What's Cooking This Weekend?

What's Cooking This Weekend?

Faith Durand
Dec 16, 2011

Happy weekend, folks! The holidays are drawing near, and today is our last day of regular posting on The Kitchn for 2011. The next two weeks will be a rich review of the past year, with roundups of our favorite (and your favorite!) posts of 2011, along with some good reader questions, and some special guest posts from a few friends. We are also preparing for a lovely surprise on The Kitchn — a fresh look and more to kick off the new year.

So, as you can see, there is a lot to look forward to here at The Kitchn. But for now we are just interested in one question: What's cooking in your kitchen this weekend?

Here too are a few posts from the past week that we found especially interesting or enjoyable.

• Our readers' top cookbook picks of 2011.

• A fascinating look at making wine at home.

Kristin shares her kitchen in Brooklyn - so cheery and cozy!

• What we eat, according to Pinterest.

• No time to bake? Homemade breads to fit any schedule or time constraint.

• A fabulous list of Champagne and other sparkling wines for the holidays, at every price point, for any budget.

Holiday cheese picks from one cheesemonger to another.

• Ever tried a fried chicken mushroom?

• Enticing edible gifts: Chai concentrate, toasted coconut sugar, homemade amaretto, whiskey, caramel, marshmallow, and bacon bark, and more barks and bars.

• An interior designer's home kitchen.

Happy weekend, and happy cooking.

(Images: Faith Durand; Nealey Dozier)

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