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Chicken Enchiladas

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can (36 ounces) crushed tomatoes
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 tablespoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 cups chicken, cooked and diced
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon basil
3 cups Monterrey Jack cheese
3/4 cup sour cream
8 flour tortillas

Instructions

Saute onions and garlic in butter. Add tomatoes, chilies, tomato sauce, sugar and spices. Bring to boil; simmer 20 minutes. Spoon some sauce over each tortilla, topping with a few pieces of chicken and both cheeses. Reserve 1 cup cheese for topping. Roll each tortilla up and place in a greased baking dish. Blend sour cream with remaining sauce; pour over top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Laura A. Carson
Moline



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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