Category Archives: casseroles and enchiladas



If you have followed my bucket list, you will have noticed that Ratatouille is on it.  I have always wanted to try making ratatouille ever since I saw the Disney movie with the same name.  Loved the movie by the way.  Although in all honesty I was a bit hesitant, hesitant because I thought it […]

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Cheesy Beefy Macaroni

Cheesy Beefy Macaroni can be as cheesy or as beefy as you want it.   I love this recipe because it was easy to make, perfect to freeze, and yummy to eat.  This is one of the freezer meals I made for Aimee and Nate while I was there helping with their new baby- cheesy beefy […]


Tuna Casserole

Aimee and Nate came to visit us in California for the long weekend over President’s Holiday. What a wonderful time we had together. We love being together, and I love having them here. It was short, but we filled it full of activities. We got to play games, visit the beach, they were so happy […]

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Pasta al Forno Craig style

Pasta al Forno just means baked pasta (so any pasta, sauce, meat, vegetable combo baked would qualify). Craig style means my very dear husband Craig created this recipe and prepared it for our dinner tonight.  He wants to share that any pasta noodle like gemelli, penne, or macaroni would work.  You can also use your […]


Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Last Thursday I woke up feeling a little sick, but hoped it was just allergies because I’d had the same feeling before on high pollen days (congestion in my head and nose, sneezes, dry throat). And then Thursday night we went to see Dark Knight Rises. The midnight premier. And the movie was absolutely amazing. […]

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Enchiladas Verdes

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and got to spend time with the family and friends that you love most. I know I did. Welcome to our new blog. For a Christmas gift my wonderful husband purchased the domain to and I am so excited to have our own site. […]

Turkey Pasta Casserole

8 oz penne pasta or similar shape (we used our homemade pasta, so it weighed a lot more than 8oz)5 TBS butter5 TBS flour1/2 green bell pepper, chopped (I used one whole pepper cause it was smaller)1/2 TBS garlic, minced1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced1 1/2 cups chicken broth2 cups milk1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon freshly […]

Red Sauce Chicken Enchiladas

2 TBS oil 2 TBS flour 1/4 cup chili powder 1 TBS cumin 2 cup beef broth 2. cup tomato sauce 1 small can diced green chiles 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 TBS chopped garlic salt, to taste 8 raw flour tortillas (pre-cooked tortillas are okay too) 3 chicken breasts 1 can refried beans white rice […]

Shredded Beef Enchiladas

 Ingredients1 1/2 lbs of round roast (I only used about 1 lb)1 pasilla pepper, seeded and diced1 red jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (I couldn’t find a red jalapeno, so I used green)1 7 oz can of whole green chiles2 TBS olive oilChili powder, to tasteGarlic powder, to tasteCumin, to tastePaprika, to tasteOregano, to tasteSalt […]