Tag Archive: mexican

Feb
14

Flautas: Episode 2

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Yesterday, I experimented with myFlautas recipe and came up with an equally good, but different taste. First of all, I added some mushrooms (about 1/3 cup, chopped) to the mixture when sauteeing the onions. Then, instead of using all regular salsa, I used half regular salsa and half salsa verde. I still think I need …

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Feb
07

Chicken Spaghetti Casserole – Take 1

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After much reading of similar recipes, and remembering some versions I have had over the years from family and friends, I decided to try making Chicken Spaghetti. However, there were many variations to sort through, some baked, some not, some with Velveeta… I prefer real cheese, so with a lot of inspiration from this recipe and …

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Feb
04

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

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I made this dish also from the Better Homes and Gardens Ultimate Casseroles. However, this recipe is online here. We both really enjoyed the meal, although it didn’t fully qualify my frugal tastes (too much ground beef, and ground beef is expensive!) It also seemed a lot like something that didn’t have the complexity I …

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Feb
03

The Great Enchilada Quest: Part 1

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I love enchiladas. And I am on the quest for the enchilada recipe that will impress my husband and I… at the same time. My only enchiladas that I made growing up were from the book Flatbreads & Flavors. They did not go over well with the husband because he dislikes both corn tortillas *and* …

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Feb
01

Flautas

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This recipe came directly from Better Homes and Gardens (recipe here) not repeated so as not to have any copyright infringement problems. It has given us lots of inspiration on a new recipe, so look forward to a new recipe! We used a jarred salsa, but the big change I want to make is using my …

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Jan
25

Ancho Chili Mac

This recipe is inspired by a recipe from Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Recipes for Two, but with my own flair. I’d change even more next time, as detailed below. First, ground beef is cooked with onion, and added to the crock pot with tomatoes and several spices. My husband and I agreed, the canned …

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