Category Archives: Mexican

Homemade Blender Salsa

When we were first married, our landlord gave us 1/2 of one of their garden rows. We planted cherry tomatoes and zucchini and felt very earthy about the whole thing. As the cherry tomatoes ripened, we tried to find places … Continue reading

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Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce/Enchiladas

A few years ago when my Dad was sick, the community held a HUGE benefit for him. I wanted to contribute, so I volunteered to make enchiladas for the program/dinner Deanne had put together. “Let’s do enchiladas,” she said, “They’re … Continue reading

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Southwestern Tostadas

Last night I had two problems: #1) I needed to make dinner and #2) I had no refried beans. It’s SERIOUSLY a problem, okay? If you’re not from Arizona, you wouldn’t understand… I had cheese, tostada shells and no refried … Continue reading

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Grilled Southwestern Pizza

I actually really hate Southwestern style. I know it has something to do with the fact that I grew up with it, and every Arby’s I went into had its walls plastered in Southwestern art. I live in a state … Continue reading

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Taco Soup -Grandma Style

If you know me at all, you know that I’m all about Grandma Style, ESPECIALLY if that Grandma happens to be a little country. When I stumbled on this recipe for Taco Soup from The Curious Country Cook, I made … Continue reading

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Blender Salsa

When my husband and I were married, we found a home spun cookbook amongst our wedding gifts.  The recipes were not in categories.   They were not alphabetized.  There were grammatical errors here and there.  But that cookbook is one of my … Continue reading

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Green Chili Chicken

I got this recipe from the awesome Holbrook cookbook I found at Savers.  This dish was filling and delicious and perfect for Sunday Dinner, but it wasn’t mind blowing.  I’ll make it again for sure because you can’t go wrong … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Poppers

My sister-in-law who gave us the amazing brownie recipe just gave me this amazing popper recipe.  Ive made poppers Pioneer Woman style (wrapped in bacon), and while everyone else seems to like that version more, I like this one ten … Continue reading

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One Roast, Three Meals

I love roasts.  They’re so versatile. My freezer is “chuck” full of them.  Okay, I’m sorry.  I couldn’t resist that.  I promise not to make any pun-ish jokes from here on out.  Today. I’m going to tell you one way … Continue reading

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Homemade Tortillas

These tortillas are very delicious and very inexpensive to make.  I never feel bad when I have to throw a few away.  They are so easy to make.  So very easy. You’re going to need: 2 1/2 C. Flour 1 … Continue reading

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