What to Do This Weekend

Welcome. The query shouldn’t be if it’s a good weekend for making mac and cheese, however relatively which mac and cheese recipe from this assortment of 11 to make. I’m leaning towards Lesley Enston’s Trinidadian macaroni pie, however Ali Slagle’s 25-minute one-pot broccoli mac and cheese is fairly tempting.

Now, to decide on a film. The Display Actors Guild Award nominees had been introduced this week: excellent news for many who like to remain up on awards-season favorites. Maybe Denzel Washington, nominated for Actor in a Main Function, in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”? It involves Apple TV+ this weekend.

If you happen to may use somewhat mat discuss, “Cheer” is again for a brand new season on Netflix. You could possibly try Mark Epstein’s new memoir, “The Zen of Remedy,” which Oliver Burkeman says is “heat, profound and cleareyed.” Or contemplate the film scores of Jonny Greenwood, “The Energy of the Canine” and “Spencer” amongst them.

It’s the center of January in the course of what would possibly — relying on the information and your temper and the slant of the solar — be beginning to really feel like a really lengthy winter. Thank goodness there are documentaries to stream and crosswords to unravel. Thank goodness for mocktail recipes and a vernal equinox countdown you possibly can bookmark and, when you decide a recipe, mac and cheese for dinner. Let me know which one you make.

Bracketing mac and cheese, are there dishes or recipes that you simply’ve discovered particularly comforting currently? Write and inform us: athome@nytimes.com. Be sure you embrace your full title and placement and we would function your response in a future e-newsletter. We’re At Dwelling and Away. We’ll learn each letter despatched. As all the time, extra of our greatest concepts for the weekend seem beneath. I’ll be again subsequent week.

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