Coconut Curried Smashed Potato Stew Recipe

Curried Smashed Potato Stew Recipe -- In a warm coconut sauce filled with aromatic curry spices, creamy, buttery textured Dutch Yellow Potatoes have never been better!

In a warm coconut sauce filled with aromatic curry spices, the rich and creamy, buttery textured Dutch Yellow Potatoes have never been better!As I've told you before, my recipe inspiration comes from all over -- anything from the produce that’s in season and the temperature outside, to the mood I’m in and flavors I’m … [Read more...]

How to Use Fresh Turmeric

How to Use Fresh Turmeric

Fresh Turmeric is easy to use and it's gorgeous!  Known for giving curry its golden color, turmeric has a peppery, warm flavor and a fragrance reminiscent of citrus and ginger.  Widely used in Indian and other South Asian cuisines, it's also known for having numerous health benefits.According to Melissa's Produce, … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

People often ask me for restaurant suggestions.  And I always laugh because I have no idea where to send anybody!  (I guess people think I should know since I'm all about food and cooking.  Go figure.)I'd like to say it's my two young boys that keep me and my husband from getting out much, but the truth is, by the … [Read more...]

Gifts For the Cook Who (You Think) Has Everything – 2013

Best Gifts for the Cook who has everything | Cooking on the Weekends

Last week I shared 20 Cool Gifts for Foodies Under $20, and I must say, it's a fantastic collection of affordable, useful and super awesome items!  Today I'm sharing my top picks for "the cook who has everything."  You know, for that friend who's incredibly passionate about cooking, who you think has every cooking … [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...]


Top 2012 Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

I don't make a list of New Year's Resolutions.  I used to, but if I didn't accomplish the things I'd set out to, well, that was a bum out.  Instead, as I get ready for the new year, I make a list of what I did accomplish and feel good about.One of the things on my 2012 list  is that I wrote almost 200 delicious … [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...]

Curry French Fries with Coconut-Lime Dipping Sauce


These Curry French Fries are unique, crazy delicious, and a most perfect snack!Who doesn't love a good French fry?I mean, seriously!Remember my Smoky Chipotle Parmesan French Fries?Well my friends, these fries, while a totally different flavor profile, are just as amazing!They're like a meal in and … [Read more...]

Easy Thai Curry Paste Recipe


Let's be real.We don't wake up feeling great every single day.Today I woke up on the wrong side of the bed.  Well, actually that's not true, I woke up on my side of the bed -- just way too late.I won't bore you with the stress I felt for the following twenty-five minutes trying to make lunches, get my boys … [Read more...]

Curried Corn Stew with Lentils and Sweet Potato Recipe


Have you ever seen an ingredient in the market and wondered what it was? And how to use it?I know I have and I am a culinary school graduate!But that's the wonderful thing about cooking and food -- there's always a new discovery to be made.  By stepping a little outside our comfort zones, we can find amazing, … [Read more...]