Coconut Curried Smashed Potato Stew Recipe

Curried Smashed Potato Stew Recipe -- In a warm coconut sauce filled with aromatic curry spices, creamy, buttery textured Dutch Yellow Potatoes have never been better!

In a warm coconut sauce filled with aromatic curry spices, the rich and creamy, buttery textured Dutch Yellow Potatoes have never been better!As I've told you before, my recipe inspiration comes from all over -- anything from the produce that’s in season and the temperature outside, to the mood I’m in and flavors I’m … [Read more...]

A Dozen Mother’s Day Recipes From my Mom

A Dozen Mother's Day Recipes From my Mom

A dozen mouth-watering recipes from my mom or inspired by her -- all are made with love.My mom was an absolutely amazing cook who rarely, if ever, followed a recipe.  She created masterpieces from leftovers – and her meals often had many “secret ingredients.” My mom shared her kitchen with me when I was growing up, and … [Read more...]

Braised Short Rib Stew with Creamy Gorgonzola Polenta and Swiss Chard

Braised Short Rib Stew with Creamy Gorgonzola Polenta and Swiss Chard

This braised short rib recipe is the most delicious, comforting and cozy meal for the winter months. Trust me!You'll find comfort in every bite of this meal.It's it every shred of the tender beef that's falling off the bone.It's in every slice of caramelized onion, and in the soft, sweet carrots.There's … [Read more...]

Spring Asparagus Grilled Cheese + 8 Favorite Asparagus Recipes

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It's cute, crazy delicious and they sing springtime.  What more could you want in a grilled cheese sandwich!?  This is one of a few Easter recipes I wrote for Momtastic.  You can get the recipe and see it featured here.  Enjoy!Below are a few more of my favorite asparagus recipes -- all of which would be delightful … [Read more...]

Stove-Top Spiced Turkey Meatball Stew Recipe

Stove-Top Spiced Turkey Meatball Stew - yellow - bowl- red - casserole pan - striped red tablecloth - basil leaves | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

As you may know, when my husband started eating meat again after being a vegetarian for twenty-one years, I had a celebration of sorts. Remember, my Blackberry-Thyme Roasted Chicken?Well, now he can't get enough.  Any time I ask him if he wants anything from the market, his response is always, "meat, chicken, … [Read more...]

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe

Cuban-Style Chicken Stew Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

New culinary word or the day: alcaparrado.  Ever heard of it?  I hadn't either, until a few days ago when I read a Cuban recipe in the March issue of Savuer Magazine. Alcaparrado is a mix of pimento-stuffed olives, capers and raisins.  This blend of deliciousness is typically found in a rich, hearty cuban stew called … [Read more...]

Miso Gai Lan Egg Soup Recipe

Miso Gai Lan and Egg Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

It's almost Chinese New Year -- it's this Friday, the 31st and I suggest serving this super delicious soup after the Crispy Garlic Ginger Bok Choy Chips that we made on Monday.Gai Lan.  Ever heard of it?Well if you haven't, you'll start to more and more because a little birdie told me it's going to be "the new … [Read more...]

Blueberry Balsamic Braised Brisket Recipe

Blueberry Balsamic Braised Brisket Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

There's a reason blueberries are being called "little blue dynamos."  Blueberries can enhance much more than a bowl of granola, my friends!These dynamos have a place at breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in-between.  From grilled cheese sandwiches, to sparkling cocktails and cookies -- these wonderfully sweet … [Read more...]

Curried Vegetarian Comfort Stew Recipe for October #Unprocessed

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A week or so ago, I announced that I would be taking the October Unprocessed pledge.And I promised a delicious recipe for Curried Vegetarian Comfort Stew.  Today I'm a guest on Eating Rules, sharing it as a part of the October Unprocessed event.Whether or not you've decided to go unprocessed this month, you'll … [Read more...]

October #Unprocessed – Join Me!

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Want to do something really cool in October?How about giving up processed foods?  I'm doing it!  In fact, it's the second year in a row that I've taken a pledge to do it -- it's October Unprocessed!Don't let the idea of this freak you out -- you might find you hardly eat any processed foods as it is.  And if … [Read more...]