Mozzarella, Bacon and Corn Salad

Corn, Bacon & Mozzarella Panzanella

Panzanella is an Italian bread and tomato salad that might just be the perfect summer salad! It’s great for using up a bounty of fresh tomatoes, herbs and just about any other type of vegetable you have on hand whether it be from your garden or friendly neighborhood farm market.

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Empanadas

Cream Cheese Chicken Empanadas

Flaky pastry crust wraps itself around shredded chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, corn and jalapeños to make these golden brown beauties. A kind of play on jalapeño poppers. . .Only better ’cause there’s chicken, corn and pie crust involved. Where ever there’s buttery, tender pie crust you can find me.

Cheesy Skillet Tex-Mex Rice

Cheesy Tex-Mex Rice

Skillet Tex-Mex rice with black olives, red bell peppers, corn, chili powder and sharp cheddar cheese. The moment I set eyes on this I had to have it but the technique, at first, totally scared me off. I kept coming back to it until I finally caved from wanton food lust. The original recipe from… 

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