Shrimp Ceviche

By Lena / October 2, 2022 /

Would also be good with some added chili sauce or cubed avocado!

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Kevin’s Carolina-Goblin Hot Sauce

By Kevin Pettway / May 11, 2019 /

A warm mustardy sauce with a bit of sweet and vinegar. (Requires a high-speed blender. If you don’t have one… this is a pretty good excuse. I use mine daily.)

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Kevin’s InstantPot Pot Roast/ Stroganoff/ Stew-Thing-Dinner

By Kevin Pettway / October 26, 2018 /

You can go a couple of different directions with this recipe, depending on how long you simmer it for at the end. The longer the simmer, the saucier and less soupy it will be. It’s a matter of preference though. It’s pretty wonderful either way.

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Kevin’s Bean and Ham Soup

By Kevin Pettway / February 22, 2018 /

INGREDIENTS 1 lb dry of Great Northern beans—(cooked) 3-4 quarts of stock (I use chicken for ham soup because I am a heathen) 2-3 lbs of smoked ham hocks or shanks 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (I know, right?) 1/3 cup Sake (Not being pretentious, I was out of white wine and this was great.) 2…

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Kevin’s Hot Smoked Chicken and Avocado Soup

By Kevin Pettway / November 26, 2017 /

Ingredients: 48 ounces chicken/bone broth (I like the bone) Salt to taste (For soups, I often salt with chicken base paste.) 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 4 medium carrots, chopped 4 stalks of celery, chopped 3 avocados, cubed 2 large poblano peppers 3 chicken breasts, pounded flat chopped cilantro…

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Kevin’s Diabetus-Friendly Pancakes

By Kevin Pettway / March 10, 2017 /

Before I was diagnosed with the diabetus, one of my two favorite foods in the world was pancakes. (The other was french fries. No, it is not a secret how I got the diabetus.) I had all of the breakfast places in town ranked, not by service, or by price, but by pancake. So, when…

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Beef with Broccoli (Low Sugar)

By Kevin Pettway / February 27, 2016 /

Prep Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour for marinade Cook Time: 8 minutes First, marinate the meat: 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp Erythritol 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp water 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1-1/2 lbs flank steak, sliced into thin strips Whisk together the baking soda, sugar, cornstarch,…

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Not Granddad’s Stroganoff

By Kevin Pettway / July 2, 2015 /

This recipe must begin with an apology. My dear, departed Granddad made the best stroganoff ever… until now. My poor sister will likely never forgive me for this, but I gotta be true. Sorry, Sisterita. The upside is that this recipe is super-easy to make, and pretty forgiving of substitutions, so have some fun with…

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Taco Soup

By Lena Shore / December 3, 2014 /

1 pound ground beef (or turkey) 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder (Kevin used taco seasoning) 8 ounces cream cheese 2 10-ounce cans of Rotel tomatoes (Kevin used diced fresh tomatoes and chopped up a poblano pepper) 2 cans of beef broth (we used chicken broth) Brown meat…

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Amazing Turkey and Cabbage Stew

By Kevin Pettway / September 20, 2013 /

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of chicken base paste (you can use salt instead, but start with 1 tablespoon and test it first) 4-5 cloves of garlic — chopped A handful of fresh basil leaves — about 2-3 tablespoons compressed — torn 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger — peeled and chopped 1½ cups of cooked chickpeas 2…

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