What's Cooking This Weekend?

What's Cooking This Weekend?

Faith Durand
May 27, 2011
The long Memorial Day weekend is here at last, and summer can officially begin. What are you doing with your luxurious three-day weekend? I have a graduation party to attend (and cook for!) and Monday promises to be a lovely homebound day of gardening and writing. What about you? Do you have particular food traditions for Memorial Day? Tell us all about them, and take a look at a few posts you may have missed from the past week.

• Inexpensive resources for outdoor entertaining and some pricier yet gorgeous outdoor tables.

Insane unitasker gadget for making that infamous one-ingredient ice cream.

• It's wedding season: Practical advice for catering your own wedding, and a few tips to building a practical kitchen registry.

Great picnic salads for Memorial Day (some sandwiches and sweets, too!).

How to make boba (bubble tea) at home. Also in drink coverage: new twists on the mint julep, beers for wine-lovers and 4 new gins to try this summer. And for this weekend: California Cabernet Sauvignon to drink with your grilled meats.

A small, light, portable gas grill for apartment-dwellers.

5 delicious yet elegant recipes for a Memorial Day cookout.

• A new food mag from McSweeney's? Sign us up!

• Did you hear that the USDA lowered the cooking temperature guidelines for pork?

Great vegan recipes for grilling.

Happy weekend! We're taking Monday off, but we'll still have a few tidbits for you here on the blog. See you then!

(Image: Leela Cyd Ross)

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