Staying in NYC this Memorial Day weekend? Whether you plan on spending the time relaxing in your Sagamore apartment or venturing around NYC with friends, there’s no excuse not to enjoy some great food over the holiday weekend! Here are some unique dishes you can whip up in honor of the three-day weekend.
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad: The perfect side dish to any kind of grilling taking place this holiday weekend, this recipe will be a hit at any BBQ or small gathering you are attending (or hosting!) this Memorial Day weekend. Visit the 79th Street Greenmarket and grab some homemade pasta and organic chicken for the perfect ingredients. This can be made in under an hour as well, making it just as easy to make as it is delicious. You can find steps for turning this dreamy dish into a reality an The Food Network’s website.
Pigs In A Quilt: Hot dogs are one of the most consumed food items this weekend. If you aren’t able to grill then try cooking up some mini hotdogs for an appetizer! These snacks are perfect before any BBQ feast. This recipe can be made in minutes in tour Sagamore apartment and ingredients picked up locally at the new Trader Joe’s– just a few blocks uptown!
Watermelon Sorbet: With the weather looking to be in the 80’s a cool refreshing dessert is the perfect treat for all Memorial Day festivities. This recipe from Taste of Home can be spiked or not served without alcohol. All you need is Watermelon, lemon juice and a little sugar and you have a tasty treat for all!
79th Street Greenmarket
Columbus Avenue 77th & 81st Streets
670 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10025
Whether you hosted Thanksgiving dinner at your Sagamore apartment or got thrown bag full of Tupperware filled with turkey, Thanksgiving dinner leftovers can be both a blessing and a curse. If you have enough food for days and don’t want to rely on repeating Thanksgiving dinner over and over, here are some recipes you can whip up with all that leftover food!
Next-Day Turkey Soup with Mashed Potato Polpetti: This recipe from the Food Network will use the bulk of all your Thanksgiving leftovers! Add in all that holiday turkey and combine with chicken broth, leftover carrots, onion, garlic, 3 cups of leftover veggies of your choice and Mashed Potato Polpetti. The soup will take a bout 3 hours between the prep and stove cooking time.
Stuffing Stuffed Mushrooms: Adding a twist to traditional stuffed mushrooms, you can use up your Thanksgiving leftovers while still creating a delicious and savory new meal! It’s easy to make with the recipe calling for combining leftover stuffing with parmesan cheese, oil parsley and garlic. Mix all and stuff in each mushroom and follow with baking in the oven for about 30 minutes!
Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili: This Thanksgiving leftover recipe will use up all that leftover turkey as well as many ingredients you may have in your kitchen from holiday cooking! Combining spices such as cinnamon, cumin, cayenne pepper, and garlic, combine those with pumpkin puree and turkey for a cozy night in soup. You can see the step-by-step instructions on Country Living’s website.
Sweet Potato Cranberry Donuts: This tasty treat is the perfect dessert combing your holiday leftovers while making something new! Take leftover sweet potatoes and cranberries along with the other ingredients this recipe from Taste of Home calls for. Step by step instructions for how to get these perfect flaky and doughy donuts can be found on their website.