Bacon-Cheddar Gluten-Free Waffles Recipe

Bacon Cheddar Gluten-Free Waffles Recipe -- A savory dinner waffle, that's chock-full of smoky, delicious flavors, and will totally wow everyone at the table!

A savory dinner waffle, that's chock-full of smoky, delicious flavors, and will totally wow everyone at the table! For dinner!?Yes, for dinner!  And not just because my kids thought it was a "totally awesome" idea. (Go figure.)These divine, savory waffles are generously packed with melting cheddar cheese, … [Read more...]

Sweet & Savory Skellig Potato Bites with Cranberry-Pecan Caramelized Onions

Sweet and Savory Skellig Cheddar Potato Bites  | Cooking On The Weekends

I used to feel like Thanksgiving wouldn't be the Thanksgiving I knew and loved, if we didn't celebrate in the home I grew up in.  The home my parents still live in, and where most of the Thanksgivings of my life were spent.My parents' home invites Thanksgiving like no other.  The whole family filled the living … [Read more...]

Mesquite Chipotle-Cheddar Potato Muffin Recipe

Mesquite Chipotle-Cheddar Potato Muffin Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Have you ever used, or heard of Mesquite Flour?I hadn't until a couple of months ago when a fantastic food blogger, David of Cocoa and Lavender, sent me a bag to sample.  David lives in Arizona, where mesquite flour is readily available.  Mesquite trees grow throughout the Sonoran desert, which covers about … [Read more...]

Grand Opening of the Santa Monica Bristol Farms & Hatch Chile Madness!

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A couple of days ago I was invited to the grand opening of a new Bristol Farms in Santa Monica, CA.  When I arrived I couldn't believe my eyes -- the line went from the front door, all the way along the front of the store, wrapped around the corner and continued half way down the block.  There aren't many places where … [Read more...]

Roasted Hatch Chile Cornbread Casserole {Gluten-Free Recipe}


I'm having a Hatch Chile Festival.In my kitchen.(This is not to be confused with the enormous Hatch Chile festival going on Labor Day Weekend in New Mexico.  My kitchen is a bit smaller than New Mexico.)Truth is, all of my beautiful Hatch chiles from Melissa's have indeed been contributing to a festive … [Read more...]

Best Vegetarian Enchilada Recipe Ever!

Best Vegetarian Enchilada Ever |

I'm home!  Did you notice I snuck out during the dessert party?  We went NYC and Woodstock -- sometime between the Salted Caramel Chocolates and the Double Chocolate Almond Spice Cookies.  We had a fantastic vacation -- I can't wait to tell you all about it next week!For now though, I'm happy to share this … [Read more...]