These ribs are unique because of the spicy rub and the combination of sweet brown sugar and spicy jalapeno peppers in the sauce. I always make them for my husband's birthday. —Shirley Manthey, Omaha, Nebraska Skip links
My mother used to make these for us when we were kids. When I left home, I was sure to take the recipe with me, and now it's one of my husband's favorite dinners. The meat mixture tastes somewhat like pizza. -Kimberly Speakman, McKinney, Texas Skip links
Beef enchiladas are typically prepared with corn tortillas, but my husband, Jeff, and I prefer flour tortillas. I use them in this saucy casserole that has irresistible home-cooked flavor and a subtle kick. —Jennifer Standridge, Dallas, Georgia Skip links
I've enjoyed cooking since I was a girl growing up in the Southwest. When friends call to ask me for new recipes to try, I suggest these flavorful fajitas. It's wonderful to put the beef in the slow cooker before church and come home to a hot delicious main dish. —Janie Reitz, Rochester, Minnesota Skip links
Though it's North African in origin, these days shakshuka is popular throughout the Middle East (particularly in Israel, where it may as well be one of the national dishes) and in hip neighborhood diners all over the coastal US. Given its versatility, it's easy to see why. It's quick; it's simple; it's easy to scale up or down; and it works for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack.
Chile Verde (La Frontera Style) recipe: This is my recreation of the chile verde made by La Frontera restaurants in Salt Lake City. It is best served over bean burritos, with shredded cheese, diced onions, and salsa as desired. Note: I am not associated with La Frontera; I created this recipe myself, with the goal of recreating the flavor of their chile verde.
Mini Strawberry Galettes by Wood and Spoon blog. These are small open hand pies made with a simple butter dough and filled with fresh strawberries. On top an easy almond crumble adorns each dessert and a sprinkle of powdered sugar finishes them off. These little personal sized desserts are a special was to use summer produce and are sure to impress friends at parties. Find the recipe and how to on thewoodandspoon.com [LINK]
This layered Southwestern meal just can't be beat. It gets its spicy flavor from green chilies, chili powder and cumin. Using a slow cooker liner inside of the cooker makes it easier to lift and remove the meal so it can be cut into individual wedges. —Judy Ragsdale, Queen City, Texas Skip links
Garlic Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Pasta - easy, comfort food dinner recipe. Chicken cooked in olive oil, with garlic, paprika, chili powder, and Italian seasoning, then combined with bacon, Ranch dressing and pasta makes a
Mexican Street Corn is a easy peasy side dish and a perfect side dish for any Mexican or Tex-Mex inspired meal. It's got a bunch of flavor and you can spice it up as much as you'd like! I've had requests upon requests to get this up as soon as I possibly can, and I have a moment of free time. So here's my gift to you in honor of Miss Pepper's Birthday Week, 'Mexican-Style Street Corn' also known as 'Elotes'. Now that summer is here, we will soon have access to loads and loads of fresh sweet corn from
This Low Carb Spinach & Mushroom Crustless Quiche has everything you love about a silky, creamy egg dish without the carbs! Protein packed and satisfyingly rich, this quiche is perfect any time of day and will leave you feeling satisfied without weighing you down!