I am a pepper freak!! I love peppers, I will eat them in anything and everything. But I have to admit, up until a few months ago. I had never heard/used Hatch Chiles before. The first time we got them in our basket was the same week we also had […]
Tell me what you eat, and I shall tell you what you are. -Jean-Anthelme Brilliat-Saravin After tonight’s dinner, with the above quote in mind, Jean would peg me as a lover of all things tropical and he would be right. I have long fantasized of changing my heritage to more […]
The Chile Relleno invokes images of deep fried, battered chiles, heavy beans, and a lot of gooey sauce. YUMM!! I needed a way to make this dish a bit quicker… And, yes, I will make the chile casserole version, soon. So, to be healthier and to make this a quick […]
As I planned for this pizza blog post, I started to think about making a breakfast pizza. Breakfast for dinner is totally acceptable in my household, in fact, we eat breakfast for dinner weekly. I knew that I could load a breakfast pizza up with veggies so I went to […]
When Joann suggested the idea of a collaborative Pizza & a Movie post, I got really excited. We eat pizza on a pretty regular basis, and getting the family together to watch a movie is one of the best ways to get the busy teenager in my house to actually […]
I am always on the lookout for ways to make my favorite store-bought snacks at home. I have learned that it is almost always less expensive and, considering the MSG, fillers, and preservatives added to most commercial products it is ALWAYS a healthier option (please note I said healthiER not […]
Variety is the very spice of life that gives it all it’s flavor. -William Cowper Growing up we ate out ALOT. I thought it was perfectly normal until I got married. My husband informed me that eating out 2-3 times per week was excessive and would take a whole lot […]
We’ve had an amazing couple of weeks with Hatch Green Chiles available, and we’ve been in chile heaven here. The majority of the chiles will be Enchilada Sauce, but we’ve been using them in other applications, too, like breakfast burritos, stews, and these patty melts.
PrintMake your own chili powder Prep Time: Cook Time: 15 minutes We sometimes receive dried chiles in our add-ons so I whipped up my own chili powder to make good use of them. You could double or triple this recipe based on the number of chiles that you had. This […]
You can do this with a variety of peppers and it will still be tasty, although the flavor will change a bit. Start by roasting your peppers. One batch is perfect for a pan of enchiladas.