What Makes a Comfort Food a Comfort Food? | Top 20 Comfort Food Recipes + Cookbook Giveaway {CLOSED}

Top 20 Comfort Food Meals | cookingontheweekends.com

What makes something a comfort food? Some people think of comfort foods as something soothing when they’re sad or upset.  You know, like if you’ve had a really rough day, so you stop on your way home for a pint of coffee ice cream, that you hope to have while you watch mindless TV?  (Not […]

Kotosoupa Recipe {Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup}

Kotosoupa Recipe-Greek Chicken Lemon Soup | cookingontheweekends.com

Move over Chicken Noodle, here comes something a little more interesting, and perhaps even more comforting. After I ate every last bit of the Skorthalia that I loved so much at The Greek Authentic Cuisine, I had a bowl of an incredibly delicious, traditional Greek soup called Kotosoupa.  Whether you want to soothe a cold, […]

Lemony Tomato Caper Marinated Mahi Mahi Recipe

Lemony Tomato Caper Marinated Mahi Mahi Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I don’t know about you, but this time of year is so incredibly busy for me, I feel like I’m just going, going, going — and then going some more! I have to make an effort to slow down, and take time out to enjoy a meal with friends and family.  And there’s no better […]

Cardamom Buttermilk Roasted Chicken and Potatoes with Apple Spiced Brown Rice

Cardamom Buttermilk Roasted Chicken and Potatoes with Apple Spiced Brown Rice | Cooking On The Weekends

It’s that time of year again.  Okay, not quite — but, I’m really in the mood for comfort food, anyway. Let’s be real, there’s never a “wrong” time for a cozy, warmly spiced, super flavorful, one-pot-meal.  And this is one of my (almost) fall favorites. So let’s cook, shall we? by

Crispy Hash Browns, Eggs and a Side of Bacon

Crispy Hash Browns, Eggs and a Side of Bacon | Cooking On The Weekends

You could have hash browns, bacon and eggs — each one a couple inches apart form the other on a somewhat sparse looking plate.  That could be good — however, what if you fancied up this traditional breakfast combination, and put them neatly together in a cute little ramekin? by

Chicken-Grape Salad with Sautéed Potatoes, Sweet Spiced Pecans and Lemon-Mustard Dressing

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Did you know you can invite people (presumably friends or family) over for a meal and serve only salad? It’s true: you could consider salad to be a “one-pot meal” of sorts! Okay, let’s be realistic:  I wouldn’t serve just salad without a nice, rustic loaf of bread, drinks and of course, a fantastic dessert! […]

Friday Flowers: Gerberas and Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs

Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs | Cooking On The Weekends

It’s October. It’s fall. So naturally, it’s time to cook with pumpkins and make warm, comforting one-pot meals! Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs are a treat not to be missed.  And good news, you can make this over the weekend . . . temperatures are dropping! How much do you love it when arrive at a […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Vegetarian Chili Recipe

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I just feel like announcing that it is actually getting cold.   It’s beginning to feel like fall, and I love it.  I think fall is my favorite cooking season; it is all about cozy one-pot meals, warming spices, and slower cooking — things that make the house smell wonderful! I’m thinking this chili is […]

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