Grilled Corn Ice Cream Recipe

Grilled Corn Ice Cream Recipe

We took a family trip to Seattle a couple of weeks ago and had some absolutely incredible meals.  I'll be writing all about all of them and the restaurants very soon, but today you get a small taste from one of them.At Matt's in the Market restaurant, (where I also got my inspiration for the Compressed Watermelon … [Read more...]

Caramelized Banana-Blueberry Gelato Recipe

Caramelized Banana-Blueberry Gelato Recipe

It turned out to be a good thing that we couldn't eat our most recent batch of bananas quickly enough.  I bought way too many at once, and somehow did the same thing with blueberries. I couldn't very well let these delicious fruits go to waste, so I created this super interesting and crazy delicious gelato recipe.  … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Ice Cream Recipe

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I love cinnamon and I can't imagine life in my kitchen without it.  It's as crucial a staple as olive oil or butter as far as I'm concerned.  And I'd be very surprised if any of you didn't have cinnamon in your pantry.This heavenly spice is packed with health benefits and adds warmth and delicious flavor to both … [Read more...]

The Very Best Pumpkin Recipes and an Introduction to Bijouxs

Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes | cookingontheweekends.com

Enjoy the pumpkin deliciousness, and I have a special treat for you at the end of the post!Now, you know when I say something like "the very best," I mean my very best, right?  Though I'd be delighted if they were known to be the very best.  ;-)I love everything about pumpkins.  Their natural beauty, delicious … [Read more...]

Lemon-Lavender Frozen Custard Recipe

Lemon-Lavender Frozen Custard Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

This has to be one of the smoothest, creamiest, most lovely and delicious frozen desserts on the planet.  Just sayin'.  (Although, it's possible it's tied with this Chocolate-Chocolate Gelato.  Possible.) … [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day!

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My dad with me exactly 11 years ago, on my wedding day . . . . and a couple of weeks ago with his two favorite dogs, me and my boys. My husband, the other best dad in the world. ~    ~     ~ Wishing you all a very happy, warm, and love-filled Father’s Day! I hope you and your families are all sharing a … [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...]

12 MOST POPULAR RECIPES OF 2012

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...]

Chocolate-Chocolate Gelato Recipe

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My husband's marriage proposal was incredibly unique and extremely romantic.We were hiking in a canyon way out in Malibu (the same trail where we got lost on our third date -- which is a long story for another time).It seemed out of nowhere that a guy from a band I loved appeared from behind a cliff and … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Trumpet Vines and Salted, Spiced Caramel Pumpkin Gelato

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As a kid, I was always excited when October arrived, and a special, seasonal pumpkin ice-cream would arrive at our local Baskin-Robbins ice-cream store.  I thought it was so delicious.  And while I'm sure it still is, I've since learned a thing or two about cooking since then, and created my own -- kicking it up about … [Read more...]