One Pot Chicken Tortilla Casserole

One Pot Chicken Enchilada Bowl

One Pot Chicken Enchilada Bowl

I was looking for a way to use chicken breasts and some leftover rice. I also had leftover corn tortillas and I thought of trying a dish similar to my Mexican Bowl I make with beef. I could use a variety of ingredients to bring together a bowl of enchilada goodness. It would also be similar to my Mexican Lasagna that I make with either beef or chicken. I was definitely aiming for a Mexican comfort food served in a bowl. Continue reading

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

I normally make Swedish meatballs around the winter holidays but we’d just had a big meatball feed.  While my daughter, son, cousin and I made our yearly lefse, I had a crockpot of meatballs and another crockpot of mashed potatoes going for our dinner break.  There were leftovers for a couple of days so I had my craving sated for a few months.  Time for some new meatballs for our Christmas lunch. Continue reading

Popcorn Salad {Say WHAT?}

Popcorn Salad

Popcorn Salad

Being a blogger around the holidays isn’t always easy.  My family likes me to make their traditional favorites and since I blogged most of them the first year, I’m at a loss for posts.  I solved the problem by making at least one new side dish and one new dessert every holiday.  The holidays where we have large family gatherings are always the best.  More people = more food! Continue reading