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...]

Honey-Glazed Korean Pears in Wonton Crisps with Honey-Cinnamon Mascarpone

November 7-wonton korean pear

Yesterday when I was out walking our sweet puppy, I happened upon a gorgeous Liquid Amber Tree.Unlike other parts of the U.S., in LA it's very rare to come across a tree with leaves changing colors in the fall.Liquid Amber Trees are an exception.I grabbed a handful of the beautiful, vibrantly colored leaves … [Read more...]

Grilled Rib Eye Steak Marinated in Asian Spices and Korean Pear

Grilled-Rib-Eye-Steak-Marinated-in-Asian-Spices and Korean Pear | cookingontheweekends.com

You know how different art mediums can be applied in different ways?  For instance, you can apply paint to a canvas in fine strokes with a brush, or use a sponge to add texture.  You can paint on cement to get a rough effect or on silk for something totally different.As you know, food is my medium.Take a Korean … [Read more...]

Asian-Style Slaw Recipe with Korean Pears


Everyone's talking politics, and meanwhile, I'm just over here cooking with my Korean pears. ;-)When I introduced you to these beauties from Melissa's Produce on Monday, it was to tell you how delicious they are and because they will be starring in all my recipes this week.In this Asian-Style Slaw, the Korean … [Read more...]

Introducing Korean Pears

November 3-collage

There's some exciting, good news in the culinary world today.Korean Pear season has begun!The season for these incredible delicious pears has just started, will peak in December, and go through March.Melissa's Produce is the largest distributor of Korean Pears in the United States, and I was fortunate … [Read more...]