Slow Cooker Corn Casserole

slow cooker corn casserole

 

Corn casserole is one of those dishes that shows up at potluck suppers in the South and Mid-West.  You can find the recipe in many church cookbooks.

It’s a combination of corn and very moist cornbread that tastes slightly sweet.  Not dessert sweet, but “ooh, let me eat more of this” sweet.  It goes great with any kind of meat on the grill.  I think sliced tomatoes pair up with it nicely too.  They’re almost entirely opposite of corn casserole in flavor and color.

We had friends over for the 4th of July and I decided to try making this in the slow cooker.  It worked great and kept the kitchen cool too.

Here’s what you’ll need:   [Read more...]

Ingredient Spotlight: Corn 2012

It’s corn season!

There’s nothing like fresh corn on the cob.  It’s best if it’s just picked.  I have trouble finding it like that though, even at farmers markets.

Corn is a fantastic ingredient.  I use a lot more frozen corn than fresh.  It’s readily available and inexpensive.

Here are a few of my favorite corn recipes:

Share your recipes that use corn.  Feel free to link up as many as you like.  Just be sure to include a link back to Eat at Home in your post.  You can use the button below, if you like.

 

 

Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Soup – with variations to fit your pantry

This soup has a lot of things going for it.

It can be made entirely in the slow cooker.

The chicken cooks in the soup, so no need for an extra step.

Just like taco soup, there are a million variations.  Use what you’ve got available in your pantry.

Here’s what I used:  [Read more...]

Barbeque Chicken with Southwestern Cornbread Stuffing

I know that bbq chicken is front and center, but really this post is all about the Cornbread Stuffing.  It tastes like much more than the sum of it’s parts.

It starts with a box mix.  Add corn, a little onion, some diced jalepeno pepper.  Oh my goodness!  My family loved it.  It’s not spicy at all.  I took all the seeds out of the pepper, so it wouldn’t sizzle our tongues.  The stuffing has just a little kick of flavor from the onion and jalepeno, which is a contrast to the sweet corn taste.  And it all goes great with barbeque chicken.

Here’s what you’ll need:  [Read more...]

Chicken Enchilada Soup in the Slow Cooker

This is a recipe that will be made often in my house.  My kids have been asking for it again already.

I first saw the recipe when Mary from Giving Up on Perfect linked it for Ingredient Spotlight.  I’ve since spotted it on Pinterest several times.  This soup is fantastic!  And it’s easy too.

I made just a few minor changes to the way Mary fixed it.  I doubled the recipe, which made a lot.  It completely filled my 6 quart slow cooker.   Here’s what you’ll need:  [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken and Cream Cheese Enchiladas – 5 Ingredients

These couldn’t be simpler, especially if you’ve already got the chicken grilled, sliced and frozen.  But even if you need to do some grilling first, they are easy.  (If you do need to grill, cook more than you need and stock your freezer with the extra.)

The ingredients can be changed and swapped too.  Use cooked chicken instead of grilled, or use ground beef or leftover roast beef.  Swap out the Black Bean and Corn Salsa for another variety.  Skip the cream cheese and use Monterey Jack instead.  Anything goes, and it’s all good.

Here’s what you’ll need:  [Read more...]

Ingredient Spotlight: Corn/Cornmeal

We don’t eat a lot of corn as a side dish (unless you count fresh corn on the cob in the summertime).  But I like to use it as an ingredient.

And I use a lot of cornmeal.  Cornbread and cornbread muffins are staples around here.  I prefer yellow cornmeal, but I’ve had trouble finding it lately and have had to buy white.

Here are a few of my recipes that use corn or cornmeal: [Read more...]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa/Salad

black bean and corn salsa done

I thought I was making a salad, but my family decided it was a salsa.  It did taste good scooped up on chips.

There must be a kachillion ways to make this dish.  I put mine together based on what I had available in the pantry.

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Chicken Quesadillas

quesadillas done

Every once in a while I think I might be losing my mind.  Okay.  I think that more than just every once in a while.

Regardless, this recipe has made me question my cognitive bearings.  The other night I decided to whip up some quesadillas for dinner.  Not wanting to reinvent the recipe, I did a search on my blog to find out how I made it before.  I know I made them once before.  I’m sure I posted it here.  I remember some of the comments.

However, I couldn’t find the recipe on here anywhere.  I dug through my wordpress files.  I searched various titles, categories and tags.  Nothing.  Squat nada.

So, I started from scratch making up a new recipe.  It still bugs me that I don’t know what happened to the other one.  Maybe I never posted it.  Maybe I really am losing my mind.  Oh well.  Let’s have a quesadilla and it will all be okay.

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Chicken Casserole with Corn and Peas

This is a good weeknight supper.  There’s nothing fancy about it, but it’s good comfort food.  I adapted the recipe from one I found in 365 Ways to Make Chicken.  Here’s what you’ll need: [Read more...]

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