Quick Pesto Pasta

This is the perfect cheesy Italian comfort food for a busy night when you only have 10 minutes to make dinner. The sauce is a little expensive but when you consider that you’re only spending about $7 on a meal for two with leftovers it’s not so bad. You could always use a less expensive store-bought pesto, or better yet make your own fresh. I would love to try making the pesto fresh sometime, but some of us are plant-killers who can’t keep the variety of herbs alive long enough to make fresh. I think that I am destined to rely on pre-made pesto for the time being. Continue reading “Quick Pesto Pasta” »

Chicken Taquitos

These are by no means your ordinary taquitos. We make these at least once a month and enjoy the leftovers for breakfast and lunch for days. Every time we are preparing the filling for the taquitos we laugh about how unappetizing it looks. What can you expect from mixing ingredients like mexican rice, guacamole, chicken, and salsa in one big bowl? Nevertheless, when it comes to tasting time, these are always delicious.

I really don’t have a solid recipe for these. It’s more of an established process where we end up throwing in what we have on hand. I don’t even have precise measurements for the ingredients…the more you add to the filling bowl, the more taquitos you will have. So consider the ingredient list below as a guide, but don’t hesitate to experiment. Continue reading “Chicken Taquitos” »