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. by

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick's Day | cookingontheweekends.com

Want to know how happy I am when I see a Melissa’s Produce box at my door?  So happy, that it’s as if I’m one of my sons seeing an Amazon box that contains a new Skylander.  (Trust me — that’s happy!) by

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Spicy and and full of flavor, Crispy Garlic Ginger Baby Bok Choy is an addicting snack, a scrumptious side dish and would add perfectly to a menu celebrating the Chinese New Year! by

Grilled Chile-Lime Baby Corn

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“Little” means “cute,” don’t’ you think? Babies, puppies, doll house furniture — even a teeny tiny pencil can be cute! You’re wondering:  why is she talking about all this little stuff?  Am I right? by

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 […]

Spiced Tangerine Grilled Tofu Recipe

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Shortly after I got married, I awoke one morning to the wonderful aroma of what I thought might be bacon.  Since my husband’s a vegetarian, I thought it couldn’t be.  And I was right. When I went to the kitchen I found him eating what looked like long, rectangular, pinkish crackers.  Um . . . […]

Spicy Miso Glazed Eggplant Recipe

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Do you know how eggplants got their name?  They’re not eggs, after all! Turns out that small, Thai eggplants are a whitish, yellowish color and have the shape of a goose egg.  And because of these particular fruits, in the 18th century, the name eggplant was born.  (Yes, though eaten as a vegetable, technically eggplants […]

Vegetarian Pad Thai with Spicy Lime-Peanut Sauce

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It happened! For the first time in years, I followed through with a New Years’s resolution! I had my first sofa dinner party of 2012! And this my friends, is what we had for dinner: Vegetarian Pad Thai with Spicy Lime-Peanut Sauce, Spicy Cilantro Shrimp, wine, and big bowls of M & M’s!  (Yep. Dessert […]

Spicy Cilantro Shrimp

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Have you ever seen a “secret sauce” on a menu? If I had a menu, the sauce for this shrimp would definitely be my “secret sauce!”  Just calling it that makes it so much more alluring, doesn’t it?! Here’s the deal. . . this sauce has essentially three ingredients, takes about two minutes to prepare, […]

Marinated Grilled Portabella Mushroom Recipe

Marinated Grilled Portabella Mushrooms | Cooking On The Weekends

Portabella mushrooms are “meaty.”  Really, they are!  Just ask my vegetarian husband.  As if he’d know, right?  Actually, the truth is, while they certainly can’t compete with a perfect rib-eye or flank steak, they are indeed a very hearty mushroom! This marinade is one of my favorites!  It has a spicy Asian vibe that works […]

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