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 cows?When I … [Read more...]

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 bedroom … [Read more...]

Breakfast Bacon and Eggs Smashed Potato Pizza

Bacon and Eggs Smashed Potato Breakfast Pizza |

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 … [Read more...]

Roasted Butternut Squash Gingerbread Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Ginger Bread Recipe -

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 were … [Read more...]

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

Top 20 Comfort Food Meals |

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 that I know who that would … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal Recipe

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal |

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 will truly … [Read more...]

Bacon Basil Hasselback Dutch Yellow Potatoes

Bacon Basil Hasselback Dutch Yellow Potatoes |

Can you just imagine the smoky, incredible flavor of bacon seeping into every nook and cranny of these potatoes as they roast.  I'm telling you, the whole potato takes on the flavor and is therefor one of the tastiest bites of potato you'll ever have.  Add to that, fresh basil-garlic deliciousness and it puts it over … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie-Olive Oil Muffins or Cupcakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Pumpkin Pie-Olive Oil Muffins and Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Recipe) |

What's the best compliment one can get about the food they cook? Of course we all find it delightful to hear people say how delicious it is, how beautiful it is, etc.  However, my favorite compliment is when someone tries something they actively don't like, and they love it. Take my cousin Beth for example.   I … [Read more...]

The Very Best Pumpkin Recipes and an Introduction to Bijouxs

Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes |

Enjoy the pumpkin deliciousness, and I have a special treat for you at the end of the post!Now, you know when I say something like "the very best," I mean my very best, right?  Though I'd be delighted if they were known to be the very best.  ;-)I love everything about pumpkins.  Their natural beauty, delicious … [Read more...]

Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Bars on Eating Rules for #OctoberUnprocessed

Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Bars for #OctoberUnprocessed

There's so much going on in the food world in October:  National Apple Month, National Chili  Month, Vegetarian Awareness Month, and believe it or not, there are many more foods being celebrated.For Andrew Wilder of Eating Rules, the most important one is October Unprocessed -- it's his creation, after all. This is … [Read more...]