Southwest Bean Salad

Southwest Bean Salad

When summer arrives in Kansas, I turn to quick and easy meals that are light and often cool. I’ve mentioned before that my husband is a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, but even he enjoys this hearty Southwest Bean Salad in the summertime. Just be sure 

Lemon-Lime Margaritas

Lemon-Lime Margaritas

Lemon-Lime Margaritas are a perfect way to wind down after a hot, summer day. Icy cold and citrusy with fresh limes, lemons, and orange juice.

Potluck Enchilada Casserole

Potluck Enchilada Casserole

I’m always on the lookout for recipes to take to our church potluck dinner. This Potluck Enchilada Casserole is a great choice when you have a Mexican theme.

Tortilla Pinwheels

Tortilla Pinwheels

Tortilla Pinwheels is a recipe shared with me by my niece Sandy, who always brings them to our family gatherings.¬†They are wonderful. And they are always devoured. Quickly. What’s not to love? Picante Sauce, Black Olives, Cheddar Cheese, Cream Cheese, Ham. Yum! They are also 

Slow-Cooked Tortilla Chicken Soup

Slow-Cooked Tortilla Chicken Soup

Slow-Cooked Tortilla Chicken Soup is perfect for a large gathering or church potluck. Packed with flavor from chicken, onion, bell peppers, pinto and black beans, creamed corn, tomatoes, green chilis, and seasonings, this soup leaves you satisfied.

Fish Tacos with Lime Crema

Fish Tacos with Lime Crema

Here’s a recipe I tried after tasting my first Fish Tacos with Lime Crema at Kip’s Grill in Creede, Colorado. Small pieces of tender fried fish tucked inside a fried corn tortilla with fresh slaw and avocado and topped with delicious lime crema. Yum!

Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

Our middle daughter loved making Flour Tortillas when she was in 4-H. In fact, it was the first bread-making recipe that she entered at our county fair. Here’s a recipe you can make for your family that will rival store-bought flour tortillas . . . 

Homemade Garden Tomato Salsa

Homemade Garden Tomato Salsa

Every summer, gardens seem to overflow with tomatoes. At least, my folks’ garden is that way. I usually try to make salsa at least once when this happens. This Homemade Garden Tomato Salsa recipe is a perfect way to make use of your garden produce. 

Guacamole Dip

Guacamole Dip

(This post was slightly modified on 10/5/21) Here is a yummy Guacamole Dip perfect for outdoor barbecues or the next time you make Mexican food. Up until a few years ago, I had never tasted an avocado. I always thought they were slimy and gross. 

Baked Mexican Egg Rolls

Baked Mexican Egg Rolls

We love egg rolls at our house and these Baked Mexican Egg Rolls are wonderful appetizers to serve at your next family gathering!