King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken is a famous Texas casserole made with chile peppers, tomatoes, cheese and tortilla chips. With layers of gooey goodness, it’s immensely comforting and exactly what you expect from Tex-Mex food, one of my favorite cuisines on the face of the Earth. Spicy, creamy and crunchy all at the same time with a ton of different textures and flavors to keep your taste buds busy. And happy!… 

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Athenos Feta Cheese Prize Pack Giveaway: What Would Yiayia Say?

I spend excessive amounts of time glued to my computer screen. For long stretches of time. I shop. I blog. I socialize. I search for recipes. All of which Yiayia disapproves.

Athenos Yiayia is the quintessential traditional Greek grandmother. … 

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Tomato Cheddar Pie

One of my yearly traditions is to bake a savory tomato pie. Being that it’s a little on the heavy side I try to time it right so the weather isn’t sweltering hot. Right now is the perfect time.  The days have grown noticeably shorter, the nights are tinged with a slight chill and an abundance of fresh, juicy tomatoes can be found both in the markets and in my garden…. 

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Cream of Tomato Soup

Can you believe I was scared of this? Scared to make tomato soup. I was scared it would taste like pasta sauce.

A strong, incessant craving demanded I make it anyways. A craving that didn’t care if I never made it before and hadn’t eaten it in years.

So I did what any hard-pressed person would do…. 

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Cheesy Baked Chicken Penne

A baked pasta dish that screams out loud of comfort with its creamy cheese sauce, tender pieces of white meat chicken and diced tomatoes.

Chances are you have everything on hand to make it right now. Yes, this very minute.

Everyone will love it, even the pickiest of eater! It’s like a long lost friend to mac and cheese…. 

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Italian Meat Sauce and Pasta

Meat sauce takes me right back to the days of my youth when this would grace our table all the time. It was one of my favorite meals. Then we stopped having it. For whatever reason, a once or twice a month occasion turned into a once a year event. I can’t tell you how wrong that is. On so many levels…. 

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