Whether it’s the upcoming Presidents’ Day weekend or just an excuse to extend Valentine’s Day and stay home with your sweetie, we can’t think of a better way to spend a long weekend in February than by tackling one of the epic recipes we’ve been craving. Whether it requires a couple rounds of proofing, an overnight marinade or a few hours of chilling, there’s at least one time-intensive dish that’s been on your bucket list for a while and we say go for it! Here are our 5 must-try recipes to try out over the long weekend.
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Julia Child made her many marks on the culinary world, and this enduring classic is a testament to her legacy. One of the best parts about this dish? The incredible smells that waft from your kitchen while it’s stewing away. This recipe is best paired with a Netflix marathon and a bottle of Burgundy.
Mastering the pop-up art of a classic cheesy soufflé may take a couple of tries, but why not give your long weekend plans up for cheesy, fluffy clouds? Make is a meal with a simple green salad or a roasted beef tenderloin. We want to see how high you can make them rise!
Spending a long weekend making fresh pasta, listening to Frank Sinatra and dancing in the kitchen, sounds as romantic as it gets! These plump ricotta dumplings from Bon Appetit are so phenomenal on their own that all you need is a simple pomodoro sauce to dress them up.
We love the retro-cool vibes of a Baked Alaska. Between the ice cream, the bruleéd meringue, and the assembly, this dessert (made mini by Food & Wine) requires a few stages of cooling and resting, but it’s well worth it.
While mastering the age-old art of the almighty soup dumpling may take more than a long weekend, this recipe from Bon Appetit is a good place to start! The juicy pork filling and the soupy broth will warm the soul, and once you get into an assembly groove it moves faster than you’d think.