Easy Cheese Enchiladas

cheese enchilada

Okay, fair warning...these are most definitely an Irish girl's definition of a cheese enchilada.  They include cottage cheese.  They include lots of other stuff too, including salsa and cheddar and jack cheese and chili powder and corn tortillas, but they DO also feature cottage cheese.  Please don't let that scare you away...these are easy and spicy and creamy and delicious, and if you can get past the whole cottage cheese thing I think you're going to love 'em. Read More & Get the Recipe

Stacked Chicken Enchiladas


Okay, consider this a warning:  make this extremely fun recipe when you and everyone around you is extremely hungry.  This is not a recipe for the faint of heart, or anyone not wearing an elastic waistband. We're talking chicken, cheese and - count 'em - six tortillas in each stack.  Now that's not to say that you can't cut the stack into sections and give each person a section.  That's what the Southern husband and I did, and after we had plowed our way through a reasonable section of each of our respective halves, we gave each other the "I'm So Full I Can't Eat Another Bite Even Though I Really Really Really Want To" look.  Marital look # 274, right behind the "I Think It's Definitely Your Turn To Let The Dog Out" look. Now that we've gotten all that out there, let me just say that if you are a little bored with all the usual Tex-Mex recipes in your repertoire,  this is a delightful and pretty easy departure, especially if you (like me) have some leftover cooked chicken that Read More & Get the Recipe

Chicken Enchilada Soup


Yes, you are seeing things correctly -- those ARE in fact Fritos floating on the top of this soup.  I can explain. At one point in my obsession with collecting cookbooks, I had one called something like, "Best Recipes From The Back Of Jars And Boxes." Or something like that. I tried to find it the other day in my ever-expanding cookbook collection. I love my cookbook collection, but it has gotten big enough that it is kinda hard to find any one particular thing you are looking for. (By the way, I just noticed that there is a book called Family First Aid Book right in the middle of all the cookbooks. Um.) Anyway, I can't seem to lay my hands on that cookbook, but I know I have it somewhere and today's recipe is in that particular culinary genre: the "back of the box" category. And all I can say is, don't knock it until you've tried it, because this recipe (among various others in my motley collection) is a rocking good soup. This recipe was inspired by one the back of the Read More & Get the Recipe