What happens when professional foodies have a bonus day off? They eat! Alison Cayne, of Haven’s Kitchen, a cooking school and café in New York City, demos how to toast the day after Thanksgiving with a casual meal and great company.
The kids won their soccer game! You got a promotion! It’s Wednesday! All perfectly legit reasons for celebration, and you can pull one together now. As in right now. Have friends pick up a few things, grab the rest from your freezer and pantry, and get to it. Because why should you wait for the weekend to have fun?
With all due respect to Christmas and Hanukkah, sometimes the smaller soirees are the most fun -- and have the best food! From tree-trimming to post-yuletide get-togethers, here are the parties five of our favorite hosts look forward to all year long.