Memorial Day weekend is here, and with it comes some extended time off for many of us. And if your family is anything like ours, it’s also the unofficial start of grilling season!
I’m spending Saturday and Sunday sprucing up the backyard: weeding, dusting off the patio furniture, and maybe if I’m feeling inspired, trying to repair our wobbly fence (this may be an ambitious list, all told).
Then come Memorial Day, weather permitting, we’ll be spending time outside grilling.
While no one’s ever complained about a day off from work, Monday holidays can often make the rest of the week feel a little wonky, so we’re easing back into the kitchen with a simple, creamy pasta and graduating mid-week to a springtime carrot soup followed by a pork stir fry the next day.
I’ll close out the week with a super simple chickpea bowl with an addictive and versatile tahini sauce. I can’t wait for this week’s meals! Here’s the menu: