I often post recipes/tutorials of food that I like to bake/make, so some people may think I am a good cook. I was even nominated for a MADS Best Food Blog. But I have a confession. I am actually not a very good cook. Some may even say I'm a terrible cook. Of course, if they did say that, I would take my whisk and throw it at their head. Anyway, last week, while my 5-year old Moozles was eating the pasta with pesto that I so
quickly lovingly made, she told me that I was the 'best cooker ever'. I asked her what dishes she most liked. She replied, 'pasta with pesto' and 'hot dogs'. So you can see that I am no culinary master. By the way, I 'make' hot dogs on Fridays as I am tired and the kids think it is a fun dinner. So get off my back.
Anyway, Husband does a lot of the cooking, but I have a few easy dishes in rotation that help get me by. So I thought I would start a weekly post, as part of Tasty Tuesdays, to help all you not-so-great cooks out there. We'll first be starting with Quesadillas, which is a Mexican dish. Queso means cheese in Spanish. Being from California, we eat a lot of Mexican (authentic and Tex-Mex). This is a great dish to make when you only have five minutes to make dinner. Tortillas normally keep for about a month, so they are a great item to keep in your cupboard. I normally make with just cheese for the kids, but we sometimes add ham or else I use leftover chicken from a roast (which I shred and bind with mayo and cheese). When Moozles was two she called these Cheese Diyas.
Cheese Quesadillas (feeds two small children)
Grated or sliced cheddar cheese