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Shredded Beef Chimichangas

Shredded Beef Chimichangas that are better than any Mexican restaurant | cookingwithcurls.com

Do you ever go out to dinner and think to yourself “my version tastes better”? That happened to me last week when my mom and I went out to dinner. This is Arizona, I was expecting authentic, mind blowing Mexican food….but that’s not what we got! I ordered the Shredded Beef Chimichangas, like I always do, and it’s hard to describe what arrived at the table…….. 

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Southwest Salmon Bowl

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Frozen Tropical Margaritas

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