Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese

Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese

This Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese is creamy, rich, hearty, packed with delicious, bold Mexican flavors, and is comforting beyond belief! We all probably have a ton of Christmas leftovers.  And we can surely keep eating them, and even create new recipes with them, like my Spiced Cranberry Muffins.However, delicious … [Read more...]

Chorizo Enchilado Melt

Cacique-Chorizo Stew Melt-Enchilado-cilantro-green | cookingontheweekends.com

This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. and Society Culinaria.  As always, all opinions are my own.My work can't get much better than tasting my way through all of the delicious Cacique products.  I have been loving creating recipes with them!  And this recipe combines two of my favorites: beef chorizo and … [Read more...]

What Makes a Comfort Food a Comfort Food? | Top 20 Comfort Food Recipes + Cookbook Giveaway {CLOSED}

Top 20 Comfort Food Meals | cookingontheweekends.com

What makes something a comfort food? Some people think of comfort foods as something soothing when they're sad or upset.  You know, like if you've had a really rough day, so you stop on your way home for a pint of coffee ice cream, that you hope to have while you watch mindless TV?  (Not that I know who that would … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes 2014

Cinco De Mayo Recipes 2014 | cookingontheweekends.com

Every year I create a handful of recipes with a Mexican vibe, and I gather them together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  (No, I'm not making all of these! ) There are two more days until this super delicious holiday, so who will you invite?  What will you cook? … [Read more...]

Curried Tomato Beef Stew


My Thai Curry Paste is gone.We sure had a lovely time together. . .It was so much fun slathered on those divine Curry French Fries, wasn't it?!And oh-so-wonderful for kale leaves to soften in all night, for the super delicious Kale-Grape Salad.And here it is, the magical ingredient, my Easy Thai Curry … [Read more...]

Spicy Sriracha Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Spicy Sriracha Spaghetti and Meatballs

I've been all about sharing fresh-from-the-garden fruit and vegetable recipes this summer, which I love -- however, don't we all crave warm comfort foods year-round?I certainly do!  (Food is often more about one's mood, than the season!)And guess what?!  These sweet, spicy, succulent meatballs are lovely with … [Read more...]

Braised Brisket Stew Recipe


The mere thought of cooking something slowly in the oven all day gets me excited!This is my favorite type of cooking.  I'm talking about cooking that is slow and that completely transforms food into something even more flavorful and delicious.  This is comfort food kind of cooking.  You need to love flavor and … [Read more...]