Vegetable Enchiladas with Chile Gravy

Bubbly enchiladas loaded with black beans, corn, spinach and cheese baked in a smoky chile gravy.

For 11 years I lived a mere hour’s drive from the Mexican border. Sad to say… 

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Chorizo Chili

Red kidney beans were once my nemesis. My picky 8-year old self saw them as ginormous, starchy, foul-tasting enemies to be avoided at all costs.

My under developed taste buds found them so repelling I picked them out of my chili along with any onions, garlic or peppers. Every single one. No matter how tiny the piece. … 

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Southwestern Chicken Salad

This is my new favorite salad! I have an inkling it will be yours too, if you adore southwest flavors half as much as I.

A mix of crisp and cool romaine and iceberg lettuces tossed with corn fresh from the cob, earthy black beans, meaty olives, tomatoes and red onion then topped with homemade tortilla strips for crunch and tender, rotisserie chicken…. 

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