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.
|Limoncello Dirty Martini
Citrus is at its best in the winter months, and this cocktail combines a classic martini with a splash of limoncello — a sweet, lemon-flavored aperitif. The recipe serves four, so invite some friends over and assemble an Antipasto Tray or Deviled Eggs for an effortless, elegant get-together.
|Irish Bacon Benedict
Start your Saturday with this riff on classic eggs Benedict, which calls for lean Irish bacon (but you can substitute any bacon you like). Enjoy with Broiled Grapefruit and a warm cup of coffee.
|Caramelized Onion and Gruyère Pizza
Perfect for a casual Sunday night supper, this pizza combines favorite flavors of winter, including butternut squash and fresh sage. Make the pizza dough and roast the squash a day ahead, and the rest of the preparation is a breeze. Serve with a Winter Greens Salad — and enjoy a turkey-free weekend.