Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

I hope everyone had a great day this Tuesday!  Everyone gearing up the the big end of summer Labor Day weekend?  I have to work but that's ok.. Love it!

A couple of days back I found the best looking Cheesy Enchilada Casserole.  I found it on a blog called Get Off Your Butt & Bake... cute name huh.  If you like to cook and bake this is a site for you.. it has great pictures and awesome recipes.   Anyway it looked so good and sounded so easy I just had to make my version of it, we are not beef eaters so I made it with chicken.

1 - 1lb chicken   (I bought a pre made roasted chicken, you know the ones that come in the bag ready to grab and go)
1 large can of Red Enchilada Sauce
1 Can of Corn
1 Pkg of Mexican Shredded Cheese
Flour Tortilla - as needed for layering
1 bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos


In a large sauce pan, cube/dice the chicken (this is why I used the pre made Roasted Chicken.  #1 it was cheaper and #2 it is WAY easier to just pull off the bone and shred right into the pan).  Next pour in the whole can of Red Enchilada Sauce and the can of corn.  Over medium heat let that all simmer together until thoroughly cooked.

I used a 8 x 8 Pyrex baking dish.

To start the layering cover the bottom of the dish with your chicken filling, sprinkle the Mexican Shredded Cheese over that and then place 1 large Flour Tortilla on the top of the two layers.  Repeat the above step  one more time BUT  DO NOT USE ALL THE FILLING - LEAVE ENOUGH TO SPREAD OVER THE TOP, LAST TORTILLA.

Once you have place that last tortilla cover with the remaining chicken filling and spread the last of your shredded cheese.  This is the best part of it!  Now take a handful or two of your Nacho Cheese Doritos and crush them as you sprinkle them over the top of the cheese. The more the better.  

 Here is what it should look like..

Pop this in the oven at 350 degree for 30 minutes. 

Here is your dinner. Sorry but someone got to it before I did.. LOL

I hope all this made since and I didn't confuse you all too much. 

Happy Eatting!!!

 Big Mamma Luvs Ya
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Monday, August 29, 2011

New Faux Padded Headboard.

 My new obsesion is Pinterest.  I can't get enough of looking at pages and pages of ideas to create whether if it's crafty or food.  Not only do you "repin" others finds, you also have the ability to pin pretty much anything you find on the web that you fall in love with.  If your interested in seeing what I am talking about check out my boards.. here..  http://pinterest.com/msirls.  If you haven't found this site you must take a look.  Basically it is like creating wish boards but virtual on the web. 

So on one of my days of surfing the web I found this picture of 3 fabric boards mounted on the wall to create a faux headboard.  It was on the bhg.com website.
I love the look of this and thought I have to try this.  It was sooooo easy.  The most expensive part was buying the batting but if your a quilter or sewing person you probably have it already.  My staple gun, hot glue gun and a few hours later and this is what I came up with.  My version is shorter, just at pillow length.  I don't really like attached to the frame headboards so this was just perfect for me. 

 As I look at this picture they look WAY better in person but at least you get the idea.   Just a side note my bedroom is black, white with touches of red.  I wanted to do something different than just paint the wall so I paint spattered the main wall with black and red.  It's hard to see but all I did was get a quart of black and a quart of red paint - Behr Paint, of course *wink* *wink* and dipped my brush in, then flung it towards the wall.  It was so much fun and created a great look.

Here is a closer look at the fabric.  I love the pattern. 

I hope everyone that went thought that horrible Irene is ok.  We here in the desert are all thinking and praying for everyone.

 Big Mamma Luvs Ya 

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Some minor changes..

 Hello everyone!

I just wanted to give everyone a heads up on my changes.  First I have changed my home name.  I have NOT given up my stamping but I have started doing many  more different crafts.  So thought I would up date it ... broaden my world a little.  haha.  

I hope you will stop by and see all the new ideas, before and afters.  Also since I work at a MAJOR hardware store I thought I would blog about and review some of the different things that I sell, talk about everyday, purchase and use.  I know all of us could use some expert advise on what to use and how to use it.

  So come by often and hope I can inspire just one person.

 Big Mamma Luvs Ya
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