Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes - Honey Glazed Korean Pears in Wonton Crisps with Cinnamon Cream

From unique and delicious twists on favorite classic Thanksgiving pies, to perfectly fall- spiced apples and pears for the holiday -- there's a dessert here to wow every guest at your table.Here are my top ten Thanksgiving dessert recipes!  (And yes, there's chocolate, too!) Click on the title or image to get each … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Pumpkin Caramel Coffee Cake {Gluten-Free Recipe}

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This coffee cake is the ideal way to start a fall morning -- it's warmly spiced, soft, crumbly and full of the delicious flavor of pumpkin.  I have to be honest here.  When I get a recipe idea in my mind, more often than not, it turns out as I'd hoped it would.  Not this time -- however, the result was amazing, just … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal Recipe

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal | cookingontheweekends.com

A blend of Chai spices can warm your heart and soothe your soul. At least, I think it can. (And even more, I love how that sounds.)Much like a curry, there are many different blends of chai with various combinations of spices.  In this recipe I use cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger and together they will truly … [Read more...]

12 Most Popular Recipes of 2013

12 most popular receips of 2013 | Cooking On The Weekends

Is there anyone who likes traffic?Where I live in Los Angeles, I-405, I-10, I-101, you name it, and it's full of traffic most of the time.  Nobody likes it!  Ever!There is one place though, where I actually LOVE traffic.  You heard me . . . LOVE!Right here, my friends -- on Cooking On The Weekends!  All of … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Maple Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

Chai Spiced Maple Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Fall flavors, warming spices, and pure comfort -- from start to finish, they're all whipped up and baked together in one dish, perfectly sweetened with maple syrup.Maple is one of my favorite flavors, and this couldn't be a more ideal brunch recipe for this time of year.  It can be made ahead of time and is easily … [Read more...]

Three Compound Butter Recipes + Giveaway {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Compound Butter Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

To have great success while cooking, you must start with the best ingredients possible.  This is true whether we're talking about anything from a fresh tomato to pasta, and of course, to butter!  I've been using Kerrygold butter for the past year or so -- and don't foresee using another butter in the near future.So … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Recipes: Sweet Potato Soup, Spiced Caramel Pumpkin Pie & Everything In Between

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I haven't quite sorted out all of our Thanksgiving details yet, but a few things I know for sure.I know I'll be with people I love, there will be a roaring fire in the fireplace, and I know I'm making Smoky Paprika-Bacon Roasted Turkey and Pecan Crusted, Spiced Caramel Pumpkin Pie.Above and below are some … [Read more...]

Fall Chai Spiced Apple Cake Recipe

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Two of my boys' best friends, who happen to be brother and sister, live just a few minutes away, and we spend a lot of time at their house.When the kids met each other a few years ago, their mom quickly became one of my best friends, too.Their house is so familiar now that my boys just run in, shedding their … [Read more...]

Holiday Cookies Galore 2011

Holiday Cookies | Cooking On The Weekends

Some people attend "cookie exchange parties."  Others go to "cookie swap parties."  Still others host "holiday parties" -- which are never complete without some cookies.Call these festivities what you will, these events are simply an excuse to get together with friends and family . . . . and eat delicious … [Read more...]

Chai Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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These cookies are near and dear to my heart. I created this recipe a dozen years ago, and today is the first time I'm ever sharing it.  (Well, sharing it in writing -- many people have eaten them over the years!) Chai is the generic word for tea in India.  There's no tea in the recipe -- just the some of the alluring, … [Read more...]