Bacon Wrapped Ranch Stuffed Chicken — The Saucy Impasta

If you’re like me, you end up with a hodge-podge of random ingredients and produce in your fridge around the middle to end of the week. Half an onion here, a lone jalapeno there, a few pieces of bacon… and nothing that looks like it can be turned into a real meal. Guess what? If… via…

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Easy Cheesy Mexican Fiesta Bake–Restaurant Style!

This cheesy and semi-sassy “any time” Mexican dish is sure to become a family favorite! It’s much more cost effective, healthy and delicious that any fast food restaurant I have found. Serve with a side of Spanish rice, maybe a little guacamole and you’re all set! Ingredients 1 1/2 – 2 pounds ground turkey, chicken…

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Pico de Gallo aka Salsa Fresca

In Mexican cuisine, pico de gallo literally means beak of rooster. Legend has it that fighting cocks are calmed by their handlers by placing the rooster’s head in their mouth. Yum! 😉 It is said that darkness causes birds to immediately begin the sleep cycle. Often as soon as the handler puts the bird’s head…

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Southwestern Chicken & Cheddar- Pepper Jack Queso Dip

What better to offer on this National Chip & Dip Day than this ooey gooey, Southwestern cheddar-pepper jack queso dip? The lusciousness is made heartier with the addition of chopped cooked chicken. The chopped chipotle peppers, jalapeños, and chili powder add some heat and intense flavors. Prepare a day ahead, cover and chill in an airtight container;…

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Top 10 Food Hacks of 2014 #2 “The Walking Taco”

imgur.com NOTE: Bring along a small bag of Fritos to work, chop veggies & place in ziploc bag, do the same for shredded cheese and meat. Pop meat in microwave to warm, add veggies and cheese and a packet of salsa. Done!

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Mexican Easy Cheesy Fiesta Bake–Restaurant Style!

This cheesy and semi-sassy “any time” Mexican dish is sure to become a family favorite! It’s much more cost effective, healthy and delicious that any fast food restaurant I have found. Serve with a side of Spanish rice, maybe a little guacamole and you’re all set! Ingredients 1 1/2 – 2 pounds ground turkey, chicken…

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Old West Style Cowboy Jack’s Jalapeño Bleu Burgers! Yee Haw!

Jalapeno with a Capital “J” This cheesy, juicy burger combines many flavors of the Old West and packs a little punch–just a little 😉 Spicy, sweet and slightly salty with an extra added kick! Serve with potato salad, Cowboy beans (the recipe will be served up shortly) and a crunchy ear of grilled yellow corn…Tarnation!…

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Cinco de Mayo Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

Cheddar cheese, jalapeño peppers and bread—a wonderful marriage of flavors! This loaf is very easy to make especially, if you use your bread machine for the mixing and first rise. This bread is wonderful served alone with butter alongside soups, salads, chili and stews. Pile it high with your favorite fillings because it’s great sandwich…

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