Monday, December 20, 2010

A Champion's Dinner


The hubs went to Jacksonville to run his first half marathon this weekend. He did stellar, 1 hour and 51 minutes, I am so proud of him. And yes he wore his medal all night he received for completing the race! He traveled there with his best friend Lat and his girlfriend Alice, who would be staying with us too. I wanted to have a hearty meal ready for them when they got back in town Sunday night because I knew they would be exhausted and hungry. On the Menu is White Chicken Chili and Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread. The White Chicken Chili Recipe comes from my new blogger friend Chassity at Look Linger Love. She promised me it was a crowd pleaser and she was right. It is super easy which is always a plus in my book and delicious! I have searched long and hard for a good White Chicken Chili recipe and this is it! Trust me and Chassity when we say this Chili is the bomb.

WHITE CHICKEN CHILI


Onion, garlic and herbs simmering

Chicken added to saute with herbs

Chicken Broth, white beans, and green chillies added

The finished product! You can get the recipe HERE on Chassity's blog.
**Note: I added a sauteed onion to Chassity's recipe.**

The Jalapeno Cornbread is from my favorite gal, Ina. It is out of her Barefoot at Home Cookbook. The cornbread smelled so good cooking I immediately ate a piece as soon as I took it out of the oven. I didn't even wait for it to cool:) It melted in my mouth, it was so tasty! I need to get the leftovers out of my house before I polish a whole pan of this bread off!

JALAPENO CHEDDAR CORNBREAD


Dry and Wet Ingredients mixed

The white sharp cheddar cheese, scallions and fresh jalapenos.

Cheese, peppers and onions added to mix.

Deliciousness, make this asap.

Cornbread Recipe
This is the perfect meal for a cozy night at home.

6 comments:

Ruthie said...

My sister just took up running marathons and completed her 2nd one in Philadelphia a few weekends ago. I'm wondering if that should be the method of choice for post baby shape up? Although if someone cooked like this for me after a run I would have trouble not devouring it all and losing anything!

KatiePerk said...

Wow! This looks yummy!

caycee said...

Yay for Matt! He is looking pretty HOt with his metal :) Girl yo are turning my husband into a monster he now suggest after I tell him about your post that I just cook what you cook every night :)He said then you don't have to think about it! He doesn't understand you rock in the kitchen and I don't!

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

I'm so happy it was a success. Thanks for the shoutout sweetheart!

Casey said...

Thanks for checking out our blog! I'm looking forward to following yours as well! I am actually going to try out this recipe tonight! I've also been looking for a good chicken chili recipe, now is the time to try it! I haven't been cooking lately for obvious reasons, mainly because I'm not suppose to even be moving much! Just trying to keep this little one in! Your son is just adorable! I'll let ya know how I like it!

Casey said...

This was AMAZING! I had to use a few different ingredients just because it was what I had in my house at the time BUT we loved it! You may be seeing it appear on my blog as well! :)