Category Archives: Fast

Skillet Chicken Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole

  

Skillet Chicken Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole is perfect for weeknight “I have no clue what to make for dinner” situations, and “I have 40 minutes to have everyone fed and out the door” situations. Which, for me, happen often! Busy mama’s have a LOT on their plates and limited time in the day. Which is why it’s so important to have quick, filling, and nutritious recipes on hand. And this skillet chicken broccoli and cheese rice casserole can be made in 20 minutes! Wowza!  Read More →

Mac & Cheese for One

I was going to make this post a little more adult oriented, like, “Here’s an easy lunch when you don’t want a ton of leftovers!” BUT, my inner mama is about to show, haha! My 3-year-old daughter tends to wake up around 3 a.m. a few times a month because she has to go potty and is also “starving” as she puts it. I REALLY would like to give her a granola bar and send her back to bed so this mama can get some shut-eye BUT somehow I was gifted with a quite bougie child so she wants something hot and homemade.

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Homemade Pico de Gallo

picodegallo I hate tomatoes. I mean loath them with a passion. I think fresh tomatoes are a slimy scourge sent down from some alien planet. I can eat tomato sauce, ketchup, and salsa but have never been able to hold down a fresh tomato. I don’t know the reason why but they make me gag. I have tried to psych myself  up and buckle down and force myself to avail. Read More →

Spicy Tuna Rangoon

It was my little sister’s birthday and we were having a full on Chinese food night with stir fry, egg rolls, shrimp fried rice, dumplings, and crab rangoon on the menu. As always, when there is a wide variety of cooked dishes to be made at the same time, the kitchen quickly got very hot, and I got very frustrated.

I could only wrangle one little helper into the kitchen that night, and I had him making the egg rolls. While he was working I made the fried rice, and stir fry. Then I noticed the wonton wrappers sitting on the counter….

Oh…right.

The rangoons.

The part everybody was looking forward to the most.

It’s a good thing it doesn’t take that long, I thought. I started getting out the ingredients and I went to the fridge to grab the crab last….

Oh.

Oh no.

No crab……

I frantically looked through the kitchen for anything I could use to substitute from the crab. For a while I was seriously thinking about using Spam. Luckily I noticed a few cans of Bumble Bee® Prime Fillet® Albacore Tuna with Jalapeños & Olive Oil. My helper was about halfway done with frying the egg rolls, so I grabbed the tuna and started working.

Spicy Tuna Rangoon| Ten at the Table| http://tenatthetable.com

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Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

Words of the wise.

Wear gloves.

Aaaaaand don’t touch your eyes.

Please just trust me on this.

The first time I made this…hehe…was a nightmare. I didn’t know how to handle hot peppers so I just went for it like it was a bell pepper. Big mistake. My finger tips burned for days. I washed my hands. With soap. The burn remained. Also, if I licked my fingers, I could still taste the spiciness of the jalapeno on them. Guys, it hurt. Please wear gloves.

If my fingertips couldn’t handle it…how do you think my eyes would have felt?

I am not looking forward to figuring out.

Nope.

Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers| Ten at the Table| http://tenatthetable.com

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