To stretch our grocery budget, we eat a lot of soups and pots o' beans. This satisfying Mexican corn bread always livens up the meal. Like many of my recipes, this one came from a church cookbook.
This is truly a family fave and is perfect for a busy night of rushing to soccer, swimming lessons or scouts. I make it in the morning and just pop it in the oven when we get home. —Karen Latimer, Winnipeg, Manitoba
"I adjusted this favorite casserole for microwave use in the interest of speed and to save heating up the oven—we live in the Southwest," explains Joyce Marten of Cottonwood, Arizona. "I've taken it to friends who have been in the midst of remodeling and always get a request for the recipe."
This recipe takes me back to when my grandmother would visit. While she prepared one of her delicious meals, she'd give me dough to make my own tortillas. With such "tasty" memories, it's no surprise this is my most asked for recipe!
Tomatoes and green chilies give color and zip to this very cheesy egg bake. It makes a hearty breakfast or brunch entree - or you can enjoy a square topped with salsa for lunch or supper.
-Mary Steiner, West Bend, Wisconsin
"I often put together this yummy chicken and pasta combination for my daughter and her family," writes Donna V'Dovec of Veradale, Washington. "All she has to do is heat and serve it with a salad or vegetable for a filling meal that tastes great."
Green chilies and hot pepper sauce bring a little zip to this Southwestern-style supper that makes great use of leftover cooked chicken. Mary Tallman sent the recipe from her Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin kitchen.