It was a rough stretch there, but we’ve re-emerged from Mercury’s retro-grasp and we’re feeling…hungry.

Deciding what to cook this weekend? Here are a few vetted options to get you started. There’s no wrong answer (but there are extra points available for making a recipe with the drink.)

Eyeswoon's Citrus Salad

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We know, it's not winter anymore, but we crave citrus all day, every day. Give it a whirl - maybe with some oro blanco grapefruit thrown in there (a la Eva Chen).

Recipe from Eyeswoon

 

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Alison Roman's Crispy Pork Chop

At least one person in our office makes this dish any given week. Perfection on a plate.

Recipe from NY Times

 

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Almond Butter + Banana Pancakes

We've said it before, and we'll say it again. Breakfast for dinner is always acceptable.

Recipe from Epicurious

 

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Olive-y Linguine with Zesty Breadcrumbs

Olives, capers, anchovies and herbs? No better flavor bomb for our mouths.

Recipe from Bon Appetit's basically

 

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Everything's Coming up Rose

When all else fails.

Recipe from Saveur

Lay your table for life.