I lay in bed Sunday morning pretending to be asleep. There was a steady rain tapping on the window, the kind that lulls you to sleep. It was not my morning to get up with the dogs (yet if I were already awake when the first bark came would it seem only reasonable that I take them out, even though I did the day before). These are my words, we’re not really score keepers.
I justified my silent stillness by creating recipes in my mind. Savory Egg Stuffed Poblano Peppers nestled on a bed of enchilada sauced white beans. I did not take the dogs out.
There are about a bazillion corn tortillas in a package. Have you noticed that? No matter what recipe I make with them, inevitably I will have half a bazillion leftover. That’s what led me to this classic Mexican dish. Chilaquiles are traditionally made from corn tortillas that may have been hanging around for a bit…aka stale.
I vowed to stay out of Publix for a week following the holidays. I called home as I entered the store to admit to my failures. The words on the other end were few. “Damn it Lib ;) Pick up a pork butt and I’ll forgive you.” Continue reading »
We found the nicest bag of jalapeños at our wholesale club on Saturday and decided to try our hand at making Jalapeño Poppers. As we worked our way through the store we talked about how me might change them up. We could stuff them with sausage, kind of like Stuffed Poblano Peppers. I threw out a bacon wrap, but somehow doubling up on the pork….seemed wrong.
A picture is worth a thousand words….or at least the twenty or so it would take to describe each step of this dish. I’m going to stick to the bare minimum and encourage you to finish the story with your own words (ingredients).