Welcome to the New Blog

Hello guys,hero_kayne Welcome to the first of what I hope are many posts here. I’ll be sharing the latest goings on with me, the family, the food, surfing and more so please check back often and I hope you enjoy your time here. First up is to update you all on my latest adventures. I am now the new spokesman for Dare Foods and Breton Crackers, a great company that has been providing quality crackers for over 30 years. They are giving me away in their Inspire Every Bite Sweepstakes. For the last month I’ve been posting the recipes on my FB page. In addition to making them for your family, you can vote for your favorite recipe and win a chance to have me co-host logo_headeryour next party for up to 9 people! You can visit every day and cast your vote for a new favorite. Each vote is a chance to win! Click here: Inspire Every Bite Sweepstakes and you can vote for your favorite recipe as many times as you want. Contest ends 6/20/14.

photo_1I also had my website, www.kayneraymond.com, re-designed with new graphics, pictures, video’s links and more. It’s much more user friendly and I hope you enjoy it. I’ll be posting pics, vids and new blog posts regularly, as well as recipes like the one below. Thanks for being here and joining in on the adventure.

Turkey Style Carnitas


2 lb bone in turkey thigh (about 2 large thighs)

Salt and black pepper

2 teaspoons dried oregano

2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground coriander

1/2 cinnamon stick

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

4 garlic cloves chopped

1 bay leaf

1 piece of orange peel, white pith removed

1 piece of lemon peel, white pith removed

1/2 bunch cilantro stalks lightly pounded to release flavor

1/2 onion diced

3/4 cup chicken stock

Juice of one orange.


Pat dry turkey thigh then salt and pepper liberally. Marinate the turkey 4-6 hrs in the dry ingredients (preferably overnight) Place in a crock pot. Add cilantro stems, onion, chicken stock and orange juice. Cover and cook in 350F degree oven until meat pulls away from the bone and is tender. About 2-3 hrs

Well that’s it for now. Check back regularly and I’ll see you on the flipside! Kayne