Matzo Brei à la Florentine Recipe

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I know, I know — could there be a more confusing recipe title?  There’s a lot going on here.  Let me (try) to explain . . . Matzo Brei is dish with Ashkenazi Jewish origins that’s traditionally made with matzo and eggs.  (Think scrambled eggs meet French toast.)  It’s commonly eaten during Passover when only […]

Spring Asparagus Grilled Cheese + 8 Favorite Asparagus Recipes

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It’s cute, crazy delicious and they sing springtime.  What more could you want in a grilled cheese sandwich!?  This is one of a few Easter recipes I wrote for Momtastic.  You can get the recipe and see it featured here.  Enjoy! Below are a few more of my favorite asparagus recipes — all of which […]

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Giveaway & Garlic-Tarragon Beet Soup Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

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I’d love for you to take your time, but if  you want to jump to the bottom of the post to enter this awesome book giveaway and/or get the delicious recipe, I won’t be offended. ;-)  This is not a sponsored posts and as always, all opinions are my own. Just like you can turn […]

Roasted Vegetable Citrus Salad with Quinoa Crisps

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Perhaps it’s the way I’m wired — with my huge sweet tooth and all — but I think any vegetable that’s caramelized is amazingly delicious. Depending on the vegetable, roasting it at a very high temperature and bringing all of its natural sugars to the surface can turn it into something almost as sweet as […]

Creamy Caramelized Parsnip Soup Recipe with Baby Parsnip French Fries

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I know that life is super busy and that it’s often hard to slow down, which is one of the many reasons I so appreciate you being here.  And now, if you can squeeze in just an extra moment for me — well, for this soup — take a good look at the image above.  […]

Cajun Spiced Shrimp with Citrus-Cucumber Salsa

Cajun Spiced Shrimp with Citrus-Cucumber Salsa Recipe-glass bowl-brunoise orange-red-light green-chopped onion |COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

Have you ever bitten into something and you absolutely, positively couldn’t help but moan a little? You already know about my obsession with Cara Cara’s, so you won’t be surprised when I tell you this recipe evolved from there.  (If you don’t know about this current citrus obsession of mine, you can read about it […]

How to Make Perfect Crispy Oven-Roasted French Fries: A Photographic Guide

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Do you love French fries?  Me too. Wanna make them today?  Me too. Yet, do you want to make a big pot of oil super hot and risk making a big greasy mess?  Me neither! Not only are oven roasted French fries mess-free, they’re also very easy to make and they’re absolutely just as delicious […]

Wasabi Glazed-Seared Ahi Tuna Recipe

Wasabi Glazed Seared Ahi Tuna Recipe | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

What’s not to love? Here’s why this recipe is so loveable . . . The Ahi is slightly warm and peppery on the outside and refreshing and cool on the inside. The wasabi glaze is spicy, sweet, rich and perfectly smooth — all at ounce.  It’s truly a bite that will satisfy every desire your […]

Fire Roasted Tomato Tortilla Soup Recipe

Frost in LA and Roasted Tortilla Soup Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

I didn’t intend to make tortilla soup — nor is this a traditional tortilla soup. Last Sunday was incredibly cold and I was making a casual family dinner to bring to my parents’ house.  I set out to make a roasted tomato soup of sorts to warm us all up, and it tasted extremely reminiscent […]

Caramelized Onion-Tomato Smashed Potato Pizza

Caramelized Onion-Tomato Smashed Potato Pizza| cookingontheweekends.com

It’s been raining in LA, snowing in surrounding mountain towns, and below freezing in other parts of the country. We’re cold, lighting fires and bundling up beneath soft blankets. So — call me crazy — but why on this 1st day of 2015, in the middle of winter, would we move away from hearty, warm, […]

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