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
When I made crockpot shredded chicken a couple of weeks ago I made a crockpot casserole with the remaining vegetables and juices. It was the easiest meal ever! After simmering for hours, the juices were full of flavor and I simply had to decided whether to add rice or pasta to the dish. Rice won out. I called it an enchilada casserole since it had similar flavorings and ingredients. Continue reading
I had a very large package of chicken breasts that I needed to use up. I was also leaving town for a few days and leaving my P.S. to fend for himself at mealtime. I decided a big crockpot of shredded chicken with Mexican seasonings and sauces would be versatile for meals. He could put it on buns or serve it over rice. It would last a few days in the fridge for quick fixes.