Firecracker Casserole

Ok.  Now most of you have made this type of recipe.  Ground beef with a couple of cans of condensed soup.  This is very convenient, especially for busy people.  I've made many myself when I was younger.  However, if you are watching your health, it can be a nutritional nightmare.  Condensed soup contains a lot [...]

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Mango and Lentil Chicken Tinga

Another Mexican-inspired dish for you today. According to Wikipedia, the dish originated from Puebla, Mexico. Regardless of where it started, it's a pretty good dish. Shredded chicken in a tomato and chipotle sauce. I found a great version from Better Homes and Garden where they made a mango version. I'm taking a step further and [...]

Thanksgiving in July – Slow Cooker Mexican Turkey and Potato Stew

Have you ever heard of the Christmas in July sales?  I haven't seen them as much lately, but I remembering them being more prominent when the Internet wasn't the main way to shop.  I'm making this post about Thanksgiving in July because I have a full turkey in the freezer from last Thanksgiving and Tony [...]

Skillet Salsa Verde Tortilla Rice Bake

I have made both chicken and rice bakes and chicken tortilla casseroles.  They are both very good.  While I was thumbing through a list of recipes for chicken and rice, I saw a recipe from Half-Baked Harvest that combined the two.  This recipe for Skillet Salsa Verde Tortilla Rice Bake uses salsa verde, the green [...]

Chicken in Peanut Sauce (Pollo Encacahuatado)

I decided to go Mexican style with this recipe.  Chicken thighs smothered in a peanut-based sauce.  YUM!!!  It had a lot of flavor and punch from the ancho chili and using thighs over boneless, skinless chicken breasts.  However, it lacked the vitamins we needed make this a more well-rounded meal. Here is the original recipe [...]