Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

I can remember the first time I had Mexican street corn – it was a “side” that came with food truck takeout. My husband handed it to me; if it was typical corn on the cob I may have passed it up, but this version looked interesting…charred corn, a creamy sauce and lots of...

Oven Quesadillas

Oven Quesadillas

This was one of our recipes in level one cooking; we taught it in the dairy unit. It was novel for me because the quesadillas are cooked in the oven, whereas I’d been making them stovetop my whole life. What’s the difference? It’s less messy, it’s hands-off, and the tortilla, instead of being flat...

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

I’d like to get props for teaching my students how to make fish tacos over ten years ago; they’re a mainstream menu item now but it wasn’t the case then. These fish tacos have remained in my memory in such a way that I won’t order the dish off a menu; these are the...

Chilly Day Chili

Chilly Day Chili

Pretty sure I’ve mentioned before my weather related anxiety? It basically goes like this – on beautiful days I feel that I must spend hours outdoors and if/when I’m prohibited, I feel as if I’ve “missed out” and will never experience those moments in exactly the same way again. On cold or rainy days,...

Chicken and Sweet Potato Chili

Chicken and Sweet Potato Chili

I’ve been considering once a week chili for the cooler months of the year. Why? It’s healthy, the whole fam enjoys it, it comes together quickly, and it’s naturally gluten and dairy free (we don’t avoid dairy but you might). Also, this just in, there are about a thousand versions you can make. 

Chicken Spinach Enchilada Dip

Chicken Spinach Enchilada Dip

OH man. I’ve found my new go-to app. It’s crowd pleasing, naturally gluten free, and hearty enough to keep a pretty big group of people satisfied – kids included (Tessa’s a big fan). I got the idea from my favorite enchilada recipe and barely adapted the amounts to make it just a bit creamier,...

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