Spiced Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Spiced Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe-yellow | cookingontheweekends.com

Chocolate chips or not, banana bread has always been, and always will be cake. Sure, it’s shaped like bread, presented and sliced like bread, and well, perhaps we feel better having it for breakfast when we call it bread — but lest be real, it’s cake. It’s soft, sweet and warm.  Ummm?  Yep, it’s cake. […]

THE Breakfast Taco Recipe

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It’s not just a breakfast taco — it’s the breakfast taco. My 11-year-old son loves tacos, and by “loves,” I mean he devours them, makes up songs about them and even urns them into super heroes in stories he writes.  Yes, a taco. A super hero. So the other day, he suggested I make a […]

Smoky Tomato-Bacon-Chipotle Deviled Eggs

Smoky Tomato-Bacon-Chipotle Deviled Eggs-chives-green-white-hard boiled eggs| cookingontheweekends.com

Current food trends: asparagus, matzo dishes, artsy eggs, and fun deviled eggs!  (Just to name a few.) Which means the obvious, of course — it’s spring, and Easter and Passover are on the horizon. If you’ve been reading Cooking On The Weekends for a while, you know how much I love smoky flavors — and […]

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 […]

Meyer Lemon-Vanilla Hot Milk Cake Recipe

Vanilla-Lemon Hot Milk Cake Recipe - lemons-bite | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

This post is sponsored by the California Milk Advisory Board, written by me and as always, all opinions are 100% my own. A few weeks ago I told you about the fantastic trip I took with the California Milk Advisory Board to the Bootsma Dairy Farm.  Remember?  I was hanging out with some very happy […]

Brown Butter Blueberry-Bacon Waffle Recipe {Gluten-Free Option}

Brown Butter Blueberry Bacon waffles | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

It’s subtly smoky, super sweet, fruity and cake-like — it’s the waffle of your dreams. And now . . . .  it’s a reality. Anyone would be happy to wake up to the incredible aroma of the flavors in these waffles coming together.  Anyone would believe they’re still dreaming as the aroma drifts beneath their […]

Breakfast Bacon and Eggs Smashed Potato Pizza

Bacon and Eggs Smashed Potato Breakfast Pizza | cookingontheweekends.com

You know when this recipe would be perfect? Yep, you got it — Christmas morning!  We’ll, really any morning (afternoon or evening), but with Christmas just two days away, why not make it extra special with this deliciousness!? A bite of crispy potato with melting Dubliner, smoky bacon and creamy egg yolk might even get […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Gingerbread Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Ginger Bread Recipe - cookingontheweekends.com

This year we had a smaller Thanksgiving than usual and it was lovely — warm, peaceful and intimate.  Eleven of us fit around my parents’ beautiful dining room table, candles lit, kids giggling, dogs under the table, and my dad carving the turkey.  It was perfect — except for one thing . . . Circumstances […]

What Makes a Comfort Food a Comfort Food? | Top 20 Comfort Food Recipes + Cookbook Giveaway {CLOSED}

Top 20 Comfort Food Meals | cookingontheweekends.com

What makes something a comfort food? Some people think of comfort foods as something soothing when they’re sad or upset.  You know, like if you’ve had a really rough day, so you stop on your way home for a pint of coffee ice cream, that you hope to have while you watch mindless TV?  (Not […]

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal Recipe

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal | cookingontheweekends.com

A blend of Chai spices can warm your heart and soothe your soul. At least, I think it can. (And even more, I love how that sounds.) Much like a curry, there are many different blends of chai with various combinations of spices.  In this recipe I use cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger and together they […]

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