Individual Ojai Pixie Tangerine (No-Bake) Cheesecakes Recipe

Ojai Pixie Tangerine Individual Cheesecakes Recipe |

Around this time last year, I went to the beautiful Ojai Valley in Southern California with Melissa's Produce to learn all about Ojai Pixie Tangerines.  I shared this experience here, and it's a great prelude to any Ojai Pixie recipe (in my humble opinion). ;-)Pixie tangerines are sun-sweetened, delicate, seedless … [Read more...]

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...]

Pixie Tangerine-Mascarpone Ice Cream Recipe

Pixie Tangerine-Mascarpone Ice Cream Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

With flowers blooming everywhere as we enter spring, I crave foods with vibrant colors and bright flavors.My trip to the Ojai Valley with Melissa's Produce got me in a springtime mood -- what with beautifully ripe, deep orange Ojai Pixie tangerines surrounding me at Friend's Ranch and Churchill Brennis Orchard, how … [Read more...]

Ojai Pixie Tangerines

Ojai Pixie Tangerines | Cooking On The Weekends

Sweet, seedless, and delicious -- that's how I like my citrus. Welcome to the Ojai Valley in Southern California.Melissa's Produce took a few food bloggers (thank you for inviting me!) to Ojai to learn about Ojai Pixie Tangerines. We toured Friend’s Ranch and Churchill Brennis Orchard --  just two of the forty … [Read more...]

Spiced Tangerine Grilled Tofu Recipe


Shortly after I got married, I awoke one morning to the wonderful aroma of what I thought might be bacon.  Since my husband’s a vegetarian, I thought it couldn't be.  And I was right.When I went to the kitchen I found him eating what looked like long, rectangular, pinkish crackers.  Um . . . fake bacon?  … [Read more...]