6 recipes for a rainy day

April 5, 2017 Ligaya Figueras

Need a project on a rainy day? Make biscuits using a recipe from Flora & Flour owner/chef Lauren Raymond. (Chris Hunt/Special)

The weather is miserable in Atlanta today. Storms rolling through the area may have put a dent in your plans, but don’t let it wreck your day. Turn on some tunes, get the oven warming, don the apron and start cooking. Here are six recipes for a rainy day.

Beef barley soupNew York Times food writer Melissa Clark is helping home cooks everywhere change their dinner game with her latest cookbook. Clark also comes to your rescue with this recipe for beef barley soup with lemon.

Buttermilk biscuitsLauren Raymond of Flora & Flour shares tips, tricks and her recipes to turn you into one confident biscuit maker.

Macaroni and cheeseMac-and-cheese recipes abound. This one calls for beer. But only half a cup, which means you get to drink the rest from the can while that cheesiest of comfort dishes bakes. Cheers to that.

Lentil curry – The rain is likely going to make your commute a bit longer. When you walk in the door later than usual tonight, don’t sweat dinner. Kellie Hynes’ recipe for lentil curry comes together in minutes. Bonus: It’s good for you.

It’s a chocolate chip cookie kind of day. Whip up a batch of whole wheat double chocolate chip cookies using 8Arm’s Sarah Dodge’s recipe. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel

Chocolate chip cookies – Sarah Dodge has created a following at 8ARM for her baked goods. Don’t mess with success. Use Dodge’s recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Your kids will thank you.

Brownies – Not even rain can spoil the day when the smell of rich, fudgy brownies permeates the house. Local shop Joseph and Co. has you covered with its recipe for All-American Fudge-Chunk Brownies

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