Perfect Poached Eggs Over Double Hatch Hash Browns

Perfect Poached Eggs Over Double Hatch Hash Browns

This is an absolutely ideal, comforting brunch dish that's full of rich and intense flavors and all kinds of contrasting textures.I can't express enough to you how incredibly delicious this is.  I urge you to make it for friends and family, as it will surely be a meal they'll never forget.  Every bite has both soft … [Read more...]

Smashed Potato Pizza Crust

Smashed Potato Pizza Crust | cookingontheweekends.com

When it comes to cooking, I know I toot my own horn from time to time -- but, I don't often call my creations "brilliant" (even if I'm thinking it).  And while I don't want the horn to toot to loud, I'm quite certain this recipe is brilliant. There, I said it.One ingredient (plus oil, salt and pepper).  … [Read more...]

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

New culinary word or the day: alcaparrado.  Ever heard of it?  I hadn't either, until a few days ago when I read a Cuban recipe in the March issue of Savuer Magazine. Alcaparrado is a mix of pimento-stuffed olives, capers and raisins.  This blend of deliciousness is typically found in a rich, hearty cuban stew called … [Read more...]

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Spicy Cabbage-Potato Pancake Recipe for St. Patrick's Day | cookingontheweekends.com

Want to know how happy I am when I see a Melissa's Produce box at my door?  So happy, that it's as if I'm one of my sons seeing an Amazon box that contains a new Skylander.  (Trust me -- that's happy!) … [Read more...]

Smoky Potato-Pickled Tomato Bites and Savory Cocktails

Smoky Potato-Pickled Tomato Bites and Savory Cocktails | Cooking On The Weekends

Greg Henry of SippitySup was one of the first people who welcomed me into the food blogging community a couple of years ago, just before I started Cooking On The Weekends.I loved SippitySup immediately, and it's no wonder that since I met Greg, he's had his first two cookbooks published: Savory Pies and Savory … [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...]

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...]

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free} | www.cookingontheweekends.com

It's the pretty celadon green casserole dish in these images that inspired this recipe.Though this isn't typically how I create recipes, I love when it happens.  Normally I select the dish, pan, plates, etc.,  based on what I've cooked or want to cook.  Not the other way around.My mother-in-law gave me this … [Read more...]

Rosemary Apple Potatoes – Pavé Style

Rosemary Apple Potatoes - Pavé Style | www.cookingontheweekends.com

I've been wanting to try a potato dish of this sort since I saw this gorgeous image on my friend Sara's site, Average Betty.Pavé is the French word for "paving stones," and it's the word that chef Thomas Keller uses to describe any such rectangular or square food preparation.Sara's Pavé (and I'm sure Thomas … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Spicy Pepper Jack Potato Pancakes

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Last year at this time, Cooking On The Weekends wasn't born yet.I had just read an article in the LA Times Food Section about Sarah Gim of TasteSpotting.  It said that Sarah would be speaking at Camp Blogaway -- a two-day camp packed with back to back sessions about all of the different aspects of the food blogging … [Read more...]