Friday, February 27, 2009

Down at the Border We'll Eat...

Hosted by "Designs by Gollum"

For the Foodie Friday potluck today, I feel like South of the Border, but pardon my lack of authenticity. I only wish to capture the flavors of the area.
You are welcome to come and join me.
Wash your hands, pull up a chair, and let's get eatin'!
Thanks, Michael Lee for hosting this awesome potlucks!!! Honestly, where do you the find the time?

First the appetizer... How about some quesadillas with bacon and green onions?

Alright... Before we dive into the rest of the meal, let's clean our palette with some freshly picked blackberries- from the thornless bushes.

There... Our palette's ready for more. How about some... Taco Beef Soup?

Done? How did you like it? I'm glad you enjoyed it. Now let's dive into... Some fresh tacos you make yourself (you washed your hands, right?)

That was truly delicious! I had two myself. How about dessert? Let's go to Hawaii, ok? I'm craving for some macadamia nuts and good chocolate. How about these?
(This is a recipe I tweaked from an online recipe I found. They're so good!)

Well? How was everything? Do you still have room in those pants? I hope I didn't make you eat too much. Thank you for coming!!! I'm glad you came to see me! :-D

Til next Friday then... I know you have other goodies to check out at Gollum's. That's where I'm headed! Let's go together... :-D


  1. Next to Asian, the food found in the Southwest is a household favorite! Hmmmm...think we'll have to indulge in some of this fare this weekend! Thanks for the delicious looking reminders.....Nancy

  2. What a marvelous idea, macadamia nuts and cupcakes! These are great ideas, and everything looks so appetizing.
    I was looking on your sidebar at your crystal and china--love it all. Your item of the week is a buy!!!!

  3. The blackberries were what caught my eye! I do so love them and have no access except in the grocery store (where you need a loan to buy enough to fill you up :) Love anything with macadamia nuts too!

  4. Nancy: Welcome! Yes, Asian and South of the Border fares are big around here, too! Glad to remind ya... :-D

    Gollum: Good morning and thanks! I love that one so much that I "stalked" it...

    Susan: Don't they just look so good? We went to Mesquite to find them... They were so good!

  5. Happy Foodie Friday! tummy is growling ...


  6. Everything looks devine - blackberries are my favorite and would love to grow some!
    Great photos!

  7. Morning, Caroline! Oh, yummy! Now you know how I love Mexican food and yours look so good! Blackberries are one of my favorite berries. As a little girl I grew up in Alabama and these grew wild everywhere. I would just have to cross the street to pick them. I'd fill a pail full and bring home to my mother to make us a blackberry cobbler. Course I'd already eaten a pailful too!
    I have no idea how many dishes I have! ;)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  8. Susan: My tummy rumbled, too!

    Foley: Thanks! I love it, too!

    Shelia: Funny! I love them, too! Wow, I'd love to be able to just pluck them from anywhere I go...

  9. Hi Carolyn! I didn't want you to think I'd forgotten about the award you passed on to me. I'll have it up tomorrow with Pink Saturday!
    Thank you again so much for thinking of me!
    Be a sweetie,

  10. Oh this all looks delicious... I think I'll have a second helping of blackberries.. they look extra good to me.. :-) thanks so much for stopping by with your words of support and prayers...they mean the world.. hugs ~lynne~

  11. Shelia: I would never think that! You are so sweet to acknowledge... Thank you!

    Lynne: You are very welcome! The blackberries are indeed just delicious!

    Pat: Welcome! And thank you, they all are delish!

  12. The blackberries look so luscious. And I love anything with a Mexican or Tex Mex flavor. Your meal looks wonderful.

  13. JyLnC: Thanks and welcome! I knew the blacberries would be a hit! :-D

  14. I think that great minds think a like. Lots of us were craving southwestern this week. Yours looks delish and my hands were clean! ~ Robyn

  15. Robyn: Hello, welcome back! I know... I was amazed at how many Southwestern fare were there today. Thanks for stopping by!

  16. Terrie: Hello! I know, I want some, too! They are so juicy and plump... Mmmm...

  17. This all looks wonderful, but right now I'm craving those blackberries! Kathy

  18. Oh, this looks good! And no, I don't have an inch left in these pants because being the good magpie I am, I ran off with those cupcakes!

    Happy FF!


    Sheila :-)

  19. Love your quesadillas! Great meal. I'm anxious to explore the rest of your blog. Looks intriguing -

  20. I am so enjoying your posts. You ahve such flair. I think you should be on TV with your own tablescape show.

  21. Lori: Thanks and welcome!

    Marivic: Your lovely comments so cure my heart of sadness. Thank you so so much!

  22. Kathy: Thanks, that's why I threw them in, they are so good!

    Sheila: Thanks for sharing the award and I hope you enjoy those cupcakes, lol!


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