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Pico de Gallo, Cream Cheese and Shrimp Dip!

Pico de Gallo, Cream Cheese and Shrimp Dip!   This is a Great dip to add to a salad, or fill an avocado or just eat with chips or crackers.  The Pico de Gallo gives it just enough spice to keep you coming back for more!  ...

Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Spicy Cream Cheese and Shrimp!

Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Spicy Cream Cheese and Shrimp!   Sure grilled avocados are great by themselves, but stuff them with a spicy cream cheese and shrimp dip and they are a meal!  Served with another meal as an appetizer will make...

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo Salsa: This is one of my favorites to make and a great salsa to add to other recipes or to top your hamburgers and add to sandwiches.   Ingredients: 1 - 2 Tomato, seeded and finely diced (1 1/2 cups) 1 Bunch...

Grilled Avocados

Grilled Avocados are a real treat! By grilling your avocados, it really brings out a nutty flavor from the avocado.  Your avocados should be ripe (soft to the touch) and don't worry, grilling them won't make them all mushy.  We use Fuerte...

Bacon Maple Waffles

Bacon Maple Waffles. Once again Bacon just makes foods taste better!  This recipe will make 6 - 8 waffles depending on the size of your waffle iron.  Mine made 6. I added 5 slices of bacon crumbled but you can add more and next time I...

Bacon Wrapped Chili Dogs

YES! Bacon wrapped around a hot dog, deep fried and smothered with chili!  Oh, sooooo good!  YES Bacon makes everything taste better, are you kidding me?  So anyway, this is very easy to make and everyone will enjoy them.  Well,...

Avocado and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Sure, breakfast sandwich's aren't rocket science but sometimes you just need a good idea for a breakfast sandwich.  I should have added a tomato and some bacon, but that will be for another breakfast... We are keeping it simple this morning. ...

Huevos Rancheros with Mexican Style Hominy

Huevos Rancheros with Hominy.  Th is is a very easy and very delicious huevos rancheros dish using hominy instead of potatoes.  If you like hominy/posole you will LOVE this dish!  This recipe is for 2, so just adjust the...

Carnitas Empanadas using Masa (Corn dough)

Carnitas Empanadas using Masa (Corn dough).  There are other versions not using corn dough, but using Masa is the way to go.  Empanadas can be filled with just about anything, including mashed potatoes, chicken, steak, ground beef, pork...

Easy Slow Cooker Red Posole!

EASY to make Red Chile Posole!  We love posole, red or green (green is our favorite) and when you have company over this recipe is a hit!  Ingredients: 3-4 lbs pork shoulder 1 medium white onions, chopped 1 Tbls...

Chicken Pot Pie with BACON!

Chicken Pot Pie with BACON!  Yes with Bacon! I mean what doesn't taste better with bacon?  LOL of course you can make this without the bacon, but it's so good WITH bacon!  If you like chicken pot pies, you will love this...

Cheese Stuffed Crescent Rolls

These cheese stuffed crescent rolls go Great with pasta dishes! Cheese Stuffed Crescent Rolls Makes 8 per can of crescent rolls.  If you need to make more than 8, adjust amounts below per 8 servings. Ingredients: 1...

Leftover Turkey Quesadilla for Two

Leftover turkey isn't just for making sandwiches!  Here I am making quesadilla's with some leftover turkey!  And it's so delicuious, you'll wish you had leftover turkey all year.  I placed this recipe under lunch, but it's filling...

Cranberry Salad

This cranberry salad is soooo good!  It's My Favorite Dish! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups crushed pineapple 1 package cherry jello 1/3 cup sugar 3/4 cup raw cranberries 1/4 cup ground up orange 1 cup hot water 1/4 cup...

Mom's Heavenly Hash

Once you make and try this recipe, you will most likely include it in your holiday dishes. This takes 2 days to make. Ingredients: 1 can crushed pineapple (drain into a cup and set aside) 6 tbls granulated sugar 1 egg - beaten 1...

Glazed Ham Sticks

These ham sticks have been passed down generations and are part of every Thanksgiving dinner, but would make great appetizers for any meal.  Original recipe calls for "sweet milk" but we use regular milk as back in the day, regular milk was...

Tomato and Bacon Soup

Here's a great tasting tomato and bacon soup.  I used some frozen tomatoes from the garden.  YES I SAID FROZEN TOMATOES!  I know, it sounds crazy but we had a mess of Roma tomatoes. We had a hard freeze so we had to harvest. So what...

Cheesy Potato Soup New Mexican Style

What do you do when you discover you bought a bag of potatoes when you already had one? Make Cheesy Potato Soup New Mexican Style!  INGREDIENTS: 6 - 7 medium potatoes diced 1 medium onion diced 2 celery stocks diced (about a...

Chili Spaghetti - A Real Treat!

Looking for something to do with your leftover Chili? How about some Chili Spaghetti!  Over the weekend we had friends over to watch some football and made our Best Game Day Chili and New Mexican Cornbread.  Such a great recipe so we...

Delicious Rib-eye Steak Fajitas on the grill!

Delicious Rib-eye Steak Fajitas on the grill! This recipe will fill about 4 people to the gills! And that's not including any extra's like rice and beans!  If you like Fajitas, then you will love this recipe! INGREDIENTS: 2...

New Mexican Cornbread with Hatch Green Chiles!

New Mexican Cornbread with Hatch Green Chiles! YUM! Yeah, Hatch green chiles make this Mexican cornbread a New Mexican Cornbread :) This is not one of those secret recipes.  It's a cornbread recipe with New Mexico baked right in.  Give it...

Lasagna in a Cast Iron Skillet

Lasagna in a Cast Iron Skillet Ever crave lasagna while camping? This recipe let's you have it!  No oven necessary.  If you have a camp stove, you can have this lasagna while enjoying the great outdoors and it tastes great! ...

Virginia's Texas-Style Chili

This is a recipe from my 2nd mom Virginia :) and it's so good it made the newspaper some 10+ years ago in Monrovia, CA. Great for those football parties and of course anytime!  I really hope you give this a try because once you do, it will...

Mexican Pizza.... Soooo Good!

This is so easy to make and so good too!  Feel free to adjust your toppings with whatever you like.  I'm using left over hamburger, but you could use pulled pork, sliced up left over steak, chicken or just use vegetables.  It will...

Smothered Ground Beef Burritos

Here's another favorite that is so quick and easy to make. Plus, it's a build your own so everyone can have what they want inside.  These burritos can be served with beans and rice, but let me tell you this; the burrito alone is so filling that...

Pulled Pork Sandwiches using Pork Country Ribs

OK so we've all seen the sale packs of Pork Coutry Ribs with 8 - 10 ribs at the grocery store.  They're great if you plan on having company over or if you have a large family.  There's 2 of us at our house (when company isn't over) and we...

Albondigas Soup

This is so good! Such a good warm you up soup for those cold days, but also good anytime! Albondigas soup is a traditional Mexican meatball soup (“albondigas” means “meatballs” in Spanish) INGREDIENTS: For the...

Mmmmmm Peanut Butter Cookies!

Mmmmmm Peanut Butter Cookies! This is my favorite tried and true peanut butter cookie recipe!  Make plenty because they won't last long :) INGREDIENTS: ½ cup Peanut butter ½ cup Shortening ½...

Aunt Holly's Sweet Tea!

YES! Now you can have some of Aunt Holly's sweet tea when you are craving it!  If she's not available or is out of town (Again)!  You can at least try to make it yourself to tide you over. Of course it will never taste as good as having...

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce - So Easy, So Delicious!

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce - So Easy, So Delicious! This recipe is a staple at our house because it's that good, and so quick and easy to make!  This recipe is so easy anyone can make it!  And it only takes 30 minutes or less. Which...

Out of the Pantry #Huevos #Rancheros for Two!

Here's my out of the pantry Huevos Rancheros.  When we go to Mexican restaurants in the morning we will amost always order their huevos rancheros.  But one morning I didn't feel like going out to a restaurant but I was craving huevos...

New Mexico Lasagna

Oh, this one is very tasty but not for those on a diet :) New Mexico Lasagna  INGREDIENTS: ½ cup canola oil 16 corn tortillas 1lb. chorizo or hot Italian sausage 6 green onions 4 - 6 green...

The Best Game Day Chili - Or Anytime Really :-)

The Soon to be Your favorite Chili!   This chili is soooo good I try to make too much just so I have left overs!  I've included cooking directions for using either a pot or a slow cooker.  I love my slow cooker and prefer this chili...

Indian Fry Bread

FRY BREAD In my region the Indian Fry Bread is also called a Navajo Fry Bread and somethings just Fry Bread.  Regardless of what region you are in these are very tasty!  Either make this recipe or if you find one on a menu at a...

Indian Taco - Navajo Taco

INDIAN TACO - NAVAJO TACO In my region the Indian Taco is also called a Navajo Taco.  Regardless of what region you are in these are very tasty!  Either make this recipe or if you find one on a menu at a restaurant or roadside...

Waffles for Dessert? Oh Yeah!

Want an AWESOME Easy to make DESSERT? You will need a waffle iron to make this dessert. INDREDIENTS: Box of cake mix. Any flavor you like.  Ingredients below may vary from mix to mix.  We are using a Betty Crocker...

Easy Awesome Salsa

OK so I make this salsa that almost everyone comments that they love the salsa, who made it? Did you make it? Yeah, I made it :-) and it's so easy! INGREDIENTS: 2 - 3 14.5 oz cans of stewed tomatoes. I took it another step and now...

OMG Pork or Chicken Green Chili Posole... Mmmmm!

Chicken or Pork Crock Pot Posole ! This has become a favorite among family and friends! So easy to make and the results are incredible! Just put all of this together before you leave for work.  When you get home, add the hominy and green...

Zuppa Toscana - Olive Garden taste a-like :-)

Zuppa Toscana: Olive Garden taste a-like :) You may want to save this one to your Favorites because yeah, it's that good! 1 lb. Johnsonville Hot Italian sausage, links or ground. (Or your favorite sausage) (use hot to get that...

Very Easy Meatloaf

This easy to make meatloaf calls for ground beef, onions, egg, milk, and bread. It is topped with a mix of brown sugar, mustard, and ketchup before baking and it's sooooo good!  Hey, if I can make it, then so can you! Ingredients: ...