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Enchiladas from a box?! 
Jun. 12, 2012 6:24 pm 
Updated: Jun. 15, 2012 2:50 pm
My boyfriend tonight handed me a box that said "Enchilada Dinner Kit" and mentioned that we had some ground turkey in the refrigerator ready to go. I made them and shared them with him, but when he asked me if I was interested in making them again I said, "Babe, these do taste good but I have a moral obligation to myself and to you to not make enchiladas out of a box."
Am I the only one that refuses to do this on some sort of moral basis? Does this make me a food snob? OK I already know the answer to that question.
Maybe it's because I know how much better they taste when I make them from scratch. Or how much fun it is to cook. Or maybe it's just that I can't bring myself to admit that they actually tasted pretty good. But really, enchiladas from a box?! Please...
Jun. 12, 2012 6:48 pm
>> "Am I the only one that refuses to do this on some sort of moral basis?" No, but there are some moms that have little time to hold down a full time job, and then come home to clean the house cook dinner, then clear the table do the laundry, as there husband tunes in sports center. I hold down a full time job, come home, cook, clean, do the dishes because my wife is not capable. I still make my own from scratch since I decided over a year ago to eat less already prepared meals.
Jun. 15, 2012 2:50 pm
Good for you, Jessica! I used to make those Au Gratin potatoes from a box because my guy loved them. The first time I made them from scratch, the boxed stuff went away. Except for the blue box mac & cheese, I just can't wean him off of that. :o)
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