Cinco de Mayo Recipes 2013

Cinco de Mayo Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

You still have time!  Quick, call a few friends and invite them for a casual, fun Cinco de Mayo fiesta.If I'm being honest, my favorite part about Cinco de Mayo is the food.Pictured above are a few of my recent Cinco de Mayo recipes and a few others with incredibly delicious Latin flavors.  Here are the links … [Read more...]

Muscato Grape-Shallot Pork Chops


The entrée, the main course. . . . it's dinner, really. Today we're making the Muscato Grape-Shallot Pork Chops, which will be beautifully placed on top of the Mashed Okinawan Sweet Potatoes and Citrus Steamed Asparagus.  All strewn with the Crispy Asparagus Garnish.  It's really a beautiful dinner party plate!I … [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...]

Rosemary Garlic Crusted Pork Chops Recipe


Today I will be your "drop-off chef."   That is, I will cook a dinner at my place and then drop it off at yours.Well okay, fine, I'm a virtual drop-off chef.You see, I'm on a little holiday with my boys!I'm relaxing, and eating delicious food, I'm sure -- I'm sure it's inspiring all sorts of new culinary … [Read more...]

Braised Pork Ribs with Apple Ginger Soy Sauce


I like the feel of a warm bowl of food.  It's comforting, just like a cup of hot tea or coffee.I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Sometimes my favorite type of dinner "party" is a few friends on my sofas, in our sweats, with warm bowls of yummy food in our hands.  And for dessert, there might just be a big … [Read more...]