Persimmon Gingerbread Recipe

Persimmon Gingerbread Recipe - Quick and easy to bake, super delicious, Persimmon Gingerbread is packed with soul-warming spices.

Quick and easy to bake, super delicious, Persimmon Gingerbread is packed with soul-warming spices.  Christmas breakfast, anyone?It's so that weekend.That weekend to bake amazingly delicious dessert bread.Dessert bread full of warming spices that make the whole house smell good.  Dessert bread with spices so … [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...]

Pumpkin Pie-Olive Oil Muffins or Cupcakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Pumpkin Pie-Olive Oil Muffins and Cupcakes (Gluten-Free Recipe) | cookingontheweekends.com

What's the best compliment one can get about the food they cook? Of course we all find it delightful to hear people say how delicious it is, how beautiful it is, etc.  However, my favorite compliment is when someone tries something they actively don't like, and they love it. Take my cousin Beth for example.   I … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Chipotle Colorado-Style Chili Recipe & my Favorite Mexican Restaurant of all Time: Casa Mia

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On Tuesday nights my dad would go on his weekly Sierra Club hike, I would go to gymnastics practice, and my mom and brother would go to one of the best Mexican restaurants of all time -- Casa Mia.My mom and brother went Tuesday nights, but we all went together at least once a week also.  Casa Mia was a dive.  … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Corn Muffin Recipe

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Corn Muffin Recipe

These gluten-free muffins are the best way ever to use your leftover Thanksgiving or Christmas cranberry sauce!I'm always surprised that the morning after the Thanksgiving or Christmas feast, I wake up hungry.  In fact, starving.  What's up with that!?These are quick and easy muffins that you can whip up with your … [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...]

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Ever just wanna have a friend come by for a cup of coffee on a lazy weekend morning?  While I adore a feast of a brunch, on occasion, I just want a delicious morning snack and a fantastic cup of coffee.This creation developed as a result of my love of granola, cookies, and breakfast/brunch.  Rather than make this a … [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...]

Perfect Pulled Pork Recipe . . . in a Taco with Pickled Tomatoes

Perfect Pulled Pork . . . in a Taco with Pickled Tomatoes | Cooking On The Weekends

Flying to another country to see a best friend you haven't seen for years -- that takes a long time, but when the plane lands, the excitement is overwhelming.Sleeping through the night before your birthday or Christmas when you're a kid -- that feels like forever, but in the morning you're beside yourself with … [Read more...]

Curried Tomato-Potato Soup Recipe

Curried Tomato-Potato Soup | Cooking On The Weekends

Doesn't this bowl of soup make you want to curl up with a soft blanket on the couch?After a whole lot of Valentine's Day chocolate  yesterday, I'm ready for some comfort food -- in the form of a warmly spiced, slightly spicy, and incredibly creamy soup.Are you with me?This soup is made even better with a … [Read more...]