Category Archives: Main Dish

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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Pesto Shrimp Rice

When my husband and I were first married, we had a pasta dish we made on special occasions: month anniversaries (ah, The First Year…), Stay-in Date Nights, Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, Tuesdays. It was simple and delicious.  And it always tasted … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Salmon

This dish will make you out to be a better chef than you actually are. Okay, so maybe you’re a much better chef than I am… but speaking for myself, I kicked this dish out and was floored by my … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

My husband has been eyeballing this recipe for a while. He suggested we get a sitter and cook it together. He’s so cute. He had no idea that roasting an entire chicken would take for.ev.er. I decided to make his … 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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Imitation Crab Salad Wraps

Mayo tastes amazing. I mean, mayo tastes amazing. It’s a sort of nectar, I think… a true gift to mankind. Sure it’s a little heavy on the unhealthy side, but goodness shouldn’t always be easy. Sometimes it comes with a … 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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Pinterest Round-Up

Has it really been two months since I’ve posted? I mean, last time I posted, I was 25! Well, just because I haven’t been posting doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. I took on a new calling and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn and Black Bean Pizza -Healthy!

You know what the best part about a garden is?  HARVESTING!  We didn’t plant any corn this year, but folks around town did.  I was able to cruise up the road today and buy a dozen ears of fresh corn … Continue reading

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