April showers are almost always a guarantee, but just because you’re stuck inside all day doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of it. Try one of these delicious recipes that are cozy enough for a rainy day but still remind us of spring. Who needs May flowers with recipes this good?
Wake up your taste buds in just one bite with these easy no-bake treats!
We love a fresh and hearty dish that’s still light and springy. Now that it’s mid-April, it’s the perfect time to break out all your greens. This week’s meal planner tastes like spring in a nutshell, so get cracking!
Monday, April 13
Did you know today is National Cheese Fondue Day? If you’re looking for a way to celebrate (and not to mention, a fun weekend activity), we’ve got you covered in about 3 steps:
1. Make a trip to the grocery store
2. Pick up lots of cheese and fun dippers like bacon, a baguette and crudites
3. Melt cheese in a big pot and dip, dip away!
But if you’re looking for a real recipe, we’ve got one for the traditionalists, one for the heat seekers, one for the trend setters and one for the travel junkies. No matter who you are, you can definitely enjoy cheese fondue today (or any day, really).
A classic Cheese Fondue for the traditionalists
Matzo balls, the Passover staple made from ground, unleavened bread, are getting ever cheffier spins. Try to catch one near you!
At Philadelphia’s Sbraga, chef Kevin Sbraga fries his matzo balls, then adds house-made sauerkraut, Russian dressing and pickled apple.
If you’re staring into your refrigerator thinking, “what am I going to do with all this leftover Easter ham?” have no fear. We’ve got some great recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner (or breakfast-for-dinner!) that are perfect for repurposing your ham. These recipes are so unique and delicious, it would be impossible to get sick of your ham… ever!
Cutting-edge Scandinavian design with the most up-to-date technology–for the time.
Show creator Matthew Weiner, set decorator Claudette Didul and production designer Dan Bishop decided that, because lead character Don Draper earns good money, his apartment should
“look beyond the taste of a normal person.” Don’s wife, Megan, would have hired a professional decorator, Weiner says.
This Easter, transform your hard-boiled eggs into adorable fruit and veggie look-alikes. It’s easy with tips inspired by Amy Weir, the DIY maven behind the blog Delineate Your Dwelling.
We’ve partnered with PotsandPans.com, who is hosting giveaway of nearly $1,000 worth of Rachael Ray’s Cucina line kitchenware!
Simply enter via the PotsandPans.com Facebook page and one winner will get to choose his or her favorite color of pots, pans, bowls, knives and more! Rach’s line was inspired by her travels in Italy, and every piece has the handmade, rustic look that she loves about the ceramics there.
But wait, there’s more! 10 additional contestants will have the chance to win a Cucina skillet in the color of their choice.
For more globally-inspired recipes, visit the PotsandPans.com Pinterest page. Good luck! Contest ends May 13th.
April is National Garden Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to cook with the season’s tastiest produce. These five colorful meals are fast, fresh and super-flavorful — definitely not garden-variety!