Hello once again, if this is your first visit welcome to Kev’s Key Largo Living. Today is the last day of our five day Making Starter Yeast Adventure. I hope you have enjoyed the journey. Yesterday I thought the “Yeast Feeding” episode should be fun, picturesque, and on the water.  We enjoyed doing the photo shoot and the photos…

Cast Iron Skillet Sweet Potato,Black Beans and Kale with Homemade Tortillas

Hello to those tuning in. Last nights dinner was a treat, as Amy from Avian Appetites.com stopped by our kitchen to cook one of her favorite  Vegetarian dishes. For tonight’s dish you will need the following ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes, 1 can of black beans, 2 good handfuls of kale  – torn into bite-size pieces, 1 Lime, Olive…

Making Starter Yeast: Day Four of a Five Day Adventure!

Today is Day Four  of our Yeast Making Adventure on location in the Gulf of Mexico – Florida Bay This episode of  Making Starter finds us out  kayaking to a quiet side of a Mangrove island in the Gulf of Mexico – Florida Bay. I decided  the “Yeast Feeding” today should be fun, on the…

Kev’s Cast Iron Skillet Cajun Red Snapper with Bone Lee’s Gourmet Hot Sauce – cooked over a Charcoal and Hickory Wood Fired with Dutch Oven baked corn cobs and potatoes

Hello to all and Happy New Year’s from Kev’s Key Largo Living. The dinner tonight is Wood Fired Red Snapper cook on Lodge cast iron skillet, brushed with melted butter infused with Bone Lee’s Gourmet Hot Sauce then coated on both sides with Kev’s  blended dried spices -Cajun style.  This Red snapper meal is complemented by…

Making Starter Yeast: Day Three of a Five Day Adventure!

Today is New Year’s Day 2016 and it happens to be Day Three of our Yeast Making Adventure. In keeping with the New Year’s tradition of doing something new or different, I decided to take Day Three -“Feeding” the yeast on the road to a pleasant location here in Key Largo,a quite dock near my…

Making Starter Yeast: Day Two of a Five Day Adventure!

Todays adventure continues: Starter Yeast Day Two of Five in Kev’s bakingland. If you look at the photo above you will see a line of lique between the new and growing Starter Yeast.  This indicates the yeast is active and healthy. If you do not see this in your jar, either wait another day, move…

Homemade Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans

Hello again, tonight Amy made her very tasty homemade slow cooked Vegetarian Boston baked beans. Of course, baked in our   Lodge cast iron pot – 5 qt. Baking the beans to soften them takes about about 3 hours. Cast iron is excellent for baking beans. Amy does not presoak the beans, she just adds the beans, Concentrated vegetable stock, water,…

Lou – Short Story

Here is Lou. It is not a polished publication ready story, but I think it has potential.  I hope you will feel something while reading it, good, bad, etc., anything but  feeling nothing. Walking away with nothing is an awful feeling.  Please leave your comments.  Thanks for reading.    Kev Lou             “Yes – Mr. Steven, what can…

Short story drafts

Today I decided to start another blog besides food.  I will work on my short stories here for all to see, first drafts, unpolished, grammatical errors, incomplete thoughts, as well as incomplete sentences. Oh and more than a few unfinished or one draft stories will be here if I get this figured out.  I may need to…

Making Starter Yeast: a five day adventure.

Todays adventure in baking land is Starter Yeast. The best way to under stand your bread is to hand select each ingredient. If you really want to know where you bread comes from, you must understand the berries and  what is in the yeast. Using a bread machine, or a bread mix, and adding a packet…