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Next time you find yourself looking for chicken dinner ideas, give these Chicken Chilaquiles a try. They are packed full of flavor and come together even faster if you have shredded chicken on hand!

Chicken Chilaquiles

Photo and Recipe Updated June 2014




Originally posted March 27, 2009 – Since first making this recipe over 5 years ago, it has become a household favorite. And although I didn’t even know how to say chilaquiles back then, I’m sure my kids will grow up knowing exactly what this recipe is all about!! This quick and easy dinner idea is sure to become a favorite for your family, too!

Today’s confession – I don’t even know how to say the title of this recipe. My husband kept asking me what I was making for dinner, and I just kept saying “a chicken dish!” So if anyone can help me out, I’d love to know how to say this!
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Breakfast made easy – these Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket will be a hit with kids and adults!

Breakfast Pigs in a Blanket



My kids love breakfast. I love breakfast as well, but I’m always so tired in the morning. So I’m always on the lookout for easy breakfast ideas, especially breakfast ideas for kids.

My kids also love anything that is hands on. Give them anything they can dip or dunk, and they will be over the moon. So when I came across the idea to make pigs in a blanket for breakfast, I knew it would be something that we all would love!!
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The ultimate baseball meal – tortilla chips are topped with a meaty, hot dog filled chili, then a creamy cheese sauce.

Chili Dog Nachos on Taste and Tell



It finally feels like summer is truly on us. I’m going to be cherishing every minute of our summer this year, as my oldest daughter starts kindergarten this year. Life is changing!! We have a huge bucket list, and it’s time to start checking some things off of that list.

On that list is going to a baseball game. My husband is a big baseball fan, and so going to games is a fun thing that we all like to do as a family. When I was growing up, the town that I lived in was known for a baseball tournament that they had every summer. Teams would come from all over the US, and it was a pretty big deal. So to this day, I love going to baseball games.

And of course, for me, the best part of going to the game is the food. :) And what says baseball more than chili dogs? Chili Dog Nachos!!
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Gooey chocolate is sandwiched between two layers of oatmeal cookies in these decadent bars.

Oatmeal Fudge Bars on Taste and Tell



I don’t know what has come over me. Normally, if I’m craving dessert, I’ll choose something fruity, or caramel, or vanilla. While I like chocolate, for some reason, it’s not usually my first choice.

But lately, I can’t get enough chocolate. Everything from Chocolate Coconut Ice to Banana Brownies to Double Malt Brownies.
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Homemade calzones are filled with 3 cheeses and sausage.

Ricotta Calzones with Sausage on Taste and Tell



Originally published on January 4, 2008 – Since it’s Father’s Day, I thought I’d bring back one of my husband’s favorite recipes. He loves calzones, and fell back in love with this recipe when I recently remade them. They take a little time since you are making the dough from scratch, but they are totally worth it!!

My mom called me this morning, and during our conversation, she asked me if my husband and I ever go out to eat. I told her that we don’t go to restaurants very often, and when we do, I am usually disappointed because I can usually make the same thing better at home. Not to make it sound like I am a better cook than most restaurants out here, but it just seems like the quality has been lacking the last times that we have been out. There is a restaurant in Park City called the Main Street Pizza and Noodle that we really enjoy whenever we are up in Park City. And they make a delicious calzone. But seeing that it is tourist season in Park City, and especially since it’s almost time for the Sundance Film Festival, we will be steering clear of Park City for the next few months. (Neither of us are fans of the crowds, or the fact that the prices go up during the tourist/ski season!) So what do we do instead? Make our own calzones!!
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Is it just me or does springtime mean babies galore??? Three of my blogger friends had babies in the last few weeks! Must be something in the water I think…. ;) I couldn’t be more excited to wish a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Alyssa (The Recipe Critic), Nikki (Chef in Training) and Elyse (Six Sisters Stuff)!

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To celebrate with these beautiful gals, a whole bunch of amazing bloggers and myself have put together a really fun GIVEAWAY!! Attention moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, future parents, and friends of people with babies: you will want to enter this giveaway! Check out all of these terrific prizes! I swoon for those Freshly Picked Moccs! Platinum?? Possibly the perfect color – they’ll go with everything!

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