Category Archives: Monterey Jack

A Wealth of Tomatoes, AGAIN!!


You may remember that I won 2 years in a row (2009 and 2010) in Dei Fratelli’s  Ripened Recipe Contest. Where there are 10 winners who win a year’s supply of Dei Fratelli tomato products. Well, one of my recipes … Continue reading

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What’s Gobble Gobble in Spanish? Turkey Tacos!!


I don’t speak Spanish, but I sure speak “Taco!” I took some browned, lean ground turkey and mixed that with sauteed onions, bell pepper and a packet of low-sodium taco mix. An easy way to get all of those nice spices … Continue reading

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East Meets South Tacos


I used Sauce Mama’s Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing in this tasty taco. I have created a lot of chicken dishes before with ground ginger or fresh ginger, but this was so flavorful that I really think that this dressing added … Continue reading

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As Promised


In my post yesterday, I promised to post the recipe I entered in the PERDUE® VERIFIABLY GOOD VIDEO CONTEST.  Here it is. Everyone loved the flavors and fusion of the oriental-style chicken in the tacos. The Perdue Thin Sliced chicken … Continue reading

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Coming Soon . . .


I entered a video in the PERDUE® VERIFIABLY GOOD VIDEO CONTEST. I’m still working on finalizing the recipe to be posted soon.  (Orange-Ginger Chicken Tacos with Citrus Salsa and Fiesta Sauce) I’ll also be trying to create an extended video for … Continue reading

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Spicy, Sweet and a Healthy Treat


Sometimes the word healthy has negative connotations, especially when children are listening. These spicy and sweet quesadillas will tickle their fancy. Not only are they easy to create, they’re healthy too. These quesadillas are baked, so no hot oil in … Continue reading

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Chile and Lime…Together in #FranksRedHot


This easy quesadilla dish not only offers the ease of cooking the dish by baking the filled tortillas, but also adds pre-cooked chicken breast strips, canned beans and tomatoes and an easy to make salsa. The spicy flavors of Frank’s … Continue reading

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Philly Week #2 and an Easy S.W. Dish


My week #2 (Savory Garlic Cooking Creme) Video Entry: I had never created my own Quesadillas before last week. And now that I have, I don’t think I’ll quit!! It was one of the easiest dishes and if it was … Continue reading

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Crescent Creations for a Contest


I had fun creating 3 different recipes using Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough for a Pillsbury Video contest. On the “Contests Entered” page of this blog, I have uploaded the video that I entered. Here are the recipes of the dishes that … Continue reading

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