Smoky Three-Pepper Corn Chowder Recipe + The Great Pepper Cookbook Giveaway! {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Smoky Three Pepper Corn Chowder Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Though I'd love for you to take your time, if  you want to jump to the bottom of the post for the recipe and to enter the giveaway, I won’t be offended. ;-) ~ ~ ~ Peppers, peppers, peppers!  From mild to wild, get ready for a whole lot of them.  From this crazy good chowder to a fiery pesto and a spicy, hearty egg … [Read more...]

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

New culinary word or the day: alcaparrado.  Ever heard of it?  I hadn't either, until a few days ago when I read a Cuban recipe in the March issue of Savuer Magazine. Alcaparrado is a mix of pimento-stuffed olives, capers and raisins.  This blend of deliciousness is typically found in a rich, hearty cuban stew called … [Read more...]

Smoky Cumin Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Smoky Cumin Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

This might just be the most comforting of all vegetarian comfort foods.I'm just going to cut to the chase today and tell you that this recipe is best described as creamy, crisp, earthy, rich, smoky, and sweet. Now imagine all of that, at once, in each bite. And there you have it.Smoky Cumin Roasted Root … [Read more...]

Kotosoupa Recipe {Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup}

Kotosoupa Recipe-Greek Chicken Lemon Soup | cookingontheweekends.com

Move over Chicken Noodle, here comes something a little more interesting, and perhaps even more comforting.After I ate every last bit of the Skorthalia that I loved so much at The Greek Authentic Cuisine, I had a bowl of an incredibly delicious, traditional Greek soup called Kotosoupa.  Whether you want to soothe a … [Read more...]

Miso Gai Lan Egg Soup Recipe

Miso Gai Lan and Egg Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

It's almost Chinese New Year -- it's this Friday, the 31st and I suggest serving this super delicious soup after the Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Chips that we made on Monday.Gai Lan.  Ever heard of it?Well if you haven't, you'll start to more and more because a little birdie told me it's going to be "the new … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

People often ask me for restaurant suggestions.  And I always laugh because I have no idea where to send anybody!  (I guess people think I should know since I'm all about food and cooking.  Go figure.)I'd like to say it's my two young boys that keep me and my husband from getting out much, but the truth is, by the … [Read more...]

Blueberry Balsamic Braised Brisket Recipe

Blueberry Balsamic Braised Brisket Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

There's a reason blueberries are being called "little blue dynamos."  Blueberries can enhance much more than a bowl of granola, my friends!These dynamos have a place at breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in-between.  From grilled cheese sandwiches, to sparkling cocktails and cookies -- these wonderfully sweet … [Read more...]

One Recipe, Ten Cooks, Ten Different Results — Why?

One Recipe, Ten Cooks, Ten Different Results -- Why? | Cooking On The Weekends

When one of my sons complains that the other one is copying him, I always say the same thing: "First of all, it's a compliment. He thinks what you're doing is cool. And second, even if he copies what you're doing, it will turn out differently."Then I find myself going on to say: "If ten different people make one of … [Read more...]

DAY ONE: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR & Roasted Poblano Idaho Yukon Gold Potato Soup Recipe

DAY ONE: IDAHO POTATO HARVEST TOUR and Roasted Poblano Roasted Idaho Yukon Gold Potato Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

For more on the Idaho Potato Harvest Tour, you can also check out the remaining days: Day Two, Day Three, and The Last Day.Scroll to the bottom of this post if you're in a hurry to get to the recipe -- though I hope you'll take your time to get to know Idaho with me!What do you get when some fantastic folks from … [Read more...]

Sweet Red Kapia Pepper Soup Recipe

Sweet Red Kapia Pepper Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Remember when I said the sweet red pepper sauce I made for the Patagonian Tooth Fish, was so delicious, that I could practically drink it?Well I slightly revised the recipe, poured it into a bowl, and compromised a bit by using a spoon instead of a straw. ;-)Starring Sweet Red Kapia Peppers from Melissa's … [Read more...]