Chicken Enchilada Chili

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Want to know what happens when you add more taco seasoning than chili powder to your favorite chicken chili?!  It becomes Chicken Enchilada Chili.  The key is making the enchilada sauce first, before dumping in all the chili ingredients. Prep the sauce...which becomes the base for the chili. Beef broth plus 1 can of tomato paste, plus some water. Whisk 'er … [Read more...]

Grilled BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

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I'm loving the grill this summer.  Last summer I didn't do much of the grilling...I left that up to Steve.  But this summer, the grill has taken on a whole role in my cooking. Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, diced and coated in BBQ sauce ($1.66) 1/2 cup BBQ sauce ($.25) 8 tortillas ($1) 1-4 cups shredded cheddar cheese ($.75-$3) I used 1 cup for Steve's full size … [Read more...]

Grilled Balsamic Chicken

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So it's almost 90 today here in Ohio. I'm sure it's some sort of heat record. And if it's not it should be. It's making me tired. And cranky. And the bazillion little cottonwood seeds drifting through the air, and some other pollen are wrecking havoc on my allergies.  (I just took a Benadryl, so if the end of this doesn't make sense, you'll know why.) I turned the A/C on … [Read more...]

Baked Black Bean and Salsa Chicken

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See that corn up there?!?  The "summer price" of $.25/ear is here a bit early this year!  I couldn't help myself and snagged a few for this week.  The boys L-O-V-E corn and I love watching them munch it off the corn.  It's sorta cute! This *might* just become my new "go-to" meal.  It's way low maintenance...as long as you get it into the oven in time!  It was delicious … [Read more...]