Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Kitchen Mix Up #4: The Tasting

Welcome back to the fourth Kitchen Mix Up!


Do you have ideas for ingredients?  Send them our way!  Even if you might not want to participate yourself, definitely comment or email us with what you'd like to see us cook or bake with!

The Guidelines:
- "Open The Basket" on the first Tuesday of the month to see your ingredients and sign up.  
- Cook/Bake/Fry/Grill an original recipe using the four ingredients.
- Use any other ingredients you wish.
- Link up with our "Tasting" on the last Tuesday of the month with your recipe and/or photos of your creation.
- Use our button if you wish!

Here's what I made: Spicy Taco Soup with Cornbread

You might have seen last week, I posted Mike's mom's Famous Taco Soup recipe.  I thought it would be fun to adapt this recipe to fit this month's KMU.  Already in the recipe from the mystery ingredients are: a 1/2 pound of ground beef, can of diced tomatoes, tomato soup, can of kidney beans, and can of vegetable soup.  To make it spicy, I just added 1/2 cup Sriracha before the 45 minute simmer.  

I also made this corn bread, but this time, I made it with strained, canned corn, and it tasted much more flavorful than last time with the frozen corn.

PS, Happy Birthday to my beautiful momma!!



Jen said...

Seriously, yum!!!! :)

Nikki said...

It's like Chopped blog edition!

Heather @ From Here to There said...

So..... I definitely didn't get around to making a video. Blogging has been so far on the back burner this month, it's frustrating, honestly. I do plan on linking up tonight though, but due to the snow and me not feeling oh so grand.... the ingredients must come from my kitchen at this precise moment lol, so we'll see what I end up with! That chili sounds amazing though!!! :)

Jane said...

YUM!!! This looks so yummy!

Unknown said...

Did you hear that the Sriacha plant might be closing? Terrible news. This link up sounds so fun, until I realize that I have no creativity in the kitchen and I only follow recipes.

Amanda @ Mandaloves Blog said...

His taco soup is on my to make list! A lot of your recipes are...

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