Stuffed Cabbage Recipe with Tomato Caramelized Onion Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage-Recipe with Caramelized Onion Tomato Sauce

A rich, warmly spiced sauce wraps itself around each of the beef and rice filled cabbage rolls, making for the most delicious comfort food this winter!My Grandmother was an excellent cook.Everything was always delicious and the table was always set perfectly.  (I told you about how fancy I thought my Grandparents … [Read more...]

Pickled Beets Recipe

Pickled Beets | Cooking On The Weekends

For years I've wondered how it's possible that my sweet vegetarian husband, doesn't care for beets.I support the way he (or anyone for that matter), chooses to eat, but this I just don't get.   I mean, what's not to love about a beet?  They're a hearty, warming, deliciously sweet, beautiful root vegetable. … [Read more...]

Citrus Steamed Asparagus and Crispy Asparagus Garnish

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Over Rambutini cocktails yesterday, I promised we'd plan our entrée for a dinner party for this weekend.(Have you invited your guests?)And the entrée is . . . Muscato Grape-Shallot Pork Chops with Mashed Okinawan Sweet Potatoes and Citrus Steamed Asparagus.This Citrus Steamed Asparagus is going to brighten … [Read more...]

Spicy Kale Soup with Roasted Pepper and Tomato

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Yesterday when I went to buy some of my favorite chocolate bars, I was a bit distracted because of the "health food faire," the grocery store was hosting. Not exactly what I want around me when I'm buying my chocolate!I did however manage to squeeze past the throng of fitness trainers, vitamin reps, and all sorts … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Chive Flowers and Melon Gazpacho Recipe

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My 5-year old son has a serious sweet tooth. The cutest thing ever is when he asks me which tooth it is, and why there's only one!So needless to say, this little guy absolutely loves melon -- especially Kiss melons, which are super sweet and flavorful!The Sugar Kiss, Honey Kiss and Golden Kiss melons are all … [Read more...]