Lime Chicken Tacos. Take Two.

Chicken Tacos

Lime Chicken Taco Recipe

Remember those lime chicken tacos I posted awhile back, but the finished photo got deleted? Well…I remade the tacos, with a couple changes. And, I remembered to save the pictures!

Recipe changes:
• Pulsing the cooked chicken in the food processor for a more even “shredded-ness” before adding the seasoning/spices and cooking the additional 5-8 minutes.
• Adding 1 teaspoon of cumin powder and 1 teaspoon of chili powder for more flavor.

Easy and delicious dinner.

It’s Burger Night…

Pickle Face

…you open the jar of pickles and find a face staring back at you. Do you put it on your burger?

Fresh ‘Tater Skins!

Crispy Potato Skins

Superbowl Potato Skins

Need an awesome snack food for the Superbowl? Are you planning to watch the big game?

I most likely will, and I’m still undecided on who to root for since my home team didn’t make it.

Each year it seems I get more into the sport. I think I’ve watched “fooseball” every Sunday since this season started, and many Sundays I made these fresh, crispy, flavorful ‘tater skins. My husband loves them, as do I. They are awesome, dipped in a little bit of sour cream. Mmh…

Get the recipe here.

Art & Appetite.

Art and Appetite Chicago Exhibit

The Art Institute of Chicago has combined two of my favorite things in Art & Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. Food and art!

There were paintings, dishes and eating utensils, sculptures, cookbooks, posters, menus and more. Most from the 18th through the 20th century.

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9 Soup, Chowder & Chili Ideas.

Tomato Spinach Soup Recipe

That bowl up there is Tomato Spinach Tortellini, but with ditalini pasta instead of tortellini. I’m pretty sure you can substitute any pasta in this one. I sometimes cook italian sausage to add in this soup. Delicious! Especially with freshly grated parmigiano reggiano cheese on top.

More delicious soup, chowder and chili recipes and ideas ahead!
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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin French Toast.

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin French Toast Recipe


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A Good Gluten-Free Bread Brand.

Rudi's Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin

Rudi's Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin Toast

Gluten-Free Breakfast Sandwich

Rudi, Rudi, Rudi. I love you so! Lol

For the past few months, I’ve been slowly cutting back on eating foods with (wheat) flour. I ate a lot less hamburger & hotdog buns and sandwich breads, and for the most part opted for gluten-free ones instead. Health-wise, the results have been noticeably good. No more strange stomach rumbles & grumbles and all is right in the bathroom. Thank goodness.

Homemade baked goodies, on the other hand…I make no cut’s there. Still use regular ‘ole flour. Sometimes I use gluten-free but, in recipes that require large quantities, it just doesn’t deliver. The only (large flour quantity) recipe I have had success with were these brownies. Not bad with gluten-free, all-purpose flour. Not bad at all.

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