Take-out Tuesday, Chicken, Corn and Black Bean Lasagna and Autumn Snack Mix

Sunday the weary hurricane warriors returned and I wanted to reward them in some way, they worked all weekend cleaning up our beach house, property, plus helping neighbors, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally There was no water the first two days and no power until after they left on Sunday… hot, humid, buggy, smelly, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Enchilada Rice Casserole

  Do you eat black eyed peas for luck on New Year’s Day?     I am not a fan, so we had “mock black eyed peas,” aka black beans, baked into a cheesy enchilada rice casserole     A great way to kick off 2018!       Lots of favorite Mexican flavors baked … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini & Corn Enchiladas or Creamy Zucchini & Corn Crepes

My family loves enchiladas, and I’m always looking for variations This vegetarian version can be served as a main dish or a side with grilled meat     If you’re not a fan of Tex-Mex, wait!Ā  Substitute a white sauce or a creamed soup* for the enchilada sauce for a delightful twist on this comfort … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Chicken Pot Pie Enchiladas

To keep ahead of chaos for holiday weekends, a big casserole, a one dish meal that can be made in advance, is my go to meal. My group often arrives at different times so it can be ready when they are   Enchiladas are not only my family’s favorite, they are quick and easy to … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Savory Pumpkin Enchiladas

We love, love, love, enchiladas, and I have made them many different ways, but never with pumpkin  šŸŽƒ I was skeptical at first, I’m a huge pumpkin lover, but not much of a huge pumpkin eater But my curiosity won out, and I decided to give it a try over Halloween weekend The cooked chicken … Continue reading

Recipe Box, California Lite Cheese Enchiladas

I have been making this recipe for years.Ā  The original recipe is from a church cookbook fromĀ Palos Verdes, CA where I grew up.Ā  Some of my favorite recipe inspirations comeĀ  from Junior League and church cookbooks… I bet yours do too~ This is a great way to get a cheese enchilada craving handled without a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spanish Enchiladas

This is a twist on traditional Tex-Mex versions of enchiladas I call these Spanish enchiladas because I used the Spanish Manchego cheese and ham instead of the usual chicken or beef and cheddar or Jack There are a lot of vegetables too Corn, tomatoes, celery and green chiles Start by sauteing onion and celery in … Continue reading

Creations, Tacoladas

My favorite part of cooking is the creating part.  I guess that is why it is so difficult for me to follow recipes exactly, I just can’t do it!  I have to change something, good or bad, I can’t help it.  Last week when I fixed tacos I cooked an extra pound of seasoned ground … Continue reading