Thai Inspired Mahi Mahi Recipe

Thai Inspired Mahi Mahi Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

Having spent a couple of hours with the lovely Katie Chin at a signing for her latest book, Everyday Thai Cooking, with a bag of Asian produce in hand — Thai inspired I was! Fresh cilantro, garlic, ginger root, lemongrass, limes, mint, Thai basil, turmeric root, and more.  What’s a girl to do? by

Summer Hors d’Oeuvre Recipe: Minty Lime Granita Strawberry Cups

Summer Hors d'Oeuvre Recipe: Minty Lime Granita Strawberry Cups | cookingontheweekends.com

Delicious, pretty, refreshing and incredibly fun!  This is quite possibly the best summer hors d’oeuvre your guests will have ever had!  (In my humble opinion, of course.) If you choose to add the vodka, it’s like a sweet, edible cocktail. So cool. by

Tangerine Caprese Kebab Recipe

Tangerine Caprese Kebab Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Another delightful, delicious holiday hors d’oeuvre recipe!  How pretty and festive would this be along with a few of these, for a New Year’s Eve cocktail party? by

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre Party Recipes

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 […]

Friday Flowers: Dandelions and Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad Recipe

Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad | Cooking On The Weekends

I’m pretty sure I’ll be talking about my parents’ garden forever. I can remember picking summer squash when I was 5-years old, and to this very day I’m still picking and eating delicious produce from their garden. Various greens, stunning tomatoes, sweet plums, succulent peaches, hot peppers, apple trees, and citrus trees — it’s all […]

Citrus Avocado Salsa with Cilantro Sautéed Whitefish

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Do you like avocados? Do you love avocados? I’m thinking you do — or you wouldn’t be as excited about my avocado week as I am — and I just know you are! by

Spicy Miso Glazed Eggplant Recipe

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Do you know how eggplants got their name?  They’re not eggs, after all! Turns out that small, Thai eggplants are a whitish, yellowish color and have the shape of a goose egg.  And because of these particular fruits, in the 18th century, the name eggplant was born.  (Yes, though eaten as a vegetable, technically eggplants […]

Minty Grapefruit Brûlée

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Is this dessert? Or is it a side of fresh fruit?  Is it simply pretty on the plate? Who really cares — it’s divine tasting and absolutely stunning to look at. I’m serving this as part of brunch this weekend, but I think it’d work brilliantly after dinner, too.  (Well, as brilliantly as any dessert that […]

Vegetarian Pad Thai with Spicy Lime-Peanut Sauce

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It happened! For the first time in years, I followed through with a New Years’s resolution! I had my first sofa dinner party of 2012! And this my friends, is what we had for dinner: Vegetarian Pad Thai with Spicy Lime-Peanut Sauce, Spicy Cilantro Shrimp, wine, and big bowls of M & M’s!  (Yep. Dessert […]

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