Comforting Potato Dishes For Fall

Idaho Potato Turkey Chili Bowl

Though we all love Idaho Potatoes Through the Seasons, they are as much a fall comfort food as hot chocolate and pumpkin bread pudding!  (You can scroll to the bottom to click on the images to get the recipes . . . or, slow down and enjoy all of the potatoes!)Creamy and rich, hearty and versatile, it's smart to have … [Read more...]

Fresh Lemon-Pepper Grilled Corn Recipe

Fresh Lemon-Pepper Grilled Corn Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

This super simple recipe screams summer fresh deliciousness!   And in this case, by "recipe," I mean throwing a few lovely flavors together on the grill.  I promise you, if you serve this at a summer BBQ, you'll be a star. … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Grilled Pork Chop Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Grilled Pork Chop Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

We're going on a family vacation to a tropical beach very soon -- so naturally, I have pineapple on my mind.  (And I'm beyond excited about the vacation!)  When I've been cooking lately, I've found myself thinking of how to add tropical twists to my recipes. … [Read more...]

Eight Awesome Grilled Side Dish Recipes

Eight Awesome Grilled Side Dish Recipes | cookingontheweekends.com #memorialdayrecipes

It's Memorial Day weekend and we're firing up the grill, and inviting friends over to enjoy this summer kick-off with a delicious BBQ. … [Read more...]

Chile-Lime Grilled Watermelon Recipe

Chile-Lime Grilled Watermelon Recipe

Add the tangy flavor of a lime, and the spicy flavor of a hot chile, to sweet, juicy watermelon and see what happens.I think it's an explosion of refreshing deliciousness!It makes this already cooling snack, all the more perfect for a hot summer day.  I served that a casual BBQ along side Grilled Flank Steak … [Read more...]

15 July 4th Recipe Ideas

15 Best 4th of July Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

* From left to right, recipe links to the above images are below. * What are you doing to celebrate the 4th of July?  More importantly, what are you eating to celebrate the 4th of July? … [Read more...]

Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer Grilling Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

It's Memorial Day weekend and tomorrow is the first official BBQ day of summer.  (I just made that up.)These are some of my favorite summer grilling recipes that are perfect for casual outdoor entertaining!Click on the titles to get the delicious recipes.Top left: Spicy Grilled Sriracha Burgers with Crispy … [Read more...]

Grilled Chile-Lime Corn on the Cob Recipe and Little Something Sweet . . .

Grilled Chile-Lime Corn on the Cob Recipe and Little Something Sweet . . .  | Cooking On The Weekends

It's the little things.Sometimes it's the most simple, littliest things that can make me happy.Last week we walked out our front door, just like we had a million times before -- only this time we noticed that we had house guests.   The best, sweetest, most delightful house guests possible -- and they can stay … [Read more...]

Spicy Grilled Sriracha Burgers with Crispy Shallots and Ginger-Chile Aioli

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Do you remember the delicious Miso Marianted Black Cod I made for my dad's birthday last year?  You might also recall the Creamy Miso Noodle Soup we made recently that was inspired by his love of Japan.  (And no, we're not having a quiz! ;-))As you can tell, my dad quite likes foods with an Asian vibe.  (Me too!) … [Read more...]

Summer Wrap-Up and Recipes For Your Labor Day Soireé!

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These three boys are responsible for my having a fantastic summer! I can only hope  summer felt longer to my kids than it did for me!  Somehow it flew by.  My boys and I spent most of it just hangin' out together, and cooking on the weekends, of course! So it's time for the last summer BBQ (though there's no rule … [Read more...]