May 3, 2020

During this pandemic, I've seen several posts claiming to be Huevos Rancheros, and, to be frank, if someone set a plate of those in front of me, I wouldn't recognize them as such.  In San Antonio (THE Tex Mex capital,) this delicious, easy breakfast dish is generally t...

April 19, 2020

aka: I-10 Salad...

...so called by my husband because I would always make this when we would drive along Interstate 10 between San Antonio and Baton Rouge to visit my family.  It travels well in an ice chest and is very filling.  You can cut the recipe in half if you wa...

April 9, 2020

Since we're all stuck at home these days, I thought I'd share my cheese enchilada recipe with you.  I've tried many different enchilada recipes over the years, some good, some not so much.  This is a combination of several of the good ones.  As always, it's my husband...

February 3, 2019

Not sure what's so "loco" about this dish. To me it's just a great meal for a dreary winter day. It's another one of my mother-in-law's recipes I've recreated. It's one of those quick dishes you can whip up in a hurry, add some tortillas or bread on the side, and you'v...

November 4, 2018

Calabasita aka Mexican Squash Stew

Ingredients

2-4 Calabasas/Mexican Squash OR zucchini OR yellow squash  

1 lb pork (thick cut pork chops or pork steak

1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

1 can diced tomatoes 

1 small bag frozen corn or 2 cans yellow...

October 27, 2018

Even with my imperfect decorations, everyone who eats these cookies raves about them!

October 21, 2018

I already introduced you to my Clean-Out-the-Refrigerator Pasta.  You can make soup the same way.I have lintels, grape tomatoes, mushrooms, green beans, onions, barley, and remember the slow-cooker chicken?  Yep, the last of that went in.  I didn't have enough of t...

October 14, 2018

SLOW COOKER CHICKEN

What's better on a crisp fall day than the smell of a chicken cooking? 

Okay, yeah, maybe pumpkin or pecan pie, but we'll get there eventually. For now, let's focus on something comforting and yummy.

Slow Cooker Chicken

Ingredients 

4-8 pieces of chicken...

October 2, 2018

Basic Red Sauce (Marinara)

Ingredients:

2 Tbs. Olive Oil

1/2  cup diced Bell Pepper (Red, Yellow, Orange, or Green)

1/2 cup diced yellow onion

1 clove garlic, diced

1 can (14.5 oz.) Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes*

1 can (8 oz.) No-Salt Added Tomato Sauce

1/2 cup Low-Sodium Chicke...

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