Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Sesame Salad Recipe

Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Sesame Salad Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

What are you doing this weekend? Want to have brunch with me? Excellent! The menu . . . French Toast Bread Pudding Crispy Hash Browns with Eggs and a Side of Bacon Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Salad Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookies Chocolate Truffle Espresso Muffins Iced Mocha Smoothies by

Organic Mixed Fruit Box from Melissa’s Produce

Organic Fruit Box From Melissa's

It’s rare these days to get anything other than bills and ads in the (snail) mail. So imagine my delight to find a big box at my doorstep when I arrived home the other day. And now imagine how happy I was to unveil a gorgeous collection of seasonal organic fruits! by

Introducing Sumo Citrus

Introducing Sumo Tangerines | Cooking On The Weekends

Sumo Citrus has a thick, bumpy, often dirty rind and a funny knob on top — however, you should never judge citrus by its skin. You see beneath the seemingly tough rind, is a seedless, delicate, unbelievably juicy fruit — and it’s quite possibly the sweetest citrus I’ve ever tasted. by

Grapefruit Jalapeño Marmalade

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My grandfather was an amazing painter.  He had a really cool studio in the house he shared with my grandmother. The floor of the studio was linoleum brick, its tables were filled with paints, and easels stood everywhere. My grandfather’s paintings covered every inch of the walls, and my grandmother’s African Violets sat huddled together […]

Minty Grapefruit Brûlée

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Is this dessert? Or is it a side of fresh fruit?  Is it simply pretty on the plate? Who really cares — it’s divine tasting and absolutely stunning to look at. I’m serving this as part of brunch this weekend, but I think it’d work brilliantly after dinner, too.  (Well, as brilliantly as any dessert that […]

Friday Flowers: Stone Fruit Flowers and Winter Citrus Carpaccio

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It’s the beginning of February, right?  Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m already seeing signs of Spring! Yesterday in and around Los Angeles, I saw several stone fruit trees beginning to bloom!  (Most of the trees blooming this early are ornamental ones, which are those that don’t produce fruit.  Stone fruits include plums, […]

Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe with Yuzu-Jalapeño Dressing

Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe with Yuzu-Jalapeño Dressing | Cooking On The Weekends

Remember the Sugar Kiss melon that I fell in love with?  Ah . . . the love affair continues:   Sugar Kiss melons just melt in your mouth and are right up there with desserts in the sweetness department! Well, once I had the Sugar Kiss, I had to try the Honey Kiss and the […]

Friday Flowers: Nastursiums! Grapefruit-Avocado Salad Recipe

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Welcome, everybody, to my first “Friday Flowers!” Flowers inspire me greatly — and different flowers make me think about different foods. “Friday Flowers” isn’t necessarily about adding floral items to what I’m cooking.   Flowers often just make me think of different foods I want to eat or cook.  For example Lavender makes me think of […]

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