Breadless Bell Pepper Ham and Cheese “Panini” Recipe

Breadless Bell Pepper 6Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich Recipe -- The super fun, breadless sandwich is over-the-top delicious! I made it with peppers because I think it’s tasty, and it also happens to be an awesome gluten-free dish!

This super fun, breadless sandwich is over-the-top delicious!  I made it with peppers because I think it’s tasty, and it also happens to be an awesome gluten-free dish! Have you ever done an art project that turns out exactly how you imagined it would?That’s what happened here . . . .I imagined that it might be … [Read more...]

Spring Asparagus Grilled Cheese + 8 Favorite Asparagus Recipes

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It's cute, crazy delicious and they sing springtime.  What more could you want in a grilled cheese sandwich!?  This is one of a few Easter recipes I wrote for Momtastic.  You can get the recipe and see it featured here.  Enjoy!Below are a few more of my favorite asparagus recipes -- all of which would be delightful … [Read more...]

Winter Citrus Honey Melt

Winter Citrus Honey Melt | cookingontheweekends.com

I know, I know, citrus and melting cheese might sound like a bizarre combination.  I suppose it is -- but, it's also interesting and super delicious.Citrus is more typically paired with softer aged cheeses, like Cashel Blue or Gorgonzola, and with good reason -- it's fabulous!  (Goat cheese is also a lovely … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipe: A Patriotic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

4th of July Recipe: Patriotic Grilled Cheese

If you can hardly contain your excitement about this sandwich, you can head to the bottom of the post to be directed to the recipe.  Otherwise, I’d love for you to take your time . . . . We live in a small-ish town in LA County. Without traffic (as if), we're about 20 minutes from downtown LA, and about 10 minutes … [Read more...]

Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Best Mother's Day Brunch Recipes | cookingontheweekends.com

And by "best," I mean my favorites.   And by "Mother's Day," I mean a perfect excuse to make one of my favorite brunch recipes!  (Not that you should ever need an excuse to eat fantastic food!) … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Grilled Cheese Recipe

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Tonight I'll be home on the couch with my family, in my pajamas, with a good TV show -- not at an Irish Pub.  That won't stop me from enjoying St. Patrick's Day, though!  I've mentioned before (just a million times or so), that I enjoy most foods -- and the food on this holiday is no exception.  I love these leftovers … [Read more...]

12 Most Popular Recipes of 2013

12 most popular receips of 2013 | Cooking On The Weekends

Is there anyone who likes traffic?Where I live in Los Angeles, I-405, I-10, I-101, you name it, and it's full of traffic most of the time.  Nobody likes it!  Ever!There is one place though, where I actually LOVE traffic.  You heard me . . . LOVE!Right here, my friends -- on Cooking On The Weekends!  All of … [Read more...]

Sugar Kiss Melon and Chorizo-Manchego Grilled Cheese Recipe

Sugar Kiss Melon and Chorizo-Manchego Grilled Cheese | Cooking On The Weekends

I've said it before, and I'll say it again -- if you haven't tried a Kiss melon, you must!I connected with Sandstone Melons just after I fell in love with the unbelievable flavor and sweetness of the Sugar Kiss.  Last year I wrote a dozen Kiss melon recipes, and this year I'm writing a whopping four and a half … [Read more...]

Best Basil Recipes

Best Basil Reicpes | Cooking On The Weekends

Recently on my Cooking On The Weekends Facebook Page, I asked the question, "If you had to name one food that most quickly brings your mind to summer, what would it be?"  Amidst all of the peaches and strawberries, basil was a recurring answer.So while I plan to bring you many peach and strawberry recipes … [Read more...]

Strawberry-Grape Grilled Cheese with Brie and Lemony Basil

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Sometimes I spend days creating recipes in my mind.Sometimes I spend hours, sometimes minutes, and sometimes just seconds.This one came to me almost instantly for a few reasons: I was famished. I had a craving for red grapes and brie the other day, so I had them on hand. My dad had just given me a big bag … [Read more...]