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Vegetarian Mexican Casserole

I love casseroles, but my children are just starting to appreciate them. And often, when I can get one of my children to eat a dish, my other kids won’t touch it. This one is an exception. The combination of … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork for sandwiches (and six other ways to eat it all week!)

Pulled pork is one of those things that I just cannot fathom buying pre-made. I mean, I get the appeal of a no-work dinner…but pulled pork is about as close as you can get to doing no prep. The slow … Continue reading

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I love limeade. The thing is, I can hardly stand to actually pay for limeade. I don’t like the overly-sugary taste of frozen limeade concentrate, and Simply Limeade – which is simply delicious! – is pretty expensive. So when I … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas for a Crowd

Fajitas are a fun party food, but trying to get all the different components to be ready at the same time can be frustrating. That’s why this recipe is such a help: the meat and the vegetables cooking is very … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

This is one of those recipes that is simple but flavorful. Theresa and I originally made it as a freezer-to-slow cooker meal: dump the ingredients in a bag and then thaw and slow cook. But when Theresa made hers, she … Continue reading

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Cowboy Caviar (Avocado, Corn, & Tomato Salsa)

I was introduced to this salsa in college. It is so colorful and vibrant – from the green avocado, onions, and cilantro and the red tomatoes and yellow corn – and it smells fantastic. It’s great to make a few … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

This is a recipe I’ve cobbled together over the past few years, with techniques borrowed here and there from other recipes that didn’t quite fit the bill. (Thanks to America’s Test Kitchen, Cooking Light, Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook, … Continue reading

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Three easy recipes for Taco Night

Taco Night is a big deal in my house, for several reasons. First is that everybody loves tacos. Second is that, even though we’re all eating from the same spread of food, everyone is able to customize their plate to … Continue reading

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Homemade Tortillas

My girls eat a LOT of quesadillas. My youngest has one for lunch nearly every day. So there are definitely times when we are running out and a trip to the grocery store is not going to happen. That is … Continue reading

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