Roasted Hatch Chile Seared Scallops

Roasted Hatch Chile Seared Scallops | Cooking On The Weekends

Since I pretty much stick to food talk around here, you might not know that beneath my Chef’s hat, I’m always wearing my Mommy hat.  It goes on first. Yesterday was a big Mommy day.

It’s Hatch Chile Season: Hatch Chile Tequila Chicken Tostada Recipe

Hatch Chile Tequila Chicken Tostada Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

It’s time to celebrate Hatch chile season! It officially began this week and you’ll start finding them in stores today! Hatch chiles are a prized New Mexican chile and are only available in August and September.  These Southwestern chiles are grown in the Mesilla Valley, where the sunlight is intense and and the nights are […]

Swiss Chard Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe – It’s Not What You’d Think

Vegetarian Chard Lasagna Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Coming from a family of gardeners, you’d think I’d have a green thumb.   Well, I don’t.  My thumb, if you will, is somewhere between brown and olive green — at best. Fortunately my family lives close by, and I have wonderful neighbors, who all have bright green thumbs, and they invite me in to “shop” […]

16 Delicious Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers’ Month

16 Delicious Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers' Month | Cooking On The Weekends

We must celebrate potatoes before February is over. It’s not like we don’t enjoy potatoes all the time, but you see, February is Potato Lovers’ Month! Potatoes are a quintessential ingredient in almost any comfort food dish.  And why wouldn’t they be?  Pulled from the earth, they’re warming, buttery, creamy, and hearty.

Curried Tomato-Potato Soup Recipe

Curried Tomato-Potato Soup | Cooking On The Weekends

Doesn’t this bowl of soup make you want to curl up with a soft blanket on the couch? After a whole lot of Valentine’s Day chocolate  yesterday, I’m ready for some comfort food — in the form of a warmly spiced, slightly spicy, and incredibly creamy soup. Are you with me?

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free} | www.cookingontheweekends.com

It’s the pretty celadon green casserole dish in these images that inspired this recipe. Though this isn’t typically how I create recipes, I love when it happens.  Normally I select the dish, pan, plates, etc.,  based on what I’ve cooked or want to cook.  Not the other way around. My mother-in-law gave me this lovely […]

Sardinian Pasta

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I think a traditional Sardinian pasta dish usually includes saffron and sausage.  And by “I think,” I mean it’s an educated guess. This is not at all a traditional dish from Sardinia, and both of those (albeit delicious), ingredients are not in it. I’m calling it “Sardinian Pasta,” for two reasons.

Friday Flowers: Butterfly Flowers and Summer Tomato Gazpacho

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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree . . . I’ve already showed off my dad’s tomato garden, and today’s Summer Tomato Gazpacho Recipe is inspired by my brother, who rarely eats anything that’s not grown on a local farm, or in his own backyard.

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