Saturday, April 19

Martin's Simple Fajitas + A CW by Corningware Giveaway

Hey loves! Today I wanted to share this easy recipe for these simple and awesome fajitas that Martin's been making for ages and that he got me hooked on after we were married. They come together in like 10-15 minutes, they're really quite healthy (if you don't pile on the sour cream:)) and they're so so delicious!
The sharing of this recipe was mainly inspired by the vibrant and fun colors in the new CW line from Corningware, which I was very excited about receiving for review before the official launch of the line. I grew up eating out of Corningware Bakeware and I have so many memories of delicious meals attached to that name. Since I've started my own family I've loved searching around thrift stores (as I'm sure many of you do as well) for the vintage Corningware dishes to add to my own collection because they're so durable and strong, they easily go from oven to table because of how cute they are:), they nestle easily for storage, they're dishwasher safe, etc and this new line is no different! Except for the bright colors of course, which give them a very modern and fresh feel. Enough about that for now though, lets get to the recipe!

Simple Fajitas
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 lb boneless beef chuck steak (other favorite cut optional)
5 Tablespoons white distilled vinegar
1 large white onion rough chopped
2 cups rough chopped bell peppers
1 can (4 oz) tomato sauce
1 Tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons garlic
1 Tablespoon oregano
2 teaspoon cayenne
black pepper
white pepper
salt 

Method: 
Cut steak into 1 inch strips against the grain making them roughly 3 inches long, and toss in a bowl with 5 Tablespoons of white vinegar. Set aside to marinate. Saute half of of your chopped onion on medium-high heat with 3 Tablespoons of olive oil. Once the onions are browned and caramelized, drain and discard the vinegar and add the meat to the pan. 
Season your meat with 1 Tablespoon paprika and 2 teaspoons of garlic, some salt, black pepper, and white pepper. Brown meat on one side and then flip to brown on other side. Add half of the rough chopped bell peppers approximately 1 cup. Once meat is browned on both sides and cooked through add remaining onion and bell pepper tomato sauce and seasonings. Add final salt and black pepper to taste.
Serve with toasted tortillas. Additional options to deck out your fajitas include: avocado, mozzarella cheese, lettuce, sour cream, fresh lime juice, hot sauce or any of your personal favorites.
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And now for the giveaway! One winner will receive two pieces from the new CW by Corningware bakeware line, and all you have to do to qualify is leave a blog post comment telling me/us what you'd like to make in your new dishes, or even have someone else make for you.haha something like that:) Here's the raffle thingie:
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Thanks so much for visiting today, and good luck with the giveaway!
xo, Emily
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175 comments:

  1. I'd like to try out Martin's Fajita recipe - it looks so pretty in those colorful dishes!

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  2. We love making fajitas for a quick weeknight meal. Thanks for sharing his recipe!

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  3. I love making baked stuffed peppers (sort-of Italian flavored/seasoned)!

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  4. I would make my honey rosemary chicken! But that Fajita recipe looks amazing :) thanks for the chance

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  5. I would probably start by making a coffee cake then maybe a Mexican casserole.

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  6. I have a quick quiche that would be great--I do not put a crust on it.

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  7. I'd make nearly every single meal in these:)

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  8. Probably lasagna! I have been craving it lately!

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  9. Delicious casseroles are always more amazing in cute dishes.

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  10. I would like to try this recipe! :)

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  11. I would like to make cranberry chicken!

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  12. I would like to make cranberry chicken!

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  13. I would use them for stuffed peppers!

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  14. I would so totally make Chicken Mozzarella Pasta!!!!!! and then your Fajitas. By brother LOVES Mexican food.

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  15. I'd make hashbrown casserole! (Not very healthy but so so tasty)

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  16. I'd make lasagna & a broccoli casserole.

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  17. I'd make a lasagna & a broccoli casserole.

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  18. Well I was going to say lasagna until I saw those fajitas! Those look amazing!

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  19. i'd love to make those fajitas you made! mouth watering mmm

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  20. Lasagna -- Rebecca B

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  21. I would definitely make enchiladas!

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  22. I would make my vegetables lasagna it looks so pretty in those colorful dishes thnaks for the chance and the recipe!!

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  23. I'd make cornbread pudding! yumm!

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  24. I love Corningware! It is perfect for making yummy cheesy casseroles!

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  25. A pasta dish would be amazing - or enchiladas! Yum!

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  26. We're having fajitas tonight. Yum

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  27. I would make broccoli and rice casserole. A lighter, cleaner version.

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  28. I'd make a broccoli rice casserole. A cleaner, lighter version.

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  29. I'd love to try making those fajitas! -Hanna Lei

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  30. Those look delicious! I just inherited a bunch of Corningware from my husband's Grandmother, and I might have squealed a bit when I opened the box.

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  31. I just inherited a bunch of Corningware from my husband's Grandmother. I might have squealed when I saw them in the box.

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  32. I have a great recipe for chicken fajitas that is fabulous! That Corningware dish is just the right size for my next batch.

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  33. i would make a pie or a cake ! !

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  34. I would love to try those fajitas (but I probably will anyway!) or some enchiladas!

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  35. I'd make some yummy baked veggies.

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  36. I'd make one of my husband's favorite meals for him- a chicken/potato/veggie bake. Super easy!

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  37. I love making my casseroles in my Corningware. They're perfect for serving too.

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  38. Creamy potato au gratin sounds really good to me tonight. :)

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  39. I would want to make the Fajitas recipe that you and your husband so kindly gave us. Have never had it and would love to try it. And the Corningware looks like the perfect dish to make it in. Thanks for sharing! Happy Easter!

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  40. I would actually love to try the recipe you posted!

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  41. Those dishes are so cute! I would probably make brownies... I'm pregnant, so baby gets the calories, right?

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  42. I would make green bean casserole! But I want to try this fajita recipe also! Thanks for sharing!!

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  43. So many choices but Kent is addicted to Fajitas so this would be great to try.

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  44. Hi! I would make either meatloaf (boring I know but I love it) or lasagna. Yummy! Thank-you!

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  45. Oh these look so good! I'd love to try and make some stew in these Corningwares - I've always wanted to make stew!

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  46. Everything! Haha. Casseroles are my favorite :)

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  47. Those fajitas look amazing...but I would totally pile on the sour cream :/ If I won I would either try this recipe first or stick to an all time fav...enchiladas!!

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  48. I'd make roasted veggies and maybe some baked eggplant! Trying to eat healthy :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  49. i think I'd like to try enchiladas, my favorite

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  50. I would make lots of things! Enchiladas, Martin's fajita recipe, Pioneer Woman Mashed Potatoes, Stuffed Chicken Pesto Shells… yum yum! thank you!

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  51. These are SO cute! I think these would get some good lasagna use. :)

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  52. That looks delicious. My recipe is even more simple but certainly not as good, I'm sure because it's all American. Totally gonna try this! Plus I love peppers!

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  53. My husband has been craving green bean casserole - so maybe that? :)

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  54. I've been looking for a new fajita recipe... thanks for sharing with us! I'd make lasagna to start with in those dishes.

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  55. I've been trying a lot of new recipes lately. ...it's too hard to decide. It would probably end up being homemade mac n' cheese, as that is a top favourite of in my house :)

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  56. I've been trying a lot of new recipes lately. ...it's too hard to decide. It would probably end up being homemade mac n' cheese, as that is a top favourite of in my house :)

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  57. I've been trying a lot of new recipes lately. ...it's too hard to decide. It would probably end up being homemade mac n' cheese, as that is a top favourite of in my house :)

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  58. I would make my baked oatmeal for breakfast in the new colorful Corningware dishes.

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  59. I would love to make some spanish rice.

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  60. And I've found what I'm having for dinner tonight.

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  61. Those fajitas look great! I think I would give those a try!

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  62. These sound delicious and I would use the dishes in my new apartment!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  63. I'd make Martin's recipe plus probably stuffed peppers!

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  64. I found a recipe for a veggie packed and clean shepherds pie, I'd start with that

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  65. Yummy! If I ate meat those would be awesome but I definitely need to try all those seasoning together!

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  66. I think I would make some kind of pasta casserole first. Pretty colors!

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  67. I love cooking whatever is in season.

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  68. What would I not make?! I'm a baker so I could use these dishes to bake anything!!

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  69. Apple crisp. Pear crisp. Any kind of crisp:)

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  70. Apple crisp. Pear crisp. Any kind of crisp :)

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  71. Chicken or dessert would end up being baked in those dishes.

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  72. Those look yummy! I will have to try them. I would love making my enchiladas or lasagna in those dishes!

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  73. I would definitely make my cream cheese chicken in them!

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  74. I would take them to my mom and have her teach me some new meals, I'm just starting to cook proper meals!

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  75. I would make all the casseroles. ALL OF THEM!

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  76. These fajitas looks so delicious! I'll definitely be trying that recipe soon!

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  77. I would make all the casserole. ALL THE CASSEROLE!

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  78. I would probably make some sort of baked pasta.

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  79. Chicken Spaghetti or Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole would be at the top of my list!

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  80. I would love to try out a cherry crisp in these dishes. They are so lovely.

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  81. I'd love to make so many cheesy, creamy comforting casseroles!

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  82. Those look good, I'll have to try that out, any quick easy meal is good in my book! I love how it goes from oven to table and looks great too...

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  83. I would make twice baked potatoes and meatloaf.

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  84. Either some yummy enchiladas or our favorite cheese tortellini casserole!

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  85. Either some scrumptious enchiladas or our favorite cheese tortellini casserole!

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  86. These fajitas look and sound amazing!

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  87. These dishes are too cute! I'd love to whip up some homemade mac & cheese!

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  88. Baked Mac & Cheese or Lasagna

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  89. Some kind of homey casserole style dish. Love the bright colors.

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  90. I make the pioneer woman's wild rice and broccoli casserole and new dishes would be perfect

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  91. I would love to make these fajitas!

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  92. I would make a casserole--always delicious!

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  93. This looks so delicious ahdjkl;' I want it now!

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  94. Yum, the fajitas look delicious! My husband loves my blanco cream enchiladas, so I would definitely make those!

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  95. they are so great! i love them! i would make mac n cheese in em!

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  96. I love these bakers! I would make big egg and spinach quiche in one, and a berry cobbler in the other, and invite everybody over for brunch! Then i'd write all about it on www.theyellowspatula.blogspot.com :)

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  97. I normally leave the cooking to my husband, because he's great at it, but I'm thinking I'll try this recipe! Sounds amazing!

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  98. I used an old set for Easter dinner yesterday. Could always use a few more dishes!

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  99. Easter Dinner...or every holiday dinner for that matter!

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  100. I love making cheesy pasta casserole. It is soooo good!

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  101. I think I'd make a roast of some kind. . . mm. :)

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  102. I would love to try some Indian food! Tagine? I don't even know what it's called - every time I've seen a recipe and wanted to try I saw it called for bake/cookware that I don't have!

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  103. I would make vegetable lasagna.

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  104. I would definitely would make some lasagna or scalloped potatoes!

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  105. Homestyle Mac and Cheese!!

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  106. Casseroles. Love them! Any kind, the cheesier, the better.

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  107. Casseroles. Any kind, the cheesier, the better!

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  108. These are so cute! Any kind of casserole would look great in these dishes!!

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  109. Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole! Or maybe I'd try to be healthy and make Zuchinni Lasagna.... :)

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  110. I would use them for so many things! Casseroles, this delicious fajitas recipe, the sky is the limit!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

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  111. My new favorite thing to make is stuffed peppers, so I'd do that! Or I'd try some fun casseroles since I've never actually made one before!

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  112. I would certainly try these fajitas as they are one of my favorite meals ever. Or roasted sweet potatoes. or a cake or brownies!

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  113. I would make yummy tatortot hotdish!

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  114. I would make rosemary, garlic and orange zest rubbed pork roast sirloin. Along with roasted veggies!

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  115. I would make my mom's chicken enchiladas!!

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  116. i'd be making my favorite mexican caserrole!

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  117. I would love to make homeade cannaloni in these!

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  118. I would love to make a peach cobbler!

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  119. These dishes are so cute! I would use them all the time! I am so excited to try out these fajitas, I would also make enchiladas and lasagna.

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  120. These dishes are so cute! I would use them all the time! I am so excited to try out these fajitas, I would also make enchiladas and lasagna.

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  121. I would probably use this to make my husband a meatloaf. :) Yum yum. It was even part of our wedding vows.

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  122. I'd love to make some homemade chicken pot pie! Mmm!

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  123. I would love to make some baked pasta dishes, like macaroni or spaghetti bake!

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  124. I'd make lots of yummy Mexican meals in the corningware dishes! Mexican is so easy and versatile- pleases everyone in the fam! I'm thinking- chicken enchiladas to start!;) Thanks soooo much for the chance to win!

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  125. I would make a vegan quinoa veggie cheese bake (vegan cheese of course!) that I am drooling over from Pinterest! yum!

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  126. Fajitas and tacos are a regular dish in our home, so that is definitely something we would make! Thanks for holding the giveaway! :)

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  127. Fajitas and tacos are a regular dish in our house, so that is what we would make in it first! Thanks for hosting the giveaway. :)

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  128. i would make enchiladas! yum!

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  129. I would love to make a yummy chicken enchilada casserole in those gorgeous dishes!!

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  130. I would love to make a yummy lasagna or stuffed peppers! my kiddos fav is green bean casserole, so I'd definitely have to make that tool!! thank you for the opportunity to win! 😄

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  131. Pasta, of course!

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  132. Pasta, of course!

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  133. What a fab giveaway! I still have cookware from when we got married! I would love to make some yummy enchiladas!

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  134. There's a ton of good baked pasta recipes on pinterest that would be perfect for these dishes!

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  135. I would love to try this recipe as well as my mom's lasagna.

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  136. A Mexican casserole or a baked spaghetti that my 3yr old loves.

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  137. Those fajitas look like a fun new recipe to try

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  138. I'd make a lasagna. I've never made one from scratch. (I know, shock horror!) Can you believe that one of my excuses is that I don't have a nice dish to serve it in?!

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  139. I would love to make one of my family favorites of Chicken Pot Pie.

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  140. I would make french toast casserole!

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  141. Look so yummy ! I will try it soon !

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