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    King Ranch Casserole with a Twist

    Ingredients 1/2 cooked, shredded chicken (3 or so cups) 3 roasted poblano peppers, split 1 large onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 can roasted green chiles 1 can chopped jalapenos (or 2 chopped fresh, seeds removed) 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomato and green chiles 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 – 3 shakes chalupa sauce 2 teaspoons cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas (flour tortillas used in the photo) 3 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided – I used cheddar…

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    Brussel Sprouts ala MJ

    Last weekend a dear friend, Maryam, came to visit. She requested we make this recipe, and we did. We always have such fun. All I can say is – YEAH! I would do it all again! Ingredients • 10 ounces bacon, cut into strips • 2 tablespoons butter • 2 pounds Brussel sprouts, washed, (trim bottoms and cut sprouts in half) • Salt and pepper to season • 5 cloves garlic finely chopped • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream• 1/3 cup fresh shredded or grated mozzarella • 1/4 cup fresh shredded or grated parmesan cheese Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 375°F | 190°C. 2. Fry the bacon in a large…

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    Baked Potato Soup

      Is it cold where you are? Here is something to warm your heart and soul… Ingredients 3 bacon strips, diced 1 medium – large onion, chopped (depending on your preference, you can leave the peels on or remove them) 5 stalks chopped celery 2 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 can green chiles 2 cans chicken broth (small cans) 4 large baked potatoes, peeled and cubed (bake @ 375 for 1 hour) 1 – 1 1/2 cups milk 2-3 Tbs sour cream 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Directions In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Set bacon aside. Sautee…