fiesta lime chicken

Jul 24, 2012 by

i love knockoff recipes.  most often, you can usually tweak them to be better than the original!  this is the case with fiesta lime chicken.  i’ve been making this dish for quite a long time (as in about the time tom and i started dating 9(!?!?) years ago).  it has evolved and changed several ways over the years.  it started as chicken breast, marinated in italian dressing, topped with queso and melted cheese, served over broken tortilla chips and mexican rice.  the only thing that has stayed the same is the cheese, chips and rice. slightly adapted from: america’s most wanted recipes for the marinade: 1 c water 1/3 c teriyaki sauce 1/2 lime juice (i used leftover nellie and joe’s from easter key lime pie, but usually use 4-5 freshly squeezed limes.) 3...

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zucchini bars

Jul 10, 2012 by

cravings are in full swing for this pregnant lady.  it started with anything peach, and then pickles, then to watermelon sorbet, then vernors, cream soda and my current craving is zucchini.  i was telling my mom about my cravings and she said, just plain zucchini??   no, not just straight-up zucchini, it needs to be covered in cheese or in bar form.  i don’t think there is any other way to eat zucchini!  well, maybe bread. this recipe was a summer staple in our house growing up.  at the end of summer, we’d have all kinds of vegetables coming out of our ears and mom would make this delicious treat.  it turned out just like i remembered and i feel a little less guilty about eating them, because they are full of veggies! source:...

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