A Week of Main Course Salads

A Week of Main Course Salads

From Fried Meyer Lemon Caesar Salad to Kale-Grape Salad with Thai Curry Vinaigrette, these seven salads are over-the-top delicious and hearty enough to be a meal!You might think I'm dishing up salads for a week because it's a new year -- and we should be eating lighter after the holidays, dieting or … [Read more...]

Red Goddess Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

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At the end of a meal, when I'm faced with a serving platter with a few bits of steak left, and some crazy delicious sauce still remaining along its surface, I find it nearly impossible to get into the kitchen before I go at it.  (Which I only do if there are guests -- otherwise, why would I even get up!?)This is … [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...]

Grilled Coffee Balsamic Flank Steak Recipe

Grilled Coffee Balsamic Flank Steak | Cooking On The Weekends www.cookingontheweekends.com

I love coffee.I love a perfect cup in the morning.I love it in my ice cream pie, and in my cookies.And now, I love it on my steak!Both the marinade and the sauce in the recipe are filled with the aromatic, deep, rich flavors of coffee.  Add a touch of sweetness and a hot grill, and you'll create an … [Read more...]

Top Ten Things I Can’t Live Without — In The Kitchen!


Truthfully, there are more than ten things I couldn't live without in my kitchen -- however, these are the most important.  Now, could I really not live without them?  What do you think?  Yes, of course I'd continue breathing if someone took away my cast iron skillet!  Would I be sad with out it?  Oh yes!  Very … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Lavender! Lavender Rosemary Grilled Rib-Eye Steak


Ahh, it's Friday.  Friday Flowers, no less!  Don't know about you, but pretty flowers and good food are just what I need.  My boys are back in school this week, and I think the transition away from summer has exhausted me -- more than them!  (I'll tell you, having a batch of the Café Con Leche Cookies around has been … [Read more...]