Sunday Nachos and More

Hey there – do you know what time it is? If you live in America or one of those other countries that has time change rules, it’s time to use up all that daylight we’ve been saving since spring. Yeah, saving daylight is over.

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Wow – Chicken Taco Enchiladas

As Hubby and I walked the aisles of the grocery store, he with the shopping list in hand, me looking over our choices he noticed that we had Enchiladas on the menu.

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Rosa Parks and Wild Card Wednesday

On December 1, 1955, during a typical evening rush hour in Montgomery, Alabama, a small, unassuming woman took a seat on a city bus. She was black, and as the law dictated, she walked toward the back of the bus, finding a seat in the 11th row. She could not sit in the first 10 rows. Those were reserved for white riders only.

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Skillet Chicken with Cilantro-Lime Sauce

Today is Michaelmas, also known as the Feast of Saint Michael and All the Angels or simply Feast of the Archangels. Most of us recognize the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Catholics tradition teaches there are seven Archangels, one for each of the Seven Sacraments.

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Gotta Love Quesadillas – Olé!

So yesterday was Quesadilla Day. These delicious Chicken Quesadillas were my first choice to share. But yesterday was also Lobster Day. I simply could not pass up Lobster Quesadillas. Could you?

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Tequila Kissed Marinated Grilled Chicken

As luck would have it, this year Hubby’s birthday fell on a Tuesday. For those of you who have been around a while, you know what that means. In our house the theme for Tuesday is Tijuana Tuesday and Hubby’s favorite cuisine is Mexican. Perfect for his special day.

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Jalapeno-Lime Glazed Drumstick

Are you having a wonderful Tijuana Tuesday? Gosh, I hope so. I also hope you are in the mood for some very sticky-spicy drumsticks. These were finger-licking good. You’re gonna need wipes, not napkins, with this chicken because the paper will stick to your fingertips.

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No Ordinary Grilled Chicken Fajita Foil Packs

The beauty of Grilled Foil Packs is that you can prep the pack early to cook later. Having company? Make the Fajita and Tortilla Packs in the morning, clean up the mess. Once guests arrive, toss the foil packs on the grill. By the time the first batch of Margaritas are ready, dinner is served.

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Instant Pot Spicy Lime Chicken Tacos

I gotta tell you, every time I use my Instant Pot, I give Hubby a great big kiss. It’s Merry Christmas all over again. Meal prep is so fast. Don’t want fast? That’s okay, it has a slow cooker setting and a saute setting and a rice cooker and the list just goes on and on. I’ve heard tell the Yogurt Setting is perfect for proofing breads. That’s on my to-try list.

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Nacho Chicken Casserole

I don’t know about you, but I love the idea of casseroles. Everything you’ll want all piled in a single dish. Maybe add a side of salad or some warm rolls, and there you go – dinner in a snap. And just about anything can be transformed into a delicious casserole.

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Slow-Simmer Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Have I mentioned that I love – and I do mean L-O-V-E my Instant Pot. It just sits there, on a table in the corner of my kitchen, waiting to hum to life and bring us something delightfully delicious.  You can do everything from saute to bake to pressure cook or slow-cook. It’s a one-stop shop for so many things.

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Instant Pot Ancho Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Can we talk Instant Pots for just a moment? Do you have one? I put off jumping on the Instant Pot bandwagon for a very long time. I told myself it was trending – like Microwaves. Do you remember when people cooked entire meals in their microwave? Crazy, but that’s just my opinion.

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Cheater’s Chicken Mole Update

This must be the time to be re-tweaking some recipes from the past. One of Hubby’s all-time favorites has to be Chicken Mole. Way, way back when on a very early “date” in our marriage, he took me to this hole-in-the-wall place that had some of the best Mole on the planet.

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Super Easy Deli Chicken-Chile Quesadillas

The Christmas Madness is behind us. In a few days, we will ring in the start of a New Year with friends and family. It’s time to take a deep breath and relax for just a moment.

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Green Chile Chicken Skillet with Home-made Chips

This is one of those lovely little dishes that comes together with almost no effort. It could be served as a snack, a meal or anything in between. Depending upon your heat level, add more chilies as desired.

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