Roasted Hatch Chile-White Peach Salsa Recipe and an Awesome Hatch Chile Package Giveaway! {Giveaway Closed}

Roasted Hatch Chile-Peach Salsa and Double Cookbook Giveaway |

Winter, spring, summer, hatch, and fall.Some consider Hatch Chile season as important as any other season -- and they fit it in so snugly between summer and fall.This very special season only lasts about six weeks, during August and September.  So don't waste a moment before you get them.  (Of course, you might … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Ceanothus and Cardamom-Honey Roasted Baby Carrot Recipe

Cardamom-Honey Roasted Baby Carrot Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

How pretty would these Cardamom-Honey Roasted Baby Carrots be in the center of your Passover or Easter table?Very pretty!  Oh, and they're very, very delicious! … [Read more...]

Blue Corn Blueberry Chocolate Muffins {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Gluten-Free Blue Corn Blueberry Muffin Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

For the last few months there's been a bag of blue cornmeal in my pantry, starring at me, asking -- begging, really -- to be turned into something wonderful.Today was the day I decided exactly what that something wonderful would be.I had the blueberries, and well, when added to a title with "blue corn" in … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe |

I wanted to be okay with just the raisins and oats . . . . but I really wasn't.I soaked the raisins and started gathering the other ingredients.  As I moved around the kitchen, I tried to stop thinking about it and move on . . . . but I couldn't.I just wanted to warm up the oven and stay home . . . . but I … [Read more...]

Hazelnut-Orange Granola Recipe

Hazelnut-Orange Granola Recipe |

So here's what happened . . .Last week, when I was devouring one of the Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bars, I couldn't help but think of how incredibly delicious they would be broken up into small pieces in a pretty bowl, with cold milk, and a cup of coffee on the side, of course.I was right.  … [Read more...]

Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway + Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe

There are granola bars, and there are Roasted Hazelnut-Orange Chocolate Granola Bars.Since tasting Nutella for the first time as a little kid, hazelnuts have been one of my favorite things in the world.  Their rich, buttery flavor is matched by no other nut.  And when you cook good , your house will be filled with … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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! … [Read more...]

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.  … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Corn Muffin Recipe

Gluten-Free Spiced Cranberry Sauce Corn Muffin Recipe

These gluten-free muffins are the best way ever to use your leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce!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, … [Read more...]