Avocado, Beet and Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe

Avocado Beet & Pixie Tangerine Salad Recipe

Like this salad, I'm going to keep it simple today.This morning I took advantage of having a gorgeous avocado, a few vibrant Ojai Pixies from Melissa's Produce, and beautiful roasted beets in my kitchen.  I thought their colors would be stunning together on a bright white plate., and I knew their flavors and … [Read more...]

40+ of the Best Citrus Recipes!

30+ Best Citrus Recipes | Cooking On The Weekends

Be it a Pixi tangerine, a Ruby grapefruit, or a big, plump Sumo, I love juicy, sweet, perfectly ripe winter citrus as much as I do a plum pulled right from its tree in the summer.My absolute favorite way to eat citrus is simply peeled and out of hand.  That said, there are so many divine creations to be made with … [Read more...]

Tangerine Caprese Kebab Recipe

Tangerine Caprese Kebab Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Another delightful, delicious holiday hors d'oeuvre recipe!  How pretty and festive would this be along with a few of these, for a New Year's Eve cocktail party?Just look at how vibrant and beautiful the orange color of the tangerine is!  These are  Neapolitan (also called Page) Tangerines.  These are true gems!  … [Read more...]

Ojai Pixie Tangerines

Ojai Pixie Tangerines | Cooking On The Weekends

Sweet, seedless, and delicious -- that's how I like my citrus. Welcome to the Ojai Valley in Southern California.Melissa's Produce took a few food bloggers (thank you for inviting me!) to Ojai to learn about Ojai Pixie Tangerines. We toured Friend’s Ranch and Churchill Brennis Orchard --  just two of the forty … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Dandelions and Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad Recipe

Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad | Cooking On The Weekends

I'm pretty sure I'll be talking about my parents' garden forever.I can remember picking summer squash when I was 5-years old, and to this very day I'm still picking and eating delicious produce from their garden.Various greens, stunning tomatoes, sweet plums, succulent peaches, hot peppers, apple trees, and … [Read more...]

Spiced Tangerine Grilled Tofu Recipe

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Shortly after I got married, I awoke one morning to the wonderful aroma of what I thought might be bacon.  Since my husband’s a vegetarian, I thought it couldn't be.  And I was right.When I went to the kitchen I found him eating what looked like long, rectangular, pinkish crackers.  Um . . . fake bacon?  … [Read more...]