How to Cut, Eat, and Juice Passion Fruit: A Photographic Guide

Passion Fruit Flower |

Thought to be native to southern Brazil, passion fruit are named for the bloom of the spectacular passion fruit flower, not for the fruit itself.  It’s believed that Spanish missionaries thought parts of the flower resembled different religious symbols. Choose passion fruit that feels a bit heavy for its size — it should look plump, […]

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe

Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Spicy and and full of flavor, Crispy Garlic Ginger Baby Bok Choy is an addicting snack, a scrumptious side dish and would add perfectly to a menu celebrating the Chinese New Year! by

How to eat a Cherimoya: A Photographic Guide

How to eat a Cherimoya: A Photograpic Guide | Cooking On The Weekends

“A Cherimoya is deliciousness itself.” — Mark Twain When I opened the box of Cherimoyas that Melissa’s Produce sent me, I immediately remembered when I had my first one — about twenty years ago, when I was living in Spain.  My Spanish sister, Pilar, introduced me to them. I hadn’t seen anything like them before.  […]

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Corn Muffin Recipe

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Muffin Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I’m always surprised that the morning after the Thanksgiving feast, I wake up hungry.  In fact, starving.  What’s up with that!? These are quick and easy muffins that you can whip up with your leftover cranberry sauce, (which is the one thing I always seem to make about fifty-seven times as much as I’ll need). […]

Roasted Matchstick Parmesan French Fry Recipe

Roasted Matchstick Parmesan French Fries  | Cooking On The Weekends

It’s only fitting that I share a potato recipe with you today. I’m heading to Idaho this morning, along with a handful of other food bloggers and the Idaho Potato Commission. We’ll be harvesting and learning all about Famous Idaho Potatoes.   I can’t wait to tell you all about the experience when I return. If […]

Organic Palm Sugar-Cinnamon Bread Recipe

Organic Palm Sugar Cinnamon Bread | Cooking On The Weekends

Disclaimer: This is really cake — however, I call it cake when it’s round and frosted, and bread when it’s a loaf and is without frosting.  (A bit quirky, I know.) Close your eyes, sprinkle your tongue with it, and it’s melting caramel.  Or wait, is it butterscotch?  Maybe it could be sweet, brown butter? […]

Smoky Chipotle Mango Quesadilla Recipe

Smoky Chipotle Mango Quesadilla | Cooking On The Weekends

When two of my (many) favorite foods on the planet are a a match made in heaven, as a pair they might just surpass everything else. Smoky, spicy chipotle peppers and sweet, tangy mangoes create the most unbelievable flavor combination imaginable.  This delectable summer quesadilla can be served in small slices as an appetizer, and […]

How to Peel and Cut a Pineapple: A Photographic Guide

How to Peel and Cut a Pineapple:  A Photographic Guide | Cooking On The Weekends

There’s not much better than the sweet taste of fresh fruit at the peak of its season.  I am in love with summertime strawberries, mangoes, melons and of course pineapples! This gorgeous fruit might be daunting for some to break into, and that might lead them to the canned fruit isle of the market.  Don’t […]

Smoky Lemon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

Lemon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I’m totally inspired to celebrate avocados. You see over the weekend I went to an avocado party — well, a California Avocado Commission Food Blogger Luncheon, to be exact.   Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger led a super fun event for us, with an unbelievably delicious California avocado-centric menu, at one of their Border […]

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