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mexican night

Do you recall (the value of friendship post) that my friend taught me the inside scoop on making authentic tacos?  Well, I finally got around to making them.  I followed the directions she gave me …

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cuppa love

It’s no secret.  I like NEED coffee.  I get out of bed and do the zoned-out shuffle toward the coffee maker, eyes barely open.  My kids call me “Mombie.” I’m almost positive…

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impromptu seafood night

So…I live in a small town.  The nearest (small) city is about an hour away.  I had a dentist appointment which is in another town, which is halfway to said city.  Of course that meant that I …

Refried Beans - Authentic Mexican Recipe ~~~In Mexico, cooks traditionally fry their beans in homemade pork lard, which yields a wonderful flavor

from Plain Chicken

Pollo Loco - Mexican Chicken and Rice

Pollo Loco - Mexican Chicken and Rice - I would make this a one dish recipe by sauteing chicken first, removing from pan, then make rice and return chicken to pan.

from A Family Feast

Sunday Cooking Lesson: How to Make a Taco Shell Bowl

How to Make a Taco Shell Bowl - It's easy to make a taco shell bowl at home - just like you'd see at a restaurant! Great for Taco Salads.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Deep-Dish Mexican Meat Loaf Pie

from A Family Feast

Taco Salad

The best Taco Salad recipe - with a homemade Catalina Dressing that is outstanding!


Easy Mexican Chicken Bake

With just a few simple ingredients, you can create this Easy Mexican Chicken Bake recipe. The great thing about this easy chicken casserole recipe is that it makes a lot of food, so you will most likely have plenty leftovers for lunch the next day.