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About jackikellum

Jacki Kellum is a Fine Artist, a Designer, and also a writer. For one of her graduate programs, she wrote her thesis on William Blake. Like Blake, much of Kellum's work is about childhood and lost innocence. Also like Blake, Kellum strives to both write and illustrate her work. .

Pulled Pork

Ingredients 1 bone-in pork butt or shoulder roast, about 5 pounds 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1 teaspoon dry thyme leaves Freshly ground pepper … Continue reading

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Carolina Vinegar-Based Barbecue Sauce

To make 1-1/3 quarts 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup yellow prepared mustard 2/3 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper (or to taste) 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste) 1 … Continue reading

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Recipe Okra Fried Rice

About 1 cup uncooked brown or white basmati rice (enough to yield 4 cups cooked) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 pound okra (about 4 cups), stemmed and sliced into ¼-inch-thick pieces ⅓ cup chopped red bell pepper ⅓ to ½ … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review for Cottage Cupboards Blog I actually only wrote in this blog for 1 month in 2014; but the statistics for that month are impressive.  Here is what Worpress had to say about my blog Cottage Cupboards 2014: A San Francisco cable car holds … Continue reading

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Both Favor and Nutritional Value Increase as Bell Peppers Mature from Green to Redti

Vitamin C Bell peppers and onions are both impressive sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps your body metabolize protein, contributes to the transmission of brain neurotransmitters and helps prevent infection. Healthy adults need between 75 and 90 milligrams of … Continue reading

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Nutritional Value of Sweet Bell Peppers

Macronutrients One cup of sliced bell pepper contains about 40 calories, along with 1 gram of protein and 10 grams of carbohydrates, including 3 grams of fiber. The fiber and protein will help you feel full for longer after eating … Continue reading

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Guide to Types of Sweet Peppers – Do Red Peppers Taste Different Than Green

Red, Green, & Yellow Sweet Peppers.  Capsicum annuum Although the colors of sweet bell peppers may vary [due to an increase in maturation], all colors are the same type of peppers.  As bell peppers go through the maturation process, they … Continue reading

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