Sausage Omelet-Filled Poblano Chile Pepper Recipe

Sausage-Pesto Omelet Filled Poblano Chile Pepper Recipe |

Though I really like to keep my focus on delicious food and cooking here, today I'll share that lately I've been consumed with worry about some people in my life who I care deeply for.  One who isn't well physically, one who isn't well mentally, and then of course, those around them who are suffering as a result of … [Read more...]

Caramelized Onion Potato Egg White Frittata Recipe

Caramelized Onion Potato Egg White Frittata Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Do you ever order an egg white omelet because you think it's the "light and healthy" choice?Well, it's certainly a healthy choice -- however, why does it have to be light?  Don't get me wrong, light can be delicious, but when I'm especially hungry, I want something that tastes hearty, rich, and healthy, but not … [Read more...]

Buttermilk Baked French Toast Recipe, + a Side of Bacon & Eggs

Buttermilk Baked French Toast Recipe . . . With a Side of Bacon and Eggs | Cooking On The Weekends with Valentina

You know that bite of French toast drizzled with maplesyrup, that gets a bit of the yolk from the side of eggs, and a few crumbles from the side of bacon?  (The best bite ever.) … [Read more...]

Kahlùa Espresso Gelato Recipe

Kahlùa Espresso Gelato Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I was introduced to the flavor of coffee at a very early age, probably under ten-years-old.No, not in a mug with half and half!  Rather, in pint-sized container of Häagen-Dazs coffee ice cream.  You see, it was, and still is my dad's favorite flavor.  It didn't have to be Häagen-Dazs, but I think more often than … [Read more...]

Poached Egg on Grilled Avocado with Bacon-Onion Compote and Kerrygold Cashel Blue

Kerrygold Cashel Blue | Cooking On The Weekends

There's flying coach, and then there's flying first class.There's fat-free frozen yogurt, and then there's Italian gelato.And there's blue cheese, and then there's Kerrygold Cashel Blue cheese! This semi-soft, unbelievably creamy cheese has an tangy, robust flavor that spreads onto toast and melts in your … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes: Caramelized Red Onion Asparagus Frittata, and then some. . .

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

I think the mere act of sitting down to a brunch can be as decadent as the food served.Never mind "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," I think brunch is the most important meal of the day!  However, it's the one meal that nobody has regularly.  And it's for exactly that reason that it's so … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes 2013

Cinco de Mayo Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

You still have time!  Quick, call a few friends and invite them for a casual, fun Cinco de Mayo fiesta.If I'm being honest, my favorite part about Cinco de Mayo is the food.Pictured above are a few of my recent Cinco de Mayo recipes and a few others with incredibly delicious Latin flavors.  Here are the links … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs

Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs | Cooking On The Weekends

Don't think just because I've been eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles and delicious cheesecake recently, that I've forgotten about the most nutrient dense vegetable on the planet!Oh no, no. I still work cilantro into my meals regularly.I love these Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs!  They're as packed with … [Read more...]

Crispy Hash Browns, Eggs and a Side of Bacon

Crispy Hash Browns, Eggs and a Side of Bacon | Cooking On The Weekends

You could have hash browns, bacon and eggs -- each one a couple inches apart form the other on a somewhat sparse looking plate.  That could be good -- however, what if you fancied up this traditional breakfast combination, and put them neatly together in a cute little ramekin?I'll tell you exactly what . . . you'd … [Read more...]

How to Make Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs

Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs -- for Easter | Cooking On The Weekends

Easter eggs?  Well traditional Easter eggs they're not . . . but how cool would these eggs be on your Easter table? I will tell you:  just as cool as my Beet Pickled Eggs.  Both are beautiful and delicious, so I say make the two of them and totally wow your guests.All around China, these Marbled Tea Eggs are a … [Read more...]