Pinto Beans and Cornbread


Alrighty then…tonight a fairly easy meal. Especially so tonight because I used a box mix for the cornbread. I do have a decent cornbread from scratch recipe but I was in a hurry today. I have been on a mission to get the richness of Louisiana beans in my pintos. I think I have gotten […]

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Chocolate Tres Leches Cake


Chocolate Tres Leches Cake Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients 1 (18.25 oz.) package Pillsbury® Devils Food Cake 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil 1 1/4 cups water 3 large eggs MILK MIXTURE 1 (14 oz.) can Magnolia® Sweetened Condensed Milk 3/4 cup half and half 3/4 cup Magnolia® Evaporated Milk 1 […]

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Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe


Mexican Green Bean Salad Recipe Print OptionsPrint (no photos)Print (with photos) Make sure to use the freshest green beans you can find. Good green beans should feel firm and should snap in half, not bend, when you try to bend them. Ingredients 1 lb fresh green beans, strings removed, ends snapped off, cut in half […]

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Sauted veggies


Sauted Veggies You can personalize this dish as much as you want. I make it pretty regularly as it is one of my husbands favorites but I use different veggies along with the zucchini and onions (Those are always part of the recipe!) Cook time: 20 Min Difficulty: EASY Prep time: 15 Min Serves: 6 […]

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Tangy Thai Chicken


Tangy Thai Chicken Juicy chicken breasts marinated, then basted with a tangy Thai flavored sauce made with coconut milk, lime juice and a touch of hot sauce. Ingredients: •1 cup coconut milk •1 cup fresh lime juice •1/2 cup rice wine vinegar •2 Tablespoons fish sauce •3 green onions, finely minced •2 cloves garlic, finely […]

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Banana Walnut Cake


I was trying to figure out what to do with the over-ripe bananas in my fridge yesterday.I kept looking for a recipe I liked but couldn’t really find one so I created my own. Something I did which I really liked (I found this on someone elses cake recipe) is instead of oiling and flouring […]

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Chile Con Queso


Chile Con Queso (Chile-cheese Dip) Yield: 1 3/4 cups Warming Time: Approximately 10-15 minutes. 1 cup grated American cheese 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese Chopped green chile* 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 cup cream, approximately 1. In medium-weight pan melt cheese on low heat. Add cream and stir constantly to […]

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