hash browns

Jan 24, 2010 by

i’ve mentioned this before, but breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  (i have a lot of food favorites.) 🙂  yesterday, tom and i made a wickedkillersweet breakfast with hash browns and breakfast burritos.  tom made the burritos and i made the hash browns.  it was a great way to start out the day! before i get into the hash browns, tom’s burritos consisted of ground breakfast sausage, green peppers, and cheese scrambled with eggs, wrapped up in a tortilla.  with a side of salsa, they were delicious! 3 c shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed 1/4 medium onion, finely chopped 1/4 c all purpose flour 1 egg 1 c oil for frying, or as needed salt and pepper to taste place ingredients in a bowl and toss until evenly distributed. heat about 1/4″...

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sopapilla cheesecake dessert

Jan 20, 2010 by

last friday night was date night, as usual, and we had tickets to go to the local comedy club to see John Pinette (huh-freakin-larious!).  instead of worrying about making it to the restaurant and out in time for the show, i decided to eat dinner in, consisting of fajitas, bran’s fantastic salsa verde, and strawberry lime margaritas.   i relied on my trusty recipe source, allrecipes.com to find a tasty recipe to accompany dinner.  this recipe is what i found.  just in case if you’re wondering, i know i did, a sopapilla is this. 12 oz. cream cheese, softened 3/4 c sugar 3/4 tsp vanilla extract 8 oz. can crescent roll dough 1/4 c melted butter 1/4 c white sugar 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 c sliced almonds preheat oven to 350°. beat the...

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breakfast burrito casserole

Jan 1, 2010 by

happy new year, everyone!  breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, so i couldn’t think of a better way to start out the new year than with this kickin breakfast casserole. 🙂 1 tube breakfast sausage 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped fine 1/4 medium sweet onion, chopped fine 10 8″ flour tortillas shredded cheddar cheese, a lot of it and divided 1 1/2 tbsp flour 2 1/2 c half and half 8 eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp salt brown sausage in pan over medium heat, drain off excess grease.  fold in onions and peppers. place a good pinch of cheese in center of tortilla, top with 1/2 c of sausage mixture, roll and place into greased 9″ x 13″ baking dish.  repeat until pan is full. in a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half...

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mexican lasagne

Dec 20, 2009 by

so, it has been a while since i have blogged… sorry for neglecting you, shoebox! a lot has happened since my last post.  tom and i got engaged, married and now we’re living in nashville, tn!  i have a lot of newly found free time, which allows me to do things like cook.  mmmmmm 🙂 anyways, here is what was for dinner on thursday night, courtesy of rachael ray: 3 tbsp evoo 2 lbs ground chicken breast 2 tbsp chili powder 2 tsp cumin 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 15 oz can black (or pinto) beans, drained 1 14 oz can rotel 1 c frozen corn kernels salt 2 pkgs flour tortillas shredded cheese, lots of it sour cream preheat oven to 425° preheat a large skillet over medium heat.  add 2 tbsp evoo,...

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