Stove-Top Spiced Turkey Meatball Stew Recipe

Stove-Top Spiced Turkey Meatball Stew - yellow - bowl- red - casserole pan - striped red tablecloth - basil leaves | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

As you may know, when my husband started eating meat again after being a vegetarian for twenty-one years, I had a celebration of sorts. Remember, my Blackberry-Thyme Roasted Chicken?Well, now he can't get enough.  Any time I ask him if he wants anything from the market, his response is always, "meat, chicken, … [Read more...]

Smoky Strawberry-Chipotle Compote Bacon-Meatballs

Smoky Strawberry-Chipotle Compote Bacon-Meatballs - AMAZING!

There is so much deliciousness going on here -- it's almost out of control.  Somewhere between the sweet and spicy Strawberry-Chipotle Compote and the mouthwatering smoky Bacon-Meatballs, you might just loose your mind.  (Only for a moment -- until the next bite, that is.) Remember the other day, when I told you about … [Read more...]

Summer Spaghetti and Pesto Meatballs {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Summer Squash Spaghetti and Pesto Meatballs | cookingontheweekends.com

This meal is beautiful, comforting, full of delicious summer flavors, and came together for a few simple reasons . . . .First -- and by far the most interesting -- my husband, who's been a Vegetarian (Pescatarian, really), for the past twenty-one years, was craving meatballs and suddenly and without warning, … [Read more...]

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre Party Recipes – 2013

Holiday Hors D'Oeuvre Party Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends with Valentina

With just a few more days before Christmas, and  about a week before New Year's Eve, we're starting to write shopping lists and plan the cooking!I love a delicious Holiday Hors D'Oeuvre party!  One to two bites, pretty colors, easy to handle and a burst of flavor.  A perfect hors d'oeuvre should have these four … [Read more...]

Spicy Sriracha Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Spicy Sriracha Spaghetti and Meatballs

I've been all about sharing fresh-from-the-garden fruit and vegetable recipes this summer, which I love -- however, don't we all crave warm comfort foods year-round?I certainly do!  (Food is often more about one's mood, than the season!)And guess what?!  These sweet, spicy, succulent meatballs are lovely with … [Read more...]

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre Party – 2011

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People ask me for catering recommendations all the time.I always say the same thing -- Garrick & Miller Fine Catering (mrsjam30@aol.com)!  Always!Their food is unbelievably delicious and simply beautiful.  And they happen to be two of the loveliest people I know!While Grrick & Miller cater all types … [Read more...]

Top Ten Things I Can’t Live Without — In The Kitchen!

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Truthfully, there are more than ten things I couldn't live without in my kitchen -- however, these are the most important.  Now, could I really not live without them?  What do you think?  Yes, of course I'd continue breathing if someone took away my cast iron skillet!  Would I be sad with out it?  Oh yes!  Very … [Read more...]