Enter our Mother's Day Giveaway HERE Boy do I have a tasty and easy dinner for you today. Even if you are the main cook in your house - you can easily hand this recipe off to someone else while you sit back and relax this Mother's Day! Mother's Day is one day that is pretty darn special to me. Growing up I always dreamed of being a mother. I had their names picked out, how many boys and how many girls...I knew exactly how many years would be between each of them. Of course life . . .
My husband and I are obsessed with the movie Nacho Libre. The first Halloween our son could walk, I made a Nacho costume for him, and it was awesome. We quote it all the time and giggle without fail. We also happen to love nachos. Give us all the nachos. We also love pulled pork, so I added smokey pulled pork and it made my nacho life complete. Make a little chipotle lime créma and this is perfect for your Superbowl party, finger-licking good! I've got recipes for . . .
For how much we love tacos around here - you gotta believe we are eating them for breakfast! This recipe was inspired by a dish I used to order at a local restaurant in Long Beach, CA called Hof's Hut. I always loved those yummy tacos for breakfast! I have such fond memories of dining there with my dear friend. That's what food is all about right? The memories and the meaning. These tacos combine chicken, eggs, cheese, and a chipotle cream sauce for a burst of flavor! Rocking . . .
Everytime we go to Melissa's house for bookclub makes this delicious baked Brie. She serves it over a nice baguette, has some other delicious dessert and we sit as close friends and talk about life, families and of course the latest novel. Book club is one of my favorite things in the world. It has brought good friends, amazing books and some serious delicious food into my life. This is not the first recipe I have snagged from a book club meeting. It's not even the first of Melissa's. What are . . .
FUUUUNERAL POTATOES...I tried to think of a better name, or another name they might be called, because, well- 'funeral potatoes' isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it's not the best either. Especially for one of the best all time comfort foods in the world. It's name almost suggests the opposite. Cheesy Funeral Potatoes are the perfect meal to serve at holidays, and parties. It's one of those dishes that can be made ahead, serve a ton, and tastes AMAZING. Who doesn't love a little cheesy . . .
My dear friend Erin, years ago, invited me to a cookie exchange during the holidays. At this gathering we were served the most delicious dip - Jalapeño Popper Dip. It was warm, creamy, with a little kick, and served alongside tortilla chips and fritos. Since that day, Erin has served these delicious dips at many get togethers - fight nights, football games, and bbqs. So when I asked her what I should take to my recent bunco night she instantly suggested this dip! It's a cinch to . . .
I've professed my obsession for biscuits and gravy here and here. I wanted cheddar, and I wanted chives. You'd think I'd have a pastry cutter, but apparently that's the one thing that will eternally escape my memory when I'm at Target. Hate that. Use two knives until the grated butter and shortening are somewhat incorporated, then I like to use my hands to crumble it all together until the fats are really ground in and your dough has a coarse meal. After you assemble your cold, chilled . . .
My husband works in the big city. He commutes on the train in, takes a subway to a LA skyscraper, works long hours and then goes back to his train to come home. During certain times of the year he works such long hours that he receives a budget for a food allowance. There is pretty amazing food in the city. Sometimes I'm lucky enough that he brings home half of the meal. S'mac n Cheese from the Nickel Diner is one meal I beg for him to bring home. It's the best mac n cheese you'll ever . . .
Mmmm...lunch. It can be my favorite or the thing I dread. This year I've been trying to share some adult lunch ideas with you all. I've been careful to make them quick and easy, but tasty as well. The other day I made Desi's creamy chicken tacos for dinner - they have become a favorite around our house. And I had a thought that I could spin that meal into a quick lunch. So, the next Sunday I whipped these up and served them to me and my husband while my little ones had plain . . .
This is an all time favorite recipe! Every time I take to a get together is downed so fast. First one to go. You just.can't.stop. its that good. It's easy, and you typically have these ingredients on hand for last minute dip needs... You can choose to do all the chopping by hand, or you can toss the ingredients into a food processor and let it do the world. I kinda like to do it by hand. Totally your preference. Throw the cheese and mayo in with the veggies and bake. Serve immediately (nice . . .