Lemon Black Rice Spring Salad Recipe

Lemon Black Rice Spring Salad Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Sometimes selecting different foods to put together in a recipe, is like selecting different paint colors to put together in a house. If you’re not sure what I mean, follow my thought process in creating this recipe. by

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Tonight I’ll be home on the couch with my family, in my pajamas, with a good TV show — not at an Irish Pub.  That won’t stop me from enjoying St. Patrick’s Day, though!  I’ve mentioned before (just a million times or so), that I enjoy most foods — and the food on this holiday […]

Avocado, Beet and Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe

Avocado, Beet and Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

Like this salad, I’m going to keep it simple today. This morning I took advantage of having a gorgeous avocado, a few vibrant Ojai Pixies from Melissa’s Produce, and beautiful roasted beets in my kitchen.  I thought their colors would be stunning together on a bright white plate., and I knew their flavors and textures […]

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. by

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick's Day | cookingontheweekends.com

Want to know how happy I am when I see a Melissa’s Produce box at my door?  So happy, that it’s as if I’m one of my sons seeing an Amazon box that contains a new Skylander.  (Trust me — that’s happy!) by

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? by

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Spicy and and full of flavor, Crispy Garlic Ginger Baby Bok Choy is an addicting snack, a scrumptious side dish and would add perfectly to a menu celebrating the Chinese New Year! by

Smoky Grilled Red Onions (and introducing Not Ketchup)

Smoky Grilled Red Onions | Cooking On The Weekends

My mom seems to be a common theme in my posts lately.  Last week she starred in my Ginger-Citrus Pie post, and then over the weekend, it was her favorite burrito that inspired the Chocolate Chipotle Chili. “Double the onions.”  That’s a famous quote from my mom.  Whether she’s ordering pizza, Chicken Tikka, steak, or […]

New Year’s Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Pea-Spinach and Mushroom Gratin Recipe

Black-Eyed Pea-Spinach and Mushroom Gratin Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

It might be a big stretch for me to call this a form of a New Year’s Hoppin’ John dish, but I’m going to anyway. In the South, folks believe that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s day will bring good luck and prosperity in the new year.  Hoppin’ John is the name of a […]

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