What’s Cooking This Weekend? Weekend of August 8-9, 2009

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Welcome to the weekend! What’s cooking in your kitchen this weekend, and how are you staying cool in the August heat? Read on for so many recipes — icy cocktails, popsicles, salads, and more fresh cooking from the past week. Maybe you’ll find an idea or two to inspire your weekend cooking.

The salad above? It’s from a café, but it inspired this big green main dish salad, with dates, chicken, chickpeas, almonds, and goat cheese.

Pie pops – pie on a stick!

• Quick and cool no-bake desserts.

• How cold should beer be served?

• Seeing Julie & Julia this weekend? Discuss it here!

Have a great weekend!

(Image: Faith Durand)