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...]

Spiced Red Wine Crimson Gold Apples with Vanilla Mascarpone

Spiced Red Wine Crimson Gold Apples with Vanilla Mascarpone | Cooking On The Weekends

Red, crimson, gold -- a whole lot of beautiful colors going on here.It's Crimson Gold Apple season.  About the size of a golf ball, these apples are adorable and delicious, with a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity.Last year I went to see these beauties being harvested at Cuyama Orchards -- each and every … [Read more...]

Ancho Chile-Red Wine and Grape Roasted Chicken and Quinoa

Ancho Chile-Red Wine Grape Roasted Chicken and Quinoa on http://cookingontheweekends.com #chickenrecipes

Many of the recipes I create come from my own food cravings.I woke up a few weeks ago in need of a warm, cozy comfort food meal.  And not for breakfast -- but for that evening.I wanted something with rich, bold, warming flavors. And I wanted to make a project of it, because for me, the process is where part of … [Read more...]

Muscato Grape-Shallot Pork Chops

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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...]

Roasted Vegetable Pot Pie for a Passover Potluck

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Want to see what I filled this gluten-free, perfect for Passover, potato latke-like crust with? And guess what?  It's delicious every day, special holiday or not!I was super excited when my friend and fellow LA Food Blogger, Tori Avey asked me to "bring" something to her virtual Passover Potluck she's hosting on … [Read more...]

Braised Brisket Stew Recipe

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The mere thought of cooking something slowly in the oven all day gets me excited!This is my favorite type of cooking.  I'm talking about cooking that is slow and that completely transforms food into something even more flavorful and delicious.  This is comfort food kind of cooking.  You need to love flavor and … [Read more...]

Root Vegetable Skillet Baked Lasagna Recipe

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I'm kicking off my Veggie Week Challenge today with this delicious Root Vegetable Skillet-Baked Lasagna recipe. This dish is incredibly rich, flavorful, and hearty -- oh-so-hearty! You'll be just as satisfied as if you'd had braised short ribs! Really!Have you ever noticed when you cook something in the oven, the … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Gerberas and Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs Recipe

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 home, and you're … [Read more...]