Chorizo-Potato Spiced Sesame Hand Pies Recipe

Chorizo-Potato Spiced Sesame Hand Pies -- It's packed with Cacique® Pork Chorizo, Cacique® Panela cheese and creamy potatoes -- and it's all inside a flaky, buttery, sesame crust. One won't be enough!

A savory, comforting and scrumptious hand pie for any time of year!  It's packed with delicious Cacique® Pork Chorizo, Cacique® Panela cheese and creamy potatoes -- and all inside a flaky, buttery, sesame crust.  One won't be enough!This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. and Society Culinaria.  All opinions are my … [Read more...]

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe -- A delicious blend of the nutty-like flavor of sesame, with the sweet and decadent chocolate morsels -- all in a soft cookie with crisp edges. It's dreamy!

A delicious blend of the nutty-like flavor of sesame, with sweet and decadent chocolate morsels -- all in a soft cookie with crisp edges.  It's dreamy!  Go to the mall?  Go to the beach? Or make cookies?My friend Aimée and I would always include these three things on our "possible-things-to-do-today" list, on a typical … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Sesame Truffle Recipe

Sesame Chocolate Truffle Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

If I'm creating a new chocolate truffle recipe, it's typically this time of the year.That's because my in-laws travel to Europe during the summer, and in September they bring back a variety of chocolate bars -- in other words, they bring me chocolate truffle recipe inspiration.All of the chocolate bars get … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Tahini

How to Make Homemade Tahini | cookingontheweekends.com

I love when I can make something at home that's sold packaged in stores.  It's fun, delicious, you know exactly what's going into it, and in the case of this homemade Tahini, it's super easy.Tahini is a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds used primarily in Greek, Middle Eastern, North African, and Turkish … [Read more...]

Sesame Orange Steak Salad Recipe

Sesame Orange Steak Salad Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I've said it before, and I'll say it again -- for me, creating a plate of food is often like creating a painting.  It's the fine art I've chosen in life.It began with a new, pretty golden-orange bowl and super flavorful, leftover steak. Next, varying shades of green, beautifully textured lettuce and vibrant, shiny … [Read more...]

Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Sesame Salad Recipe

Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Sesame Salad Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

What are you doing this weekend?Want to have brunch with me?Excellent! The menu . . . French Toast Bread Pudding Crispy Hash Browns with Eggs and a Side of Bacon Wilted Chard and Basil-Grapefruit Salad Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookies Chocolate Truffle Espresso Muffins Iced Mocha Smoothies There … [Read more...]

Baby Bok Choy with Crispy Garlic Orange-Sesame Sauce

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Yesterday my super sweet six-year-old wasn't feeling his best so he stayed home from school. After spending an incredibly cozy morning on the couch under a blanket, reading books and watching TV, we decided to do some art. He used oil pastels to make this beautiful picture.  I love it!  Do you know what it is?  Come … [Read more...]