Relaxing weekends are the perfect times to gather friends and family for home-cooked meals. We’ve gathered some of our favorite recipes of the season to inspire your menus, from a lively Friday evening to a cozy, comforting Sunday night.
Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with a fancy holiday cocktail. This vodka-based drink is garnished with whole frozen cranberries and a twist of lemon.To make it a party, invite your friends over and serve Walnut Crostini with Gorgonzola and Pear –a delicious and almost instant appetizer with no cooking required.
|Spiced Brown Sugar Waffles
Warm waffles with a little seasonal spice make a comforting cool weather breakfast. Top with a handful of toasted pecans for some crunch. Make it a full meal with Apple and Sausage Patties and a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice.
|Braised Maple-Bourbon Pork with Beans
This hearty, warming stew combines pork shoulder, kielbasa sausage and cannellini beans in a slow cooker, simmering to tender perfection. Serve with a side of cornbread or savory biscuits and lightly sauteed winter greens, such as kale or Swiss chard.
What are you cooking this weekend? Tell us in the comments!