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Tijuana Torte

Oh, you will LOVE this scrumptious Tex-Mex casserole! It has a tasty ground beef filling with stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce and diced green chilies and seasoned with taco seasoning. The ...

Burrito Bake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | Lovely #Tex-Mex #casserole with #refriedbeans #beef #cheese and made easy with #crescentrolls.

Burrito Bake

I love reading through the Taste of Home cookbooks. My bookcases are lined with them. I used to have two waist-high bookshelves in our kitchen – filled with Taste of ...

King Ranch Chicken | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | one of our favorite #Tex-Mex #casseroles. This one is layered with corn #tortillas, an amazing #chicken layer and cheese.

King Ranch Chicken

We love King Ranch Chicken. This layered casserole has corn tortillas, lots of  sharp cheddar cheese and a chicken mixture that contains Ro-Tel diced tomatoes and chilies, both cream of ...

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Frito Pie

Gluten Free Living – 2014 Frito Pie is spectacular! I mean really! ...
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Avocado Black Bean Dip

Gluten Free Living – 2014 This is one awesome dip! I mean ...
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Nacho Cheese Dip

This quick and easy dip is really a lot like queso and, ...
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Chicken Chalupa

Chicken Chalupa is a marvelous, mouthwatering Tex-Mex dish that is just superb. ...
Tortilla Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Tortilla Casserole

Happy New Year to one and all! I hope you are having ...
Baked Turkey and Rice with Black Beans | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Baked Turkey and Rice with Black Beans

2013 – Gluten Free Living Baked Turkey and Rice with Black Beans ...
Chicken Spaghetti | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | we love this creamy, cheesy #Tex-Mex way to make #spaghetti. #slowcooker #chicken

Chicken Spaghetti

Chicken Spaghetti is a creamy and delicious main dish with chicken, spaghetti, ...
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Jalapeno Taco Party Appetizer

2013 – Gluten Free Living This fabulous Tex-Mex layered dip has been ...
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Guacamole Hummus

2013 – Gluten Free Living Do you like guacamole? Do you like ...
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Tex-Mex Black Bean Dip

2013 – Gluten Free Living This marvelous Tex-Mex Black Bean Dip is ...
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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

2013 – Gluten Free Living When we visited my son and his ...
Espinaca Dip | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | wonderful Jose Pepper's Grill and Cantina #copycat recipe. This amazing #appetizer is great for #tailgating parties or #holiday entertaining. #Tex-Mex #cheese #spinach

Espinaca Dip

Espinaca Dip is a fantastic queso dip with spinach, cream cheese, Ro-Tel tomatoes ...
Chicken Enchiladas | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | delightful #Tex-Mex #casserole. These #enchiladas are filled with #refriedbeans, #chicken and #cheese and covered with #enchiladasauce.

Chicken Enchiladas

This is a wonderful enchilada recipe. Tortillas are spread with a couple ...
Taco Lasagna | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this wonderful #Tex-Mex #casserole layers #beef and #beans with #cheese and flour #tortillas.

Taco Lasagna

Taco Lasagna is a fabulous layered casserole dish that, unlike most casseroles, ...
Taco Bake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this easy 7-ingredient #casserole is filled with #beef #cheese #tortillachips and diced tomatoes with green chilies. #glutenfree #Tex-Mex

Taco Bake

2013 – Gluten Free Living Years ago I found this really simple Taco ...
Santa Fe Enchiladas | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | These #enchiladas are filled with a tasty #beef mixture and covered with #velveetacheese and green #chilies. #Tex-Mex

Santa Fe Enchiladas

I love enchiladas! Especially when they have a great tasting beef filling ...
Mexican Lasagna | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | one of the BEST #lasagna recipes we've ever eaten. #Tex-Mex #beef #refriedbeans

Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna is awesome. The beef mixture includes refried beans, diced green ...
Hearty Beef Enchiladas | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these tasty #enchiladas have a #chili and #bean filling. #beef #Tex-Mex #cheese

Hearty Beef Enchiladas

Hearty Beef Enchiladas are tasty beef and bean enchiladas covered with enchilada ...

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Over 60 Cinco de Mayo Recipes Collage

Over 60 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner so I thought I’d pull together a bunch of Tex-Mex recipes so you can celebrate! This list of Over 60 Cinco de Mayo Recipes includes everything from appetizers to main dishes to salads to soups and a few other things thrown in between. These are great recipes […]

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Cinco de Mayo Taco Salad | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | wonderful #Tex-Mex #salad with delicious southwest flavor. Great for #CincodeMayo. #cheese #groundbeef #Fritos

Cinco de Mayo Taco Salad

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, I thought I’d share one of my favorite Taco Salad recipes. I include two different versions of meat: the original version which includes cooking the ground beef with Lipton Onion Soup Mix. The other one is gluten free and a healthier version using my Homemade Taco Seasoning mixed […]

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Shepherd's Pie | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | the BEST #Shepherd'sPie ever! Love this recipe. #beef #glutenfree #potatoes #Italiansausage

Shepherd’s Pie

Gluten Free Living – 2015 Oh, my gosh, this is the BEST Shepherd’s Pie EVER!!!! No kidding. You won’t believe how wonderful this main dish is, or how succulent and delectable every bite is. I could have eaten the whole casserole by myself. Really. It’s that good. I can tell you this scrumptious dish is […]

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Dark Chocolate Mint Cookies Collage

Dark Chocolate Mint Cookies

I love chocolate and mint together – in any kind of dessert, and certainly in these Dark Chocolate Mint Cookies. I started with my delicious Mrs. Field’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Copycat Recipe for a basic chocolate chip cookie dough and substituted these delightful(l) mint flavored chips instead. Because my original recipe uses about 1 1/2 […]

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Over 50 Tasty Chicken Recipes Collage

Tasty Chicken Recipes

Here’s a collection of Over 50 Tasty Chicken Recipes. Several of these are classical meat and potatoes type fare, although there are plenty of Asian, Hawaiian and other ethnic recipes included. These scrumptious main dish chicken meals include soups, salads and one-pot meals, although this collection does not include chicken casseroles with pasta and rice for […]

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Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this is a great #breakfast #casserole for #holidays and special occasions. #ham #cheese

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This tasty breakfast dish is the very first breakfast casserole recipe I every tasted and collected. Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole uses bread on the bottom and top and has ham, cheese, broccoli and an egg filling that provides that souffle-type texture. I have made this with and without the broccoli and it’s tasty either […]

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Green Chile Cheese Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | we love this wonderful #breakfast #casserole filled with #greenchiles and #cheese.

Green Chile Cheese Casserole

Gluten Free Living – 2015 I didn’t grow up eating green chiles or jalapeno peppers. My dad was a meat and potatoes guy and couldn’t eat anything spicy because of ulcers, so we pretty much ate blander foods growing up. It wasn’t until I was in my late thirties before I finally sampled chiles and jalapenos and […]

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Gluten Free Strawberry Banana Streusel Muffins | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these amazing #muffins are great for #holiday #breakfasts. #glutenfree #strawberries #bananas

Gluten Free Strawberry Banana Streusel Muffins

Gluten Free Living – 2015 Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits. Add them to bananas (another favorite), and presto, you have a wonderful combination of flavors that always works. It works well in pancakes, and it certainly works well in these luscious muffins. Along with strawberry-banana Greek yogurt, these muffins have a lovely streusel […]

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Gluten Free Mixed Berry Streusel Muffins | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | fabulous #glutenfree version of one of our favorite #breakfast #muffins. #strawberries #raspberries #blueberries #blackberries

Gluten Free Mixed Berry Streusel Muffins

Gluten Free Living – 2015 I love muffins, especially berry muffins, and these muffins are full of berries. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries–yes, I’ve included ALL of them in Gluten Free Mixed Berry Streusel Muffins. Plus, I used a mixed berry Greek yogurt, a delicious streusel topping with walnuts, and a vanilla cream icing. Instead […]

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Gluten Free Veggie Breakfast Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | fabulous souffle-style #breakfast #casserole filled with several #veggies and #cheese. #glutenfree #MeatlessMonday

Gluten Free Veggie Breakfast Casserole

Gluten Free Living – 2015 This is one delicious breakfast dish. Gluten Free Veggie Breakfast Casserole is filled with lots of veggies, cheese and half-and-half, and I’ve used gluten free bread instead of regular bread. This one has no meat, just veggies. It has terrific texture as well as taste. While I made this and […]

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Hawaiian Breakfast Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | fabulous #breakfast #casserole made with King #Hawaiiansweetrolls. #ham #pineapple

Hawaiian Breakfast Casserole

I hope everyone had a Happy Easter. It’s a shame I didn’t get this recipe posted up before today because this would have made an excellent breakfast casserole for yesterday. Still, consider putting this on your Mother’s Day menu, instead! Don’t you just love King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls? These sweet rolls have always been some […]

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Apple Pie Streusel Muffins | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these spectacular #breakfast #muffins taste like eating #applepie! They are amazing. #apples #pecans

Apple Pie Streusel Muffins

I love Apple Pie. I don’t think my Mom’s Apple Pie recipe can be beat. Granted, I grew up eating it and most of my blog followers have not, so you really don’t know what you’ve missed. But it was so mouthwatering as to be earth shattering! (Only a very slight exaggeration). I like apples […]

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70 Easter Dessert Recipes | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | 70 scrumptious options for #Easter #desserts.

70 Easter Dessert Recipes

Easter is soon upon us, so I thought I would offer you a selection of fabulous recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth for Easter lunch or dinner. There are cakes, cobblers, cookies/bars and other desserts. While some of these fit an “Easter” theme, if you’re looking for cute cookies and cakes with beautifully colored Easter eggs, […]

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Chicken and Mushroom Casserole | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | lovely #chicken #casserole in a creamy #mushroom sauce. #glutenfree

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Gluten Free Living – 2015 We eat a lot of chicken for dinner, although I have to admit to being partial to steak. One of these days I need to make up a batch of my homemade Fried Chicken. It’s been sooooooo long since I’ve made it. I make chicken in casseroles and I make […]

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Funfetti Cookie Fudge Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these sensational #brownies are filled with #sprinkles and topped with a #fudge frosting to die for! #dessert #cookie

Funfetti Cookie Fudge Bars

I’m a funfetti and sprinkles girl. Really. I love bling on clothes and shoes and I certainly love it on food as well. So anytime it’s in cakes, pies, cookies, pancakes or other desserts I’m all for it. Funfetti Cookie Fudge Bars have plenty of funfetti sprinkles in the brownie part and then they’re sprinkled […]

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