Oregano Chicken

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For years I was strictly a white meat kind of girl.  I always chose the breast over the thigh.  Fortunately my husband enjoyed the dark meat so it balanced out quite nicely. Well, a few years ago I discovered how moist and lovely dark meat can be and started using chicken thighs in my cooking.  Not only are they nice and moist but they are also a lot less expensive! This recipe calls for chicken thighs but for you non dark meat eaters it would also work just fine with [Continue Reading...]

Chicken Enchiladas and Enchilada Sauce

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Today’s recipe is the fourth in the series of recipes I promised you that make quick and easy summer meals because they start with a rotisserie chicken.  You can pick one up at Costco or your local grocery store and dinner is halfway made. I love a good enchilada.  I prefer my enchiladas made with corn tortillas.  That is what I used for this recipe but if you prefer a flour tortilla it will work also. The first step is to use the chicken from your rotisserie chicken and combine [Continue Reading...]

Yummy Bowl and Sauce

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Today’s recipe has become a total favorite at our house the last couple of months.  I think we have had it at least once a week and for someone that rarely repeats recipes that is saying something!  My husband loves it!  I don’t think he would mind eating it several times a week and he usually does because it takes the leftovers to work. We first discovered the concept of a Yum Bowl a few months ago when Tessa returned from one of the many graduation parties she attended.  I [Continue Reading...]

Kalua Pork

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Earlier this week I asked for your help on Facebook.  I wanted to know what kind of recipes you wanted to see on the blog. One answer that came across more than once was quick and easy recipes, especially for those crazy nights when the kids all have something going on.  Crock pot recipes was another request. Today’s recipe fits those two requests perfectly.  In fact, it is a recipe that I can’t believe I have never shared before.  I guess it’s because it is one of those recipes that [Continue Reading...]