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Chow Mein Egg Roll Cups

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Chinese food……who can resist??? Not me! Mix two popular dishes together …….magic!

No Chinese meal is complete without egg rolls they are the quintessential Chinese takeout food, Thin and crispy on the outside, stuffed with a mixture of chopped vegetables and often meat and then usually fried.

But what if we turned it inside out? Baked instead of fried? Vegetarian instead of meat?

Egg roll cups filled with chow mien filling…Chow Mein Egg Roll Cups…me likey! Continue reading “Chow Mein Egg Roll Cups”

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Spring Break……….a whole week of sunshine and spring like temperatures………if you live somewhere other than Northern Illinois. Woke up this morning to, you guessed it, more snow. The wind is blowing ninety miles an hour and it actually hurts your skin………that should not be happening on March 25th………..just saying! 

So, since the weather is, well what it is, I have more time to cook. Tim and I have a mild affliction to Mexican food.

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When we started dating again, we frequented a Mexican restaurant called La Mex, and when we dated all those years ago……for the story check out the Poor Mans Lobster post, we went to an Irish bar called Kelly’s that is still serving the best Mexican food.

For me, I still remember with longing, two places where my Mexican food affliction began. One was a place whose name I cannot for the life of me remember, but I remember the burritos ………….they were to die for. If anyone can enlighten me on the name, it was below the Poison Apple Disco, which eventually became Waldo Stubbs. My girlfriends and I would go to the Disco early to get a table, then go downstairs to have a bite to eat before the dancing began. But, alas it closed.

Enter Mexican restaurant #2……….Vince’s Taco Inn. Awww the memories. After a night of partying, when you really needed something to eat, the Mexican food at Vince’s was just the ticket. It was a small, quaint, little hole in the wall…….you know one of those local iconic places. The food was awesome, and it was amazing how many of us could fit in one of their booths. Continue reading “Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash”