut Cake – Kelli’s Kitchen

Happy Halloween! My husband and youngest son will be nearly freezing out there tonight at the youngest’s house putting on a Batman Extravaganza! Just a couple of pictures of all the work they have done over the last 2 months – the artwork is Wonder Boy’s and the muscle and know-how is Mr. Picky Eater’s…. 

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Copycat Taco Bueno Muchaco

Taco Bueno Muchaco Copycat – Kellis Kitchen

I have a confession to make: I would do just about anything for a Taco Bueno Beef Muchaco – seriously, it can be dangerous sometimes when I want one and we are very far from a store. Those thick soft taco shells all supple and tender holding refried beans, taco meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes… 

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Norman Kid’s Magazine – Is your picture in it?

Kids Mag 8

***While I feel bad about posting all this without proper credit – it was done in an effort to educate bloggers to find their own pictures and if they want to pursue with the publication, they can – there is no malicious intent meant or implied***** Here’s the online version link so you can see… 

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Smorgastarta

Smorgastarta – Kellis Kitchen

A Smorgastarta is a Swedish Sandwich Cake recipe that has many variations. I had my first one at my Aunt and Uncle’s home on graduation night for my cousin. Aunt Jan used bright pink food coloring for one of the layers and I was so mesmerized by this great tasting savory “cake” with bright pink… 

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms – Kellis Kitchen

These mushrooms are so easy to throw together and quickly gone – they have all the good stuff stuffed inside like cream cheese, crab, and green onions. I know they will be perfect for several holiday parties that I am attending and you can easily make them as well. Before we get to the recipe,… 

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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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