var now = But even if you’re not feeling social, even if you don’t want to play the imaginary host, this weekend I think you should make James Beard’s onion sandwiches (above), as fine a cocktail party snack as has ever been recorded. Finally, and also in The Times, Maya Phillips jumps into the wayback machine to reconsider Panic! Those and an ice-cold Martinez would make for a fine early evening. Everyone loves the weekend. If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. The idea’s just to cook with intention and in so doing to make your life a little brighter, at a time when brightness counts for so much. Some cities and states have noticed a connection between small gatherings, like play dates or family get-togethers, and an uptick in coronavirus cases. Here in Seattle we can watch back-to-back episodes from 4 to 7 p.m.”, Marie Bridge wrote: “My husband and I are watching an episode of ‘Poldark,’ originally a BBC series, almost every night now airing on Amazon Prime. I have all the DVDs so I watch every day. You might make a tater tot casserole, for the pleasure it’ll engender, for the sheer deliciousness of it. Weekends are a huge topic of conversation. My theory of "hook phrases", Six Skills to Develop As You Learn the English Language, How the Benefits of Tutoring to Learn a Language Outweigh Those of the Classroom Environment. Here’s a new poem by Ange Mlinko, “Naples, Florida,” in The New York Review of Books. The problem with language learning "levels". Now, it’s a long Russell Wilson drive for the win from anything related to food, but this Walrus excerpt from Barbara Amiel’s memoir, about her time in Palm Beach with her husband Conrad Black, is just bonkers. Or try your hand at Singaporean braised duck this weekend. Starting on Wednesday or Thursday, people will ask you about your weekend plans. There was salt and pepper, freshly ground and preferably white — Julia held that when the color of the food was light, the pepper should be white. “I get a thrill from watching J.B. Fletcher and the Cabot Cove community solve a murder every episode. Subscriptions support our work and allow it to continue. The Whisky Lounge will host its Whisky Festival in a Box this weekend. Everest expedition, in Outside. Here are some example sentences to help you figure out what "last weekend", "this weekend", and "next weekend" mean, depending on when you say them: Improve your English ability by understanding and memorizing common English phrases. Please do! It’d be nice to have a cocktail party this weekend, even if the guests are imaginary, or just you and yours. Subscriptions support the work that we do and allow it to continue. Rate them after you’ve cooked them. It’d be nice to have a cocktail party this weekend, even if the guests are imaginary, or just you and yours. Here are some example sentences to help you figure out what "last weekend", "this weekend", and "next weekend" mean, depending on when you say them: Monday- Tuesday We use cookies on this site to store information on your device. It might be this beef stew with prunes. You could just roast a chicken, hash some brussels sprouts with lemon and then smack the potatoes down in the center of the table like a magic trick. I now can see it is like the British Hallmark Channel. Now I’m on to the Turner Classic Movies.”, Tessa wrote that she was hesitant to start “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” thinking it “might be silly fluff, but it is very fun and touching, well written.” She added that “‘Norsemen’ has to be the most underrated series out there! Butterscotch blondies, for definite.. Thanks. Roasted salmon glazed with brown sugar and mustard, or red lentil soup with lemon, or midnight pasta with garlic, anchovies, capers and red pepper. Save the recipes you’d like to cook. A college student falls madly in love with a … Here are some of the activities that people like to do on the weekend: One difficult part of conversations about the weekend is knowing which weekend you mean. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { Kind of a meditation”. The 3 biggest improvements you can make to your English writing, The key to understanding natural spoken English, 5 steps to achieving your New Year's resolutions, 8 reasons why your English isn't improving, How your brain learns English (and how it doesn't). There was sharpness from lemon juice and kick from salty capers and cornichons, those tiny French pickles packed in a brine that goes strong on vinegar. See you next week. Extremely well written (including dialogue), complex characters, strong women. That’s what I’ll be doing this weekend. If you’re missing the Rialto and the gossipy stories that swirl through its theaters and dressing rooms, do take a whirl through Michael Riedel’s latest for Vanity Fair, an excerpt from his “Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway,” out next month. There are thousands and thousands more recipes like … PG-13, 101 mins. Or a barbecue chicken pizza, same. Chez Julia, the tuna was packed in oil, and the mayonnaise was always Hellmann’s. Food stylist: Maggie Ruggiero. What else to cook this weekend? So it's helpful to have a nice range of phrases to use for these conversations. That’s it. Which is to say, if you’re like many, many people who have limited experience with salt-baking, this weekend could be a good time to start turning things around. “The Terror” is for those who love “history, horror mixed with a little bit of the supernatural,” one reader wrote. And feel free to leave notes on them, as well, if you have hacks or substitutions to suggest. Doesn’t that sound perfect? As always, more suggestions for leading a full life at home or near it appear below.