Big Enchilada

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Big Enchilada

A slang term for a boss, a CEO, or some other executive in an organization.
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MAKES: 6 servings for first meal, plus extras for enchiladas (recipe follows)
No lard is used in the cooking, and you can get your enchilada stuffed with tofu instead of chicken or beef.
Bake enchiladas in oven with bananas until hot and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes, (If oven is small, remove baked bananas before baking enchiladas; cover with foil to keep warm.
A day ahead, make the pork filling for the enchiladas and buy or make cookies with anise flavoring.
The salad and the enchilada transport easily to the garden for alfresco dining-if your family is so inclined.
red enchilada or red chili sauce, or 1 cup canned green chili salsa
Developed to satisfy consumer demand for larger portions and more variety, the Smothered Chimichanga follows the launch of TacoTime's wildly successful Shredded Beef Enchilada Platter, which was introduced as a limited time offer in November 2004.
This has been a family business since it opened in 1953, and it serves up delicious enchiladas, tacos and carne adovada with a New Mexican twist - blue-corn tortillas, for example, and fresh red chilies ground on the premises.
Steak pie under golden pastry, on-the-run breakfast or lunch, mild and low-calorie enchiladas
As the signal came and went, we listened to Carl talk about bake sales and enchilada dinners, and it reminded me of my hometown station.
The 30-inch diameter Garden Banks pipeline has a capacity of 1 billion cubic feet per day, and transports production originating from the Auger platform in Garden Banks Block 426, the Enchilada platform in Garden Banks Block 128, and the Baldpate platform in Garden Banks Block 260.
An enchilada and taco combo plate didn't seem so exotic, especially as American palates became more seasoned.