chicken tacadillas w/ roasted corn pico de gallo...

Aug 11, 2010 by

i am a big fan of rachael ray… and was very excited recently to watch her in the mornings on some extended time off from work.  this was one of the recipes that she featured… which included fish.  it almost made me want to try the recipe as it was.  however, i chickened out (no pun intended) and the voice of reason in my head (tom :)) said to go for the chicken.  so here is my version of the recipe, slightly adapted from the original.  this recipe also includes a bonus recipe for pico de gallo! 4 small vine-ripened tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped 1 large jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (leave the seeds in for more heat!) 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped a small handful of cilantro leaves, finely chopped...

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all-purpose jalapeño sauce

May 24, 2009 by

this is a multi-purpose sauce that can be used on quesadillas, paninis, burgers, etc… it is pictured on my southwest chicken grilled panini. 1/4 c mayo 2 tsp. canned jalapeños, finely chopped (omit the seeds to dial the heat down a notch) 2 tsp. juice from canned jalapeños 3/4 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/8 tsp. chili powder dash of salt combine all ingredients in a small container using a spatula i create a quadruple batch (or so) and leave it in the fridge.  it keeps just as long as regular mayonnaise. below are some tasty ideas that utilize this sauce quite well: southwest chicken grilled panini bread (i prefer bread fresh from the local bakery, you can slice it however you like it.) butter grilled chicken...

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