What's Cooking This Weekend?

Weekend of February 25-26, 2012


Turkish Delight from a Literary Food-Themed Dinner Party

Happy weekend! What's cooking in your kitchen this weekend? Are you planning an Oscar viewing party with plenty of punny food? Whatever you're planning, catch up on a few of our best posts from this past week and then tell us: what's cooking this weekend?

Wine box kitchen shelves.

• How to cut a mango.

• The surprising way you can use a shower cap in the kitchen.

Jalapeño ice water.

• All about butcher block countertops.

• A baker's dozen guide to the essential kitchen prep tools and utensils.

• Our writers' share their favorite cookbooks: read what Megan, Emily, Dana, Emma, and Anjali recommend.

Oscar Party Food 2012! Minny's chocolate pie, anyone?

Cheese colors explained.

• Pregnant? What to fill your freezer with before your baby comes.

• And speaking of freezing... favorite tools for freezing.

Pasta recipes for picky eaters.

• How to choose the right pie dish.

• A great idea: bake potatoes in a slow cooker!

Happy weekend, and happy cooking!

(Image: Chris Perez)