The Recipe: Things to Make This Weekend

It’s going to be a rainy weekend here in Northern California so a great time to make comfort food and do some on-line shopping. Luckily SHOPBOP, one of our favorite on-line retailers, is having a big sale right now until Sat 3/3 at 11:59pm PST. You can shop some of our favorite finds at the end of this post (and save up to 25%!) Happy March!!

The Cocktail: Cranberry Apple Sangria

We are telling you…MAKE THIS!!! This was our go-to holiday drink and is the perfect thing to serve on a rainy and chilly night. If you can find the mini apples, they are the perfect size and really make this drink look extra special. This can be made ahead of time which is always a great thing.

{Recipe and Drink: Damn Delicious}

The Appetizer: Haloumi with Grapes

If you have never tried Haloumi, then you are in for a treat! Sometimes called “grilling cheese”, this Greek semi-hard, brined, unripened and high melting point cheese is incredible. Paired with sautéed grapes and garlic…well…you’ll see what we are talking about! EyeSwoon’s cookbook Cook Beautiful available HERE

{Image and recipe: EyeSwoon}

The Main Course: Mushroom Risotto with Peas  

Warm and comforting (not to mention easy to make and oh so elegant!), this is a perfect dish to make for a cozy night at home with friends. Serve with olive Ciabatta. 

{Image and Recipe: NYT Cooking}

The Dessert: Easy Baked Cinnamon Apples with Vanilla Ice Cream and Salted Caramel Sauce

Yes, this really is EASY and we promise you, DELICIOUS!!! It is worth going the extra mile and making the homemade caramel sauce! Recipe for Salted Caramel Sauce HERE

{Image and Recipe: Inspired Taste}

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