Friday, July 11, 2008


We're addicted to the Food Network. We watch so many of the shows and it's become a "girl thing" for Leelee and I to watch The Next Food Network Star together. We did the same thing when Top Chef was on and are looking forward to Project Runway next week.

This past week, the contestants went on my favorite day time TV show, Rachael Ray. I know some people can't stand her, but I'm like her biggest fan. Her cooking really fits in to our family's life style.

One of the contestants, Adam, made this BBQ chicken packed pita that my kids were just salivating over. We didn't have all the ingredients, so naturally I made my own version with what we had on hand.

Our version looked like this:

2 bone in chicken thighs
2 T BBQ sauce
3 T olive oil
bag of mozzarella cheese
1 clove garlic
6 flour tortillas
massive amount of fresh spinach, washed

Place 2 chicken thighs in a baking dish, drizzle with about 1 T of EVOO and salt and pepper. Bake in 350 degree oven til it's no longer pink.

Once the chicken is cooked, shred it up in a bowl. Mix in 2 T BBQ.

In a large skilled over medium heat, add 2 T EVOO and grate one clove of garlic in to it. Add the huge amount of fresh spinach. I think we used 4 big adult sized handfuls. Cook the spinach down. It really cooks down a lot, btw.

In a smaller skillet over medium heat place a flour tortilla, top half of it with a good handful of cheese and some chicken. Pile on the spinach. Fold in half and flip to brown the other side.

My pictures aren't pretty but i never claimed to be a food stylist. :)


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  2. I love Food Network too! I was that and Discovery whenever I travel (we don't have cable or anything at home) but I do frequently visit their website to get great recipes.


  3. This recipe looks delicious. And easy! I just have to say that I love your blog title. ADD runs rampant in our family, Myself included. :)

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