Spiced Chicken Sausage Pumpkin Pappardelle Pasta Recipe

Spiced Chicken Sausage Pumpkin Pappardelle is hearty, cozy and full of delicious, warming fall flavors that will keep you coming back for more.

Spiced Chicken Sausage Pumpkin Pappardelle is hearty, cozy and full of delicious, warming fall flavors that will keep you coming back for more. Pumpkins.You're seeing them through windows, on doorsteps, in fields and in every single store -- they're everywhere!pumpkin pies pumpkin cookies pumpkin coffee … [Read more...]

Roasted Butternut Squash Sage Butter

Roasted Butternut Squash Sage Butter | cookingontheweekends.com

I know, it's a little bit redundant.  I could hardly call butternut squash a "nut" squash, though.I absolutely love blending delicious flavors into butter -- you can do this with almost anything, and then use it on almost anything.  (This is called a compound butter.) Imagine the flavors of earthy sage, sweet … [Read more...]

Smoky Chipotle Pumpkin-Sage Risotto Recipe

Smoky Chipotle Pumpkin-Sage Risotto Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

It finally feels like fall where I live.  It's a little bit grey outside, I've dusted off my UGGS and the couch is adorned with cozy blankets. All of this is an invitation for comfort foods.  I know we all have our own ideas of what comfort foods are, and this risotto recipe epitomizes mine.  Imagine if you will, a … [Read more...]

16 Delicious Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers’ Month

16 Delicious Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers' Month | Cooking On The Weekends

We must celebrate potatoes before February is over.It's not like we don't enjoy potatoes all the time, but you see, February is Potato Lovers' Month!Potatoes are a quintessential ingredient in almost any comfort food dish.  And why wouldn't they be?  Pulled from the earth, they're warming, buttery, creamy, and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Sides: Garlic-Herb Smashed Potatoes Recipe

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Do you love French fries and mashed potatoes?Well my friends, Smashed Potatoes are a combination of both of these delectable treats.And just like the Prosciutto Cranberry Brussels Sprouts we made yesterday, they're a perfect Thanksgiving side dish in only 30 minutes!  Just imagine these soft, yet crispy … [Read more...]

How To Make Risotto: Brown Sage Butter Mushroom Risotto Recipe

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Typically I try not to drone on about technical cooking terms or techniques that I find exciting -- for fear you might not. Today however, I'm going to teach you something you might not know -- and if you don't, I know you'll love the little lesson!I'll never forget when I  learned that Risotto wasn't actually the … [Read more...]

Herbed Garlic Bread Recipe

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If you've been following me for a while you know my eight-year-old son has Celiac Disease and is therefore 100% gluten-free.  And that my sweet husband became gluten-free, too, to stand in solidarity with him.When my son was diagnosed close to three years ago, our house became pretty much totally … [Read more...]

Roasted Grape Mascarpone Pasta Sauce

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I could not be more excited to share this recipe with you! Okay, remember the grapes we marinated in wine last week?  Well, if you haven't eaten all of them, you can roast them (yup, you heard me right -- roast them), to use in this amazing pasta sauce -- along with their marinade!(If you did eat all of them, no … [Read more...]

Savory Mushroom Polenta Cake {Gluten-Free Recipe}

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This side dish or main course will absolutely satisfy you, just as a serving of steak and potatoes would! I should know because I happen to be someone who loves meat and potatoes!  This Mushroom Polenta Cake is intensely flavorful and extremely hearty.  And believe it or not, this dish is both vegetarian and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Recipe: Smoky Paprika-Bacon Roasted Turkey

Thanksgiving Recipe: Smoky Paprika-Bacon Roasted Turkey - truly AMAZING!

As you know from yesterday's Cornbread Stuffing recipe, Thanksgiving is full of wonderful food memories for me -- and it happens to be my favorite holiday!  After all, it's all about food!I go nuts with the turkey, and I love the entire process.  If time permits,  I highly recommend brining your turkey.  Brining … [Read more...]