JenE’s Best Mexi-Chicken Filling

I had planned to make Smothered Chicken Enchiladas but forgot to buy cream cheese. I had really been looking forward to them, so I decided to make do. To be honest the Chicken Enchilada recipe is basically a modified version of  the Taquito recipe, so tweaking is fine. So, I was looking at my fridge…

Mexican Tea

Mexican Tea 1 large can pineapple juice 1 2-quart pitcher of sweet ice tea Remember my blog on Summertime Drinking?  Well, my mom responded with this quick and easy Party Punch idea.  Plus, I needed a reason to practice blogging here. Directions: Mix together for a refreshing party punch.  That easy! Check out Summertime Drinking…

Salsa Month!

May is National Salsa Month!  I will celebrate with the easiest salsa recipe ever! (Bonus: Salsa is usually low in fat and calories, and half a cup can sometimes count as a veggie serving!) Amy’s Super Easy Salsa1 Can Chunk Ro-Tel1 lime, halvedCilantro to taste, thinly chopped Drain Ro-Tel well, squeeze lime juice over Ro-tel…

Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I am pleased to share my Easy Peasy Gaucamole Dip. Jen’s Easy Guac2 large, ripe avocados (peeled and cut into chunks or mashed)1 small – med tomato, diced1 small onion, chopped1 lemon or lime, halvedCilantro, optionalSalt and pepper to taste Just combine everything in a bowl, except lemon or…

Southern Baked Beans

Jen’s Baked BeansI should warn you know that Baked Beans are an example of my family’s cooking at its most ingenious. I told you all in my first post that if it wasn’t easy and fast that I didn’t want to do it. Main Ingredients:2 cans Pork and Beans Throw Ins:Ground hamburger, cookedCooked ham or…

Easy Pasta Salad

Super Easy Pasta Salad1/2 lb uncooked pasta1 medium tomato, chopped1 large bottle Italian Dressingvegetables of choice (broccoli, bell pepper, olives, etc), chopped Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cooked ten minutes, or until tender. Drain and pour into a large dish. Let cool. Add tomatoes and other vegetables….

Summertime Drinking

Whether your hot because you live in the hot and humid South or because you’ve been outside boating, playing baseball, and generally living it up for summer, a good drink is going to be on your mind. Sure an ice cold Coke or beer is going to hit the spot right after that big game…

Summertime in the Suburbs

Let’s face it. I’m from the South…the real South, where Summertime means Sweet Tea, Fried Chicken, Porch Swings, and Mosquitoes as big as your hand. Summer is HOT, HUMID, and exhausting… take a day to spend out on a lake and GRILL OUT! So I’ve decided to start a series on Summer Foods! I’ve already…