Lemon Roasted Baby Artichoke and Avocado Salad Recipe with Sherry Vinaigrette

Lemon Roasted Baby Artichoke and Avocado Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette | cookingontheweekends.com

This weekend was highly unusual around here.The kitchen was quiet!No simmering, no braising, no chopping, and no stirring.(In fact, we even got Indian take-out one night -- yum!)You see, on Saturday morning we collected our newest family member, Maple.  It was a very busy weekend and we're all in love. … [Read more...]

Fried Egg Sandwich Recipe

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The other day, I met a friend at the super delicious Rustic Canyon restaurant in Santa Monica.  They have a burger that I've been dying to try.Turns out they're closed for lunch!  (Really!?)So we went across the street to Huckleberry (same owners).  Just about everything at Huckleberry is also fantastic, and … [Read more...]

Mexican Chopped Salad Recipe with Spiced Pepitas and Honey-Chipotle Lime Dressing

Mexican Chopped Salad with Chipotle Lime Dressing | Cooking On The Weekends

Our Mexican food fest continues.  This Mexican Chopped Salad will be the perfect light accompaniment to the Smoky Chipotle Nachos and other richer dishes we'll be serving at my husband's little birthday soirée this weekend.With food, little details can make a big difference.   For example, I think ice-cream tastes … [Read more...]