Jambalaya 3.0

Creole Jambalaya

Creole Jambalaya

This jambalaya recipe was created by  combining a jambalaya recipe from my dear, late friend Wanda and a jambalaya recipe from my favorite (unfairly cancelled) show, The Chew.  The recipes are both from New Orleans residents, both with a Creole influence.  The Creole version contains tomatoes.  I can’t imagine jambalaya without tomatoes and have always included them. Continue reading

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

Fun with Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Asparagus

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Asparagus

We weren’t done with our fall spaghetti squash binges yet. My P.S. (Purchaser of Squash/ hubby) brought home another spaghetti squash and I went searching for recipes. I didn’t find what I wanted. I had fresh asparagus and mushrooms and some frozen sweet bell peppers I wanted to use along with some leftover rotisserie chicken breasts. It was going to be another version of Chopped in my kitchen! Continue reading