Memorial Day

40 Edible Ideas for Making the Most of a Rainy Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Rained out picnics? Rescheduled pool parties?

Burgers and watermelon slices may be best served with sunshine, but now's your chance to squirrel away indoors and embark on the cooking and baking projects you've put off for a "rainy day." Well, today's that (rainy) day!

We hope you're staying warm, dry, and safe—and here are some suggestions for redirecting your pent up energy:

Layer Cakes

As Hillel the Elder asked, "If not now, when?"

Yeasty Breads

For once in your life, you've got the time for the yeast to rise! And while you wait, why not tune into a great podcast?

All Those Projects You Said You'd Start "Tomorrow"

Sauces, Condiments, Mix-Ins & Syrups

Stock your fridge with the drizzles and dips that you'll be glad to store on the door of your fridge enlivening weeknight meals (and pieces of fried toast).

Meal Planning

And while you're stuck inside, make lemonade out of lemons—and a whole week's worth of meals out of the contents of your kitchen...

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Sarah Jampel

Written by: Sarah Jampel

A (former) student of English, a lover of raisins, a user of comma splices. My spirit animal is an eggplant. I'm probably the person who picked all of the cookie dough out of the cookie dough ice cream. For that, I'm sorry.