Spring Asparagus Grilled Cheese + 8 Favorite Asparagus Recipes


It's cute, crazy delicious and they sing springtime.  What more could you want in a grilled cheese sandwich!?  This is one of a few Easter recipes I wrote for Momtastic.  You can get the recipe and see it featured here.  Enjoy!Below are a few more of my favorite asparagus recipes -- all of which would be delightful … [Read more...]

Cilantro Chimichurri Peach Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Cilantro Chimichurri Peach Roasted Pork Tenderloin | cookingontheweekends.com

Sometimes I like to talk a lot.  (So I'm told, anyway.)  Today though, I'm going to get right to it -- because I'm starving!I think you should make this for dinner.  If not tonight, then tomorrow.  It's bursting with fresh flavors, it's succulent and juicy and it presents beautifully. I think you'll enjoy it … [Read more...]

Roasted Hatch Chile-White Peach Salsa Recipe and an Awesome Hatch Chile Package Giveaway! {Giveaway Closed}

Roasted Hatch Chile-Peach Salsa and Double Cookbook Giveaway | cookingontheweekends.com

Winter, spring, summer, hatch, and fall.Some consider Hatch Chile season as important as any other season -- and they fit it in so snugly between summer and fall.This very special season only lasts about six weeks, during August and September.  So don't waste a moment before you get them.  (Of course, you might … [Read more...]

Summer Peach Marinated Salmon and Avocado Rice Bowl Recipe

Summer Peach Marinated Salmon and Avocado Rice Bowl Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Ever since I made Coconut Sticky Rice for the Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple, I've been having it at the ready, using it in meal after meal.  It's the perfect hearty, sweet vehicle capture all sorts of complementary flavors and textures.And much like the Meyer Lemon-Black Quinoa Plum and Avocado Salad … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Peach-Blueberry Cobbler Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Chai Spiced Peach-Blueberry Cobbler Recipe {Gluten-Free} | Cooking On The Weekends

Creative and comforting food for casual entertaining.That pretty much describes my cooking -- and this cobbler.  Don't think for a minute comfort foods are limited to fall and winter.  This cozy, delicious dish is both the essence of summer and comfort.If you enjoy a warm cup of Chai tea, and you're happy it's … [Read more...]

Kerrygold Cashel Blue Grilled Peaches with Honey-Balsamic Glaze

Kerrygold Cashel Blue Grilled Peaches with Honey-Balsamic Glaze | Cooking On The Weekends

So you know how I love one-pot meals?  Well I'm learning that I also love one-fruit meals.  (I totally made that term up -- if you think of a better way to put it, please let me know.)You see, if a fruit has a pit, you can remove it and fill it with layers upon layers of ingredients, creating something beautiful … [Read more...]

Peach Caprese with Balsamic Glaze


Traditional Caprese, as you probably know, is made of fresh buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. This Insalata Caprese is thought to have originated in Capri, hence its name.My Caprese originated in my mind -- a place not quite as glamorous as Capri.  It features thinly sliced peaches and asparagus.  It's as … [Read more...]

Summer Zucchini-Peach and Avocado Salad Recipe


Are you still pulling zucchini from their vines in your summer garden?Are any peaches still falling from your tree?Can you get enough avocados!?Oh how I love summer fruits and vegetables!I especially love adding sweet, vibrant fruits to green salads -- it's delicious and so much fun combining summer's … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach and Chorizo Pizza


My parents have an incredible garden -- full of food!  I am so fortunate to live just 5 minutes from all of that fresh produce!  Depending on the time of year, one might find tomatoes, lettuces, peppers of all sorts, apples, lemons, tangerines, garlic, onions, basil plums, and peaches! And it's this time every year … [Read more...]