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The Ultimate Nachos

Today is the day that I post a recipe that all my friends go crazy over and my mom gets cravings for! It’s super easy and once again very versatile. I make it a lot, especially when we do parties. Ingredients: -1lb ground beef -1tbs oil -1 onion, chopped -2 garlic cloves minced -1 1oz. taco seasoning package -queso cheese dip (I get this one) -1 1/2 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese -tortilla chips (these are my all time FAVORITE tortilla chips!!) -1 avocado chopped -2 tomatoes -handful sprigs of cilantro, chopped -1-2 tbs lime juice -salt & pepper to taste Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees then lightly brown half the onion and 2 cloves garlic in oil, until translucent. 2. Add the beef and brown it. Once brown, drain the fat. 3. Add taco seasoning and 3/4 cup water, bring to a boil then put the…

Brownie Truffles

I made these truffles for the tea party I did a few weeks ago. They are super easy and only require a few ingredients        Ingredients -Brownie Fudge Mix (it’s important they are FUDGE brownies) -2 cups Chocolate Chips -1 cup White Chocolate Chips (optional) Instructions 1. Bake brownies according to the instructions on the box. 2. After they are cool, take a fork and crumble them. 3. At this point you will be able to pick a tablespoon worth and roll it into balls and place them on a tray lined with parchment paper. (Make as many as you can. Mine yielded about 18) 4. Freeze them for an hour, until firm. 5. Melt the chocolate chips over a double boiler and dip the brownie balls into it. Use a spoon to make sure it’s fully covered. Using a fork, take them out and set aside on parchment paper. 6.…