How to Use Fresh Turmeric

How to Use Fresh Turmeric

Fresh Turmeric is easy to use and it's gorgeous!  Known for giving curry its golden color, turmeric has a peppery, warm flavor and a fragrance reminiscent of citrus and ginger.  Widely used in Indian and other South Asian cuisines, it's also known for having numerous health benefits.According to Melissa's Produce, … [Read more...]

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal Recipe

Chai Spiced Winter Oatmeal | cookingontheweekends.com

A blend of Chai spices can warm your heart and soothe your soul. At least, I think it can. (And even more, I love how that sounds.)Much like a curry, there are many different blends of chai with various combinations of spices.  In this recipe I use cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and ginger and together they will truly … [Read more...]

20 Cool Gifts For Foodies For Under $20 – 2013

Kampot Black Pepper

The things on this list fall into two categories -- things I have that I love, and things I want to have.  These are great gifts for under $20, for all of the foodies in your life. … [Read more...]

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Ever just wanna have a friend come by for a cup of coffee on a lazy weekend morning?  While I adore a feast of a brunch, on occasion, I just want a delicious morning snack and a fantastic cup of coffee.This creation developed as a result of my love of granola, cookies, and breakfast/brunch.  Rather than make this a … [Read more...]

How to Season to Taste

Spicy Kale and Roasted Red Pepper Soup | Cooking On The Weekends

Sometimes I give you specific measurements for salt and pepper (in salad dressings, all baked goods, etc.).  Though more often I say, "season to taste."I assume some of you are comfortable with that phrase.  However, there might be a handful of you who desperately wish the recipe would give you  an exact … [Read more...]