20 Cool Gifts For Foodies & Cooks For Under $20 – 2016 Guide

20 Cool Gifts For Foodies & Cooks For Under $20 – The 2016 Guide

It's here!  The best gift guide for foodies and cooks for under $20!  As I do every year, I'm presenting a few of my favorite things . . . I've hand picked some really cool and super fun gifts for your foodie and cooking friends and family this year. I'm sure they'll all be a hit (I either have them or want them!), and … [Read more...]

35+ Super Delicious Holiday Cookie Recipes – 2014

35+ Holiday Cookie Recipes - cookingontheweekends.com

There is a cookie here for everyone.  Everyone.Soft and chewy, chocolaty and decadent, light and airy, crisp and fruity, smooth and creamy, sweet and salty, gluten-free and nutty, unique and traditional, and spicy and rich.Lovely with coffee, unbelievable for breakfast, a scrumptious snack, delightful with tea, … [Read more...]

Seared Ahi Tuna Mango-Avocado Appetizer Recipe

Seared Ahi Tuna Avocado-Mango Appetizer Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

For weeks I've been thinking about avocado and mango slices together on a plate.  I know, there's no end to my exciting food thoughts. ;-)Gorgeous and delicious, sweet and creamy, they're both at the tippy top of my favorite foods list(s).Pairing up with peppery, savory, seared Ahi, turns these two beauties … [Read more...]

Organic Palm Sugar-Cinnamon Bread Recipe

Organic Palm Sugar Cinnamon Bread | Cooking On The Weekends

Close your eyes, sprinkle your tongue with it, and it's melting caramel.  Or wait, is it butterscotch?  Maybe it could be sweet, brown butter?No, no, no -- it's Organic Palm Sugar, which is said to be the next big thing in natural sweeteners.Remember when I introduced you to the Pepper Project? I raved their … [Read more...]

Grilled Garden Scallions

Grilled Garden Scallions | Cooking On The Weekends

Ten minutes walking, or two minutes driving, is the house I grew up in, my parents, and their beautiful garden.  (If you've been hanging out on my site for a while now, you know about every tenth post or so, I can't help but mention all of the gorgeous fruits and vegetables from this garden.)What's a girl to do … [Read more...]

Kampot Black Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Black Kampot Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

No matter how many times I read over something I've written, It's still very likely that I'll miss a typo or some grammatical error.  Fortunately, my brother often reads my posts, and sends me a quick text with corrections.  (Thank you, John. :-))Well when he read my post about the Kampot pepper that I used in my … [Read more...]

Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna with Kampot Pepper from the Pepper Project {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna with Kampot Pepper | Cooking On The Weekends

I ordered a bundle of Kampot pepper from the Pepper Project mid-way through reading about it on one of my favorite food blogs, Blue Kitchen.  Who knows, maybe I'll inspire you to do so, too -- or, at the bottom of this post, you can enter to win a package of this prized pepper from me.Let me explain . . .First … [Read more...]