Tag Archive | "cheese"

Castello Moments Recipe Roundup & Hirten-Dill Crisps

Thursday, August 1, 2013


We are still working our way through the delicious Castello cheese rounds that I received as part of this Castello Moments Alps Selection Cheeses sampling. After making my Castello Moments Alps Selection Three-Cheese flat breads last week, I remembered an appetizer that my mom made so often at dinner parties when I was little.

Turkey Chili Cheese Fries

Thursday, May 12, 2011


These turkey chili cheese fries are a great way to feed your family veggies and lean protein because the turkey chili is loaded with peppers, tomatoes, ground turkey, beans and more. Plus, by baking the hand-cut French fries, this rendition of chili cheese fries offers a healthier alternative to the standard ballpark dish.

Chicken Enchiladas

Sunday, April 10, 2011


These enchiladas come together quickly because the tortillas, chicken and sauce can be prepared in advance. Using homemade ingredients produces the yummiest result but if you are short on time or energy you can always substitute store-bought versions.

Ham & Cheese Croissants

Sunday, March 27, 2011

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In this savory croissant, the ham and cheese are baked inside the buttery pastry dough to make a warm, panini-style sandwich that is great for a main meal or as the side to a soup or salad.

Green Eggs and Ham

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


I made green eggs and ham again to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday which is tomorrow {March 2}. This time I used spinach juice instead of green food coloring to make the green eggs. The natural dye of the spinach turned the eggs a beautiful green and you won't even taste the spinach.

Love Apples

Sunday, February 13, 2011


Love Apples, otherwise known as tomatoes, were once believed to have aphrodisiac powers and were called pommes d'amour in French (literally, apples of love). It is a fitting name for a rich and creamy Valentine's Day side dish.

Chili in Baked Potato Bowls

Monday, November 1, 2010

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Serve your favorite chili in baked potato "bowls" for a hearty and nutritious meal. The chili helps to disguise the skins of the potatoes which are actually the most nutrient-dense part of the potato.

Homemade Pizza Pockets

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Pizza pockets are easy to make at home. My family liked the sausage & mushroom-filled pockets and the spinach & three cheese-filled pockets but you could use whatever filling you want.

Beef Flautas

Saturday, September 11, 2010


Flautas (Spanish for flutes) are a similar concept as taquitos but are typically a little larger and made with flour tortillas. As I did with my taquitos, I baked my flautas for a healthier version, filling homemade flour tortillas with a simple taco beef filling and cheese.

Beef Taquitos

Friday, September 10, 2010


Taquitos ("little tacos") are tightly-rolled tortillas, typically filled with chicken or beef and then deep-fried. I baked my taquitos, filling homemade corn tortillas with a simple taco beef filling.

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