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Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos

Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos
Make them with some sides for a fun dinner or for appetizers or snacks at a party. Whatever you make them for, this is totally “fun food”! And if you’re viewing this in a feed reader, come on over and check out our Daily Bite section that’s full of links to more fun food! Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos 1/3 C (3 oz) cream cheese 1/4 C green salsa 1T fresh lime juice 1/2 t cumin 1 t chili powder 1/2 t onion powder 1/4 t granulated garlic, or garlic powder 3 T chopped cilantro 2 T sliced green onions 2 C shredded cooked chicken (for extra yumminess, use grilled taco chicken!) Work with a few tortillas at a time and heat in the microwave until they are soft enough to roll without cracking. Place 2-3 T of chicken mixture on the lower third of a tortilla, keeping it about 1/2 inch from the edges. Then roll it up as tight as you can. Place seam side down on the baking sheet. Place pan in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and the ends start to get golden brown. Related:  Picky Eatings

Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served. The cupcakes are made by Heirloom LA, a catering business. About the size of a muffin, a single lasagna cupcake was a delicious meal. After seeing how much my daughter enjoyed them (she ate my entire cupcake and I had to order a second one), I decided I had to try making them at home. After a bit of research, here is my method. The ingredients are fairly simple. Spray or wipe the cupcake tin with olive oil for prevent sticking and add a little flavor. Once you filled in the first layer, gently press another wrapper in, forming another cup. Once you've placed the second wrapper, repeat the filling as you see fit. A bit of Mozzarella cheese on top of it all. I baked them for 20 minutes at 375° F and then come out perfectly browned. If you remembered to use olive oil, they should slide out easily with top crispy and the wrapper moist and tender. The small cupcake size works well for us.

Chicken Gyros Juicy, tender, marinated chicken piled high on a warm pita and topped with red onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, and homemade tzatziki sauce. This recipe is an easy and delicious way to recreate your favorite Greek chicken gyros at home. I love Greek food, it ranks right up there as my favorite ethic food. One of my favorite restaurants in Indianapolis is Santorini Greek Kitchen. It is incredible! Chicken Gyros Printer Friendly Version Ingredients: 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast4 cloves garlic, smashedJuice of 1 lemon2 teaspoons red wine vinegar2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil2 heaping tablespoons plain yogurt1 tablespoons dried oreganosalt and pepper to taste1/2 recipe of tzatziki1 large tomato, chopped1 red onion, sliced thin1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese4 pitas Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, oil, yogurt, and oregano. Source: adapted from Beantown Baker, originally from Elly Says Opa Leave a Comment

How to Make Pizza Without Dough | « LXRCUISINE - StumbleUpon I was getting kind of sick of ordering delivery pizza (this happens at least 2-3 times a month). It was time to put a spin on gourmet pizza, but I just didn't know what it would be. Without pizza dough or an oven that is capable of creating the perfect pizza crust (I don't have an oven that can go up to a 1000 degrees), I decided I would use potatoes instead. This recipe is elegant enough to serve at a dinner party, but easy enough that you can cook it within 5-15 minutes. For 4 small, personal sized pizzas 4" in diameter, you will need: 2 large potatoes peeled and cleaned4 teaspoons salt (to flavor the potatoes) I'm doing four different flavor combinations here, and the measurements for each combination will top 4 small pizzas or 1 large pizza. Cheese & pepperoni pizza: 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese1/4 cup marinara sauce10 slices of pepperoni (or as much as you like)7-8 leaves of fresh basil Mushroom swiss and ham pizza: Shrimp scampi pizza: Bleu cheese & arugula pizza: Thanks for reading.

santa hat brownies « daisy's world Aren’t these Santa Hat Brownies just so cute? Thanks to Erica’s Sweet Tooth for the inspiration. I was looking for a fun and simple holiday treat and I ran across a recipe on her website. They’re so good and easy to make, especially since I bought Trader Joe’s Ready to Bake brownie mix (just pour the ready-made brownie batter in an 8-X 8-inch pan and bake for 22-25 minutes). You can use ready-made brownie bites or bake a pan of your favorite brownies. Update: November 17, 2013 This year, I plan to bake these Santa Hat Brownies and other holiday treats to give as gifts to friends and co-workers. Note: I have been paying for Picmonkey’s monthly Royale Plan for the past year. Santa Hat Brownies Yields 12-16 brownies Ingredients: 1 pan of your favorite brownies, cooled and cut into desired size and shape (I used a round cutter) 12-16 small strawberries, cleaned and hulled vanilla-mascarpone buttercream (recipe below) To assemble, pipe a ring of vanilla buttercream on top of each brownie.

Spicy Honey Chicken This is one of my family’s favorite meals. Both kids and adults gobble it up every time I make it. I love the combo of a savory spice rub combined with a sweet honey glaze. It’s pretty quick and easy too. You don’t have to think ahead about marinating because you’re just throwing together a spice rub. And after the spices have grilled into the chicken, you slather on a honey glaze. In addition to cider vinegar and honey, you’ll need an assortment of spices: garlic, chipotle chili powder, chili powder (oops, forgot that one in the pic!) Spicy Honey Chicken Recipe by Our Best Bites 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, about 2lbs (Yes, Thighs!!) 2 t vegetable oil Rub 2 t granulated garlic 2 t chili powder 1/2 t onion powder 1/2 t coriander 1 t kosher salt 1 t cumin 1/2 t chipotle chili powder Glaze1/2 C Honey 1T Cider Vinegar Combine the rub spices in bowl and mix well. Use kitchen shears (or a pair of clean scissors) to trim off any excess fat from the chicken pieces.Pat dry. Ingredients:

Have You Ever Heard of Swirl Pizza? [Photographs: Hawk Krall] Alex's Pizzeria 400 Leverington Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19128-3312 (map); 215-483-6126 Pizza style: Thin-crust SwirlOven type: Gas The skinny: Super sweet sauce swirled on top of the cheese at this tiny neighborhood take-out spotPrice: $8.52 for a small, $9.50 for large. Swirl Pizza is a style found along the Schuylkill river towns just northwest of Philadelphia. Alex's is as bare bones as it gets. I watched the pizzamaker toss the dough by hand and stretch it out on a floured counter. Since there aren't any chairs and we didn't want to wait twenty minutes to get home, we plopped the box on the roof of the car and dug in right there on the street. An interesting thing about the spiral pattern of sauce is that your first bite might be all cheese, the next cheese and sauce, and no two mouthfuls are ever the same. Topping choices, like everything else at this place, are minimal. Have you ever had swirl pizza?

Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake I swear buttermilk is magic. I’ve dwelled on this before. Buttermilk seems to turn everything to gold. Super-moist, super-delicious gold. Anyway, I needed a simple, summery, breakfasty, cake-like-but-not-dessert-like recipe to make this morning. Nobody. Buttermilk-Blueberry Breakfast Cake Ingredients ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tsp. lemon zest or more — zest from 1 large lemon 7/8 cup* + 1 tablespoon sugar** 1 egg, room temperature 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups flour (set aside 1/4 cup of this to toss with the blueberries) 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. kosher salt 2 cups fresh blueberries ½ cup buttermilk**** 7/8 cup = 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons** This 1 tablespoon is for sprinkling on top*** To make homemade buttermilk, place 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice in a liquid measuring cup. Instructions Preheat the oven to 350ºF. copyright alexandra\'s kitchen

Grilled Chicken and Apple Sandwich Recipe - Grilled Sandwiches Recipes Canned Chicken Sandwiches Recipies This sandwich cooks beautifully either on a nonstick skillet or in your George Foreman dual sided indoor grill. It's one of my favorites. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Yield: Serves 6 Ingredients: 12-oz. can dark and light meat chicken, drained1/2 cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon lemon juice1-1/2 cups grated Swiss cheese2 stalks celery, chopped1 apple, finely chopped1/2 cup grated carrot, if desired12 slices whole wheat bread2 Tbsp. butter Preparation: In small bowl, combine chicken, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Swiss cheese, celery, apple, and carrot. Calories: 429 Fat: 21 grams Sodium: 550 mg Carbs: 36 grams Fiber: 4.9 grams

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