Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Chicken Poblano Pappardelle Pasta

Chicken Poblano Pappardelle Pasta Recipe-green | cookingontheweekends.com

A Mexican comfort food dish made with pasta is every bit as satisfying an Italian one.   (Trust me on this — I had this for dinner last night!) If you really want to shine and mix up the buffet at the Cinco de Mayo party in a few days, I highly recommend bringing Chicken Poblano […]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Smoky Poblano Enchilada Sauce and Pasta Para Duros

Smoky Poblano Enchilada Sauce and Pasta Duros-green-clay-ceramic-herbs-pasta duros-don enrique | cookingontheweekends.com

Cinco de Mayo recipes are here, there and everywhere at the moment.  And frankly, there can never be too many recipes for this delicious holiday. I love creating sauce recipes using different chile varieties, and the smoky flavor of the dried poblanos makes this recipe incredibly delicious!  Now I’ll switch off between this new recipe […]

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

Matzo Brei a la florentine-white-black-broken cracker | cookingontheweekends.com

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 […]

Flourless Chocolate Kahlúa-Espresso Decadence Cake

Chocolate Kahlúa-Espresso Decadence Cake Recipe- white-ramekins with sprinkled sugar and butter | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

There are seven more chocolate recipe-planning days until Valentine’s Day. Let’s be honest: Valentine’s Day is simply a good excuse to eat chocolate — and for one reason and one reason only —  because it’s just so good. This recipe is absolutely luscious.  I mean seriously, it’s oozing with melting dark chocolate, scented with espresso beans, […]

35+ Super Delicious Holiday Cookie Recipes – 2014

35+ Holiday Cookie Recipes - cookingontheweekends.com

There is a cookie here for everyone.  Everyone. Soft and chewy, chocolaty and decadent, light and airy, crisp and fruity, smooth and creamy, sweet and salty, gluten-free and nutty, unique and traditional, and spicy and rich. Lovely with coffee, unbelievable for breakfast, a scrumptious snack, delightful with tea, divine after dinner, and always a delicious […]

20 Cool Gifts For Foodies For Under $20 – 2014

20 Cool Gifts For Foodies For Under 20-2014

A couple of days ago I shared my top picks for this year’s Gifts For the Cook Who (You Think) Has Everything — and I love everything on it!  The prices vary on that list — from low (ish) to high.  On this list, the prices don’t vary much — they’re from low to lower.  These […]

Gifts For the Cook Who (You Think) Has Everything – 2014

Gifts For the Cook Who (You Think) Has Everything - 2014

I’m guessing you have a foodie friend who you think has every cooking tool, every cookbook, and every piece of cooking equipment.  That friend is me!  So you see, I fancy myself an expert in the ideal cooking gift department.  Oh, and I only include products in my gift guides, that I either have and […]

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 […]

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