This magazine cover makes me want to ride my bike
over there, wherever this house is,
knock on the door
and ask to see the rest of the house.
Except the only bike I have to ride over there
would be this one.
I'm a sucker for bright, shiny things though, like colorful magazine covers.
with their choice toppings.
I just happen to like an array of choices for toppings.
Here's the fixins I use for my yummy Taco Salad.
(I am missing the tortilla chips and black beans in this picture.)
Don't forget either one, they add nice depth and crunch.
right hand side of the counter?
In that small clear dish on top of the olive container?
Well............................that isn't "cilantro"....
if you're not thoroughly grossed out by my silliness
(and apparent ineptness to clean out my produce drawer *sigh*)
we can continue on............
Season up those chicken breasts with Taco Seasoning and grill these babies up.
If I'm in a total hurry, I just use the spice packets they sell in the store.
Now fry or bake up the best food ever created in life: (but only if you are not a vegetarian or vegan)...
Then start pan roasting the corn.
Take the ears of corn and scrape the kernels off....
all in a heated pan with canola or
Roast until you get a nice brownish color color going on. Throw in some salt and pepper.
your hands out of this pan of corn while it's pop, pop, poppin' away!
See! ALL THE HARD WORK IS DONE!!! Now all you have to do is chopchopchop
up the following....
Oops, conveniently I do not have a picture of such laborious work. Probably because I was chopping up the crap real quick to get the feast on the table!
Throw that ranch and salsa on!
Here's the toppings I use...
- · Seasoned, grilled chicken breasts
Taco Seasoning Recipe:
1 Tbsp chili powder
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp onion powder
¼ tsp crushed red pepper
¼ tsp dried oregano
½ tsp paprika
1 ½ tsp ground cumin
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp black pepper
- · Lettuce…romaine and spinach, chopped and thrown together
- · Tortilla chips
- · Your favorite salsa
- · Ranch dressing
- · Sour cream
- · Black beans, rinsed and drained
- · Avocado, sliced or chopped
- · Green Pepper, diced
- · Red pepper, diced
- · Red onion, diced
- · Green onion, chopped
- · Bacon, fried up crispy, and chopped
- · Roasted corn, pan roast in canola oil
- · Cilantro, chopped
- · Black olives, chopped
- · Jalapeno, diced
- · Shredded cheese, your choice, I like to use pepperjack
- · Tomatoes, chopped
Prepare and set everything out in separate bowls.
Encourage everyone to make their own unique salad.
Clean-up is easy…throw paper towels or plastic wrap over leftover bowls and stack in fridge for the next meal.
Before I sign off here today, with yet ANOTHER-ROUND-OF-RAIN
a couple of people have something they wish to say .....
Okay, that's probably the wrong movie for that song,
but here's Frankie and Annette singing
I Think, You think....
bet you'll be humming this the rest of the day :):)
have a great rest of the day!!
Talk at ya soon!