Matzo Brei à la Florentine Recipe

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I know, I know — could there be a more confusing recipe title?  There’s a lot going on here.  Let me (try) to explain . . . Matzo Brei is dish with Ashkenazi Jewish origins that’s traditionally made with matzo and eggs.  (Think scrambled eggs meet French toast.)  It’s commonly eaten during Passover when only […]

Light Spring & Summer Fish Stew Recipe

Light Spring and Summer Asparagus Fish Stew-blue-dill | cookingontheweekends.com

So it’s not quite summer, I know.  However, while this recipe is delicious now, it will be even better in the summer months when the corn and tomatoes are are at the peak of their season. Full of mild, flaky and buttery fish, sweet and sightly crunchy corn, bright green spring asparagus, tomatoes and smoky […]

Chorizo Enchilado Melt

Cacique-Chorizo Stew Melt-Enchilado-cilantro-green | cookingontheweekends.com

This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. and Society Culinaria.  As always, all opinions are my own. My work can’t get much better than tasting my way through all of the delicious Cacique products.  I have been loving creating recipes with them!  And this recipe combines two of my favorites: beef chorizo and Enchilado […]

Papaya-Avocado Salad with Cactus Pear-Lemon Vinaigrette

Papaya Avocado Salad with Cactus Pear Lemon Vinaigrette | cookingontheweekends.com

This is definitely one of those dishes that might as well be a painting.  (Well, at least an edible one.)  It’s one of my recipes that came together as much by color as it did by flavor. I started with the stunning Cactus Pear-Lemon Vinaigrette, and from there, my first requirement for each ingredient was […]

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 […]

Balsamic Glazed Watermelon-Avocado Chopped Salad Recipe

]Balsamic Glazed Watermelon-Avocado Chopped Salad Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

It’s beautiful, hearty, refreshing, packed with amazing flavors and it’s screaming with summertime deliciousness. I don’t like to toot my own horn, but this salad is off the hook!  I truly hope you’ll try it to see what all the fuss is about.

Grilled Jalapeño Pepper Jack Turkey Burger Recipe

May 11-Grilled Jalapeño Pepper Jack Turkey Burger Recipe

True story. . . I’d told my parents we’d be there for my Dad’s birthday dinner at 5:30 PM, with dinner in tow. At 5:05 PM, I heard noises in the kitchen.  I walked in to find my (usually perfect, and always adorable) dog licking up the last bite of the dinner I’d just finished […]

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!)

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 […]

Avocado, Beet and Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe

Avocado, Beet and Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

Like this salad, I’m going to keep it simple today. This morning I took advantage of having a gorgeous avocado, a few vibrant Ojai Pixies from Melissa’s Produce, and beautiful roasted beets in my kitchen.  I thought their colors would be stunning together on a bright white plate., and I knew their flavors and textures […]

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