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loaded twice baked potatoes

from Eating Well magazine.  I liked the amount of protein for the calories. :) Throw in a potato, I'm a happy girl. serves 2. 2 medium russet potatoes 4 [...]

white bean chicken chili

  I've found my go to chili con carne recipe, and now I'm expanding out into the world of chicken chili.  This is my first attempt! Adapted from [...]

crunchy ham and potato casserole

Okay, so I'm a little off schedule. I had a snafu with the ham. I had forgotten I bought a pre-cooked ham (you know, the kind that you reheat through), so I [...]

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Found this recipe over at $5 Dinners (a great website for creative budget-friendly cooking). Adapted it slightly, since I grilled my quesadillas folded in half [...]

scrambled egg enchiladas with black bean sauce

I fell in love with Rick Bayless on Top Chef Masters. I want to base a trip on going to one of his restaurants to have that mole sauce. I do. I'll admit [...]

Extra, Extra! Maple Sausage Breakfast Casserole

I made a big ol' tray of this today. Thanks to my friend Marie for sharing the recipe. She'd made it for a  brunch potluck and a baby shower and I fell in [...]

Wake Up Casserole

I had been looking for a way to use the leftovers from our Easter ham. I saw this recipe and thought there was no way that this couldn't be good, picked the [...]