Super Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cokie Recipe |

I have a lovely friend, Joelle, who I met at the Tae Kwon Do studio, where both of our kids take classes.  We watch the class (when our kids are doing something cool, anyway), and talk about food.Joelle is a foodie, and told me last week she's been on a quest for a super chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe.  She … [Read more...]

Nutella-ish Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Nutella-ish Gluten-Free Cookie Recipe |

These gluten-free cookies are full of the goodness of chocolate and hazelnuts!  You'll think you're eating Nutella right from the jar, though it's not even an ingredient.Please don't worry about the "ish."  These cookies are full of hazelnut-chocolate deliciousness and are very reminiscent of what I eat with a … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe |

I wanted to be okay with just the raisins and oats . . . . but I really wasn't.I soaked the raisins and started gathering the other ingredients.  As I moved around the kitchen, I tried to stop thinking about it and move on . . . . but I couldn't.I just wanted to warm up the oven and stay home . . . . but I … [Read more...]

Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway + Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe

There are granola bars, and there are Roasted Hazelnut-Orange Chocolate Granola Bars.Since tasting Nutella for the first time as a little kid, hazelnuts have been one of my favorite things in the world.  Their rich, buttery flavor is matched by no other nut.  And when you cook good , your house will be filled with … [Read more...]

Chocolate, Oat and Espresso Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Chocolate, Oat and Espresso Breakfast Cookie Recipe |

I'm just going to cut to the chase. . .I woke up on Sunday morning and quite simply wanted some sort of crunchy cereal, something sweet, like chocolate, and of course, a perfect cup of coffee.So I put all of these things together in a delicious, totally satisfying cookie.  And there you have it.Chocolate, … [Read more...]

Individual Ojai Pixie Tangerine (No-Bake) Cheesecakes Recipe

Ojai Pixie Tangerine Individual Cheesecakes Recipe |

Around this time last year, I went to the beautiful Ojai Valley in Southern California with Melissa's Produce to learn all about Ojai Pixie Tangerines.  I shared this experience here, and it's a great prelude to any Ojai Pixie recipe (in my humble opinion). ;-)Pixie tangerines are sun-sweetened, delicate, seedless … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Recipes – 2014!

Valentines Day Chocolate 2014! |

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "Valentines' Day?"Is it hearts?  Red and pink?  Romance?  Sweet friendships?  Or is it chocolate?I'd love to hear your answers in the comments below the post.  (You're probably not wondering -- but if you are, for me it's chocolate.) … [Read more...]

40+ of the Best Citrus Recipes!

30+ Best Citrus Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

Be it a Pixi tangerine, a Ruby grapefruit, or a big, plump Sumo, I love juicy, sweet, perfectly ripe winter citrus as much as I do a plum pulled right from its tree in the summer.My absolute favorite way to eat citrus is simply peeled and out of hand.  That said, there are so many divine creations to be made with … [Read more...]

28 Delectable Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday Cookies Galore 2013 | Cooking On The Weekends

'Tis the season.  'Tis the season for many things, but especially for baking cookies, exchanging cookies, gifting cookies, and eating cookies!So let's explore 28 Delectable Holiday Cookie Recipes, shall we?(Please note that about half of these cookie recipes are gluten-free.)Click on the titles to get … [Read more...]

Brown Butter Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Brown Butter Pecan Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

When I started Cooking On The Weekends a few years ago, I had no idea that not only would I be continuing my career in an area I'm passionate about, but that I would also gain a whole community of new friends.  I've made foodie friends not only around the globe, but am also fortunate enough to be a part of a local … [Read more...]