Kitchen Helper Stand

Kitchen Helper Stand for Kids – Kellis Kitchen

    Rocket loves to “help” in the kitchen.  If one of us goes in there for anything at all, he is always not far behind dragging one of his Little Tikes plastic chairs so he can stand on it to be closer to the counter.  While those chairs are great for sitting, they are… 

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Nana’s Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Nanas Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler – Kellis Kitchen

  It has been so hot here lately that no one has felt like getting out at all.  We all dash to our cars and run into a store, work, or back into the house so we can feel the cold air flow over us.  Who wants to cook?  Who wants to mow the lawn? … 

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TOM Salad

TOM Salad – Kellis Kitchen

How is everyone doing? We are all fine but this weather is so hot and humid, if we were to hang our clothes out on a line, they would never dry! This post is about a cool and refreshing salad that you can serve in a bowl or cleverly on toothpicks as an appetizer –… 

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Old Fashioned Ice Box Dessert

Old Fashioned Ice Box Dessert – Kellis Kitchen

This may be the easiest dessert you ever make! No baking or cooking of any kind and the only equipment you will need is a mixer (stand or hand) and you are set. First, I would like to tell you about a little excitement in my life. I am thrilled to tell you that Monday… 

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Where Have I Been?

Hi everyone – this is just a short note to let you know I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth.  At first, I was merely enjoying my time off and then I was cleaning up my older posts.  I am very excited to tell you that I have become a Featured Blogger on… 

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Rings and Toothpicks

Texas Toothpicks and Onion Rings – Kellis Kitchen

  Ever had a Texas Toothpick?  They are so good!  Often we order them as an appetizer or as our main meal if it is just Top Girl and me.  Generally they have something that looks and tastes like tempura batter on it and taste so scrumptious that sometimes we sit eating them until the… 

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Strawberry Lemon Poke Cake

Strawberry Lemon Poke Cake - Kellis Kitc

  Tuesday was my final day at an agency where I held positions for the last 19+ years.   There I learned many things, grew as a person, raised my daughter and met my husband.  In fact, neither my husband nor I would be who we are had we not worked there.  Well, maybe my husband… 

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Banana Sour Cream Cake

Banana Sour Cream Cake - Kellis Kitchen

  I want to tell you a little about John and Stiney (pronounced stee-nee) Robertson.  Before Stiney married John, she was Mary Christine Michaelson from Gladsaxe Denmark.  She came to America in 1900 with a big wooden trunk that her dad made for her – this trunk sits in my living room today – with… 

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Great-Grandma P’s Butterscotch Pie

Great-Grandma P’s Butterscotch Pie – Kellis Kitchen

  I am so excited to participate in Yinzerella’s blog Dinner is Served 1972’s first annual #Pieathalon where 12 bloggers have swapped vintage pie recipes and agreed to make those pies for today’s event.  Here is a list of the blogger’s and their assigned pie: Brian of Caker Cooking – Chess Pie Ruth of Mid Century Menu – Avocado… 

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Potstickers

Potstickers – Kellis Kitchen

I found a recipe on another blog for potstickers that were easy and had the ability to freeze ahead for a meal later. I planned it all out and purchased the items I did not have and began making the recipe. I must have read it wrong, I thought, because it was all wrong! So,… 

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