Sweet and Spicy Tomato-Mango, Goat Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Sweet & Spicy Tomato Mango Goat Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Do you ever have days when you're so stressed out, and things keep going wrong?  Okay seriously, that's a rhetorical question -- obviously you do!  If you're human, anyway. ;-)Yesterday was one of those days.I won't bore you with all of the details, but the highlight was when I opened my (parked) car door about … [Read more...]

Spicy Serrano Tomato Preserves Recipe

Spicy Serrano-Tomato Preserves

I was just about to say that I can't believe summer is half over, when I realized how much more delightful it would be if I said how great it was that we have half of the summer left.  We have half of the summer left!  There you have it.Tomatoes scream summer.  Especially if you can grab one off a vine in your … [Read more...]

Cheddar Grilled Cheese Bagel Breakfast Recipe with Serrano-Bacon Caramelized Onions and Egg

Cheddar Grilled Cheese Bagel Breakfast Recipe with Serrano-Bacon Caramelized Onions and Egg | cookingontheweekends.com

Cheddar Grilled Cheese Bagel Breakfast Recipe with Serrano-Bacon Caramelized Onions and Egg -- it's a mouthful, I know.Might just be the best mouthful ever!  It's epic. There's no other way to describe this sandwich.  (Plus, that's what my 8-year-old always says when something in amazing. ;-)) … [Read more...]

Spicy Serrano-Maple Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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I have a thing for sweet and spicy all at once. (I also have a thing for sweet and salty all at once, but that's a whole other post! ;-)) I've been wanting to share this recipe with you for a while, and when I spotted my leftover tomatillos, Serrano peppers and Pepper Jack cheese from my Cinco De Mayo recipes, I … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Tomatillo Shrimp Ceviche

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Do you have a friend who -- no matter how much time goes by without talking -- you still feel totally connected?My dear friend Pilar lives in Madrid, Spain.  I lived there for a year and -- just by chance  my study abroad program placed me in her apartment.  We became close friends instantly and we felt like … [Read more...]