Old West style Vegetarian chili made with plant-based beef, and black beans.
I topped this baked cheese crisp (which is a popular dish called Frico in Italy) with pizza spices and toppings before sliding it into the oven.
Bring a little sunshine into your life with these homemade, bright and happy two-ingredient baked Parmesan cheese and pepperoni crisps.
This Sonoran version of tortilla soup features crushed tortilla chips and melted cheese anchored in a clear broth that is seasoned with garlic, green chiles and Mexican oregano.
Molletes beat avocado toast any day! These open-faced breakfast sandwiches are made by slathering refried beans onto toasted bolillo rolls and then heaping avocado slices, a fried egg, hot sauce, and lots of cheese on top.
Sweet bell peppers stuffed with creamy nacho cheese, avocado, pickled jalapeños, black beans and crunchy tortilla chips.
A quick and easy Tucson Sonoran breakfast taco with a crispy egg fried in chorizo then folded with cheese into a tortilla.
To help us carbo-load for the long trek through the neighborhood, my mother would prepare her standard pre-trick-or-treat meal of Kraft's boxed spaghetti dinner.
Beer, cheddar cheese, and pretzels — what more could you want? How about that it's only got two ingredients and you can make it in ten minutes or less?
Here's a crunchy and slightly sweet sprinkles cream cheese recipe that is especially delicious on blueberry bagels.
Not only is this warm, hearty dip vegetarian, it’s also low-carb and gluten free, so you can serve it at a party and not worry about everyone’s dietary needs too much, unless of course they don’t eat cheese, because this recipe is loaded with it.
Some people believe that grilled cheese must be made on the stovetop or over an open flame, but my secret to a perfectly melty grilled cheese sandwich is toasting it in the oven instead of over a burner.
A cross between a Mexican pizza an an open-faced quesadilla, Southern Arizona restaurants started selling cheese crisps more than 50 years ago and it's become a staple of our local Sonoran style cuisine.
Here's an elegant, yet quick and easy baked breakfast casserole.
Mini sweet peppers filled with jalapeno cream cheese and topped with panko bread crumbs for an easy appetizer.
Tacos for breakfast? Of course! Pinto beans add a healthy dose of fiber and low-carb tortillas erase any remaining guilt factor.
Cincinnati chili cheese nachos, "Cincinnachos" as they will henceforth be known.
There is no flour in these breakfast muffin cups, yet they're still light and fluffy! The secret is to beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
This snack is best eaten very late at night, preferably after attending a party of some other festive gathering.
Celebrate spring with these easy, grilled pizzas topped with lemon flavored Mascarpone cheese, fresh tomatoes, pepperoni and oregano flowers