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Chicken Patties – & what I don’t like.. I love being able to recycle food into new dishes – mainly because I hate to waste food when I could provide one more delicious meal from it, and also because that is the way of my ancestors.

Chicken Patties – & what I don’t like..

Today I’m going to show you how to take leftover chicken and turn it into these delicious chicken patties. This is perfect if you have fried chicken (take off skin and shred it up!) , rotisserie chicken, or even leftover chicken fingers. If you’ve had these before, though, you’ll know why a lot of people cook chicken just to be able to make them! I guess these are kind of like Salmon patties. Asian Edamame Fried Rice. Make a healthier version of your favorite take-out! I'm a sucker for Chinese fried rice, but who knows how much oil is added when you order it out. Making it yourself is healthier and easy to do. For this healthy version of fried rice I used brown rice, edamame, carrots, scallions and onions. The beauty about making it yourself is you can add anything you want.

Easy Dinner Recipe: Slow-Cooker Black Bean Enchiladas. Slow Cooker Enchiladas Serves 4-6 1/2 yellow onion, diced small1/2 bell pepper, diced small (any color)1 16-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed1 cup frozen corn2 teaspoons chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cups cheese, shredded and divided - we like monterey jack2 16-ounce jars of your favorite salsa12 6"-8" tortillas, flour or cornOptional: 1 cup leftover meat - chicken, pork, hamburger, or shredded beef In a medium bowl, mix together the onion, pepper, black beans, corn, spices, meat (if using), and just 1/2 cup of the cheese. Pour about a cup of salsa (half a jar) into the bottom of the slow cooker and spread it around evenly. Scoop about 1/3 cup into one of the tortillas, roll it up, and nestle it into the bottom of the crock pot.

Continue with the remaining filling and tortillas to create a second layer. Serve the enchiladas with the remaining salsa. Additional Notes: Ruth's Chris Special Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe from CDKitchen. Ingredients ***For The Crust***1 cup brown sugar1/3 cup flour1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)2 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted ***For The Sweet Potato Mixture***3 cups mashed sweet potatoes1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggs, well beaten1/2 cup butter, melted directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Ruth's Chris Special Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe from CDKitchen

Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside. Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Nutrition 714 calories, 36 grams fat, 95 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein per serving. ratings & reviews Nov 18, 2013 mylove Can't go wrong with this recipe. Jun 24, 2013 riptide This is our favorite holiday recipe but I just made it again (in June) because I had a craving for it.

Dec 28, 2012 Guest Foodie Tried it for the first time on Christmas Eve. Cheesy Quinoa Cake recipe. I have been having a Wonder Years marathon.

Cheesy Quinoa Cake recipe

Its pretty awesome. Did you know netflix now has all the seasons on instant? Did you know that Winnie Cooper grew up to be some brilliant math person who tweets palindromes? Did you know that Travis from Clueless (Breckin Myer) pretty much plays the same exact character on the early episodes of The Wonder Years also? Its weird. Anyway, on the blog we have been posting a lot of Thanksgiving and party food recipes to gear up for December. Cheesy Quinoa Cakes with a Roasted Garlic and Lemon Aioli Makes 10 to 12 Ingredients:2 cups cooked quinoa2/3 cup grated fontina cheese3 tablespoons all purpose flour2 green onions, thinly sliced1 egg, lightly beaten2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper2 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oilsalt to tasteaioli:½ cup light mayonnaise1 head of garlic, roasted1 lemon, zested and juiced¼ teaspoon cayenne peppersalt and pepper to taste Directions: 1.

Chicken Pillows. Be sure and join me on Facebook for the latest updates on new recipes!

Chicken Pillows

When Derek and I first got married, he INSISTED I learn how to make Chicken Pillows because it was his favorite dinner.My initial thought was, “What on earth are Chicken Pillows?!” Once I tried them and bit into this “pillow” of joy and deliciousness, they soon became a favorite of mine, too! They are really, REALLY, good! By Chef in Training August 21, 2010 Yummy pillows of Chicken and Pastry Ingredients Print This Recipe Instructions Preheat oven to 400 FSoften 1/4 cup butter and 8oz. block of cream cheese. Enjoy!

Sweet Recipes to Try

The Pioneer Woman Cooks. This is an utterly scrumptious, super-flavorful pantry meal that happens to be one of the fastest ways to satisfy a curry craving that might strike you here or there.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks

I love chickpeas, but I mostly eat them cold, whether whole in salads or pureed in hummus. I forget how delightful they are in soups and sauces. And, unless the rumors are untrue, chickpeas are exceedingly good for you! Here’s how to make Chickpea Curry, one of my favorite pantry dishes of all time. If you’re a fan of curry, you’ll slurp up every bite.