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“Try something new,” suggests Triangle Lawn Games CEO Gordon Buchanan. “Many folks haven’t heard of less popular games like kubb or rollers, but they are super fun and pretty easy to learn.”

FRIDAY NIGHT FAMILY MEAL

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fter a long week of school projects, work deadlines and endless Zoom calls, use this time to reconnect with your kids before the weekend kicks into full gear. Consider planning your supper around a ABOVE Giant Jenga is a great lawn game option if you don’t have a large yard. produce box. Hungry Harvest, which is on To create Marie’s Gin & Bear It cocktail, mix 2 oz. TOPO Piedmont gin, 1 ½ oz. Squeeze the Day shrub, and ½ oz. lemon juice in a shaker with ice until well-chilled, a mission to eliminate food waste by rescuing and then strain into a Collins glass. BELOW LEFT Caleb tries his hand at ladder ball. produce that’s perfectly good to eat but that BELOW RIGHT Cucumber-watermelon sparkler with cantaloupe and watermelon garnish. grocery stores won’t sell due to a slightly off size, shape or color, curates variety boxes and delivers to your door. For a family of four to six, try a Super Harvest box (you’ll have some extra for meals at the beginning of the week, too!). Box contents vary every week based on what is available to be recovered, and you can customize your box at no additional cost. You can also choose add-on options from Hungry Harvest’s marketplace, like bread, eggs, cooking oils, coffee, kombucha, chocolate and other pantry staples. “Many customers like to be ‘surprised’ by their boxes, like an episode of ‘Chopped,’” says Hungry Harvest Senior Markets Manager Bart Creasman. “For those who are looking for less of a surprise but more for options to expand their cooking, I would recommend checking your box contents in our weekly order reminder emails, and you can choose to keep any surprising/exotic items in the box and customize accordingly. We also provide recipes on our website for more unique items, which can definitely help spark the creative process for utilizing new ingredients.” cookie for dessert, and kids can follow along to an instructional video on Pompieri’s website. Parents can supervise while enjoying a brew from Most Durham County and Orange County deliveries will be made on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Order by 5 p.m. on Wednesday of that week Pompieri’s sister restaurant, Bull City Burger & Brewery, or a bottle of wine, which is currently 20% off with curbside takeout. to ensure a Friday delivery. Of course, there’s also always the option of ordering a fully cooked If you’re looking for something a bit quicker than preparing a meal family meal. Beau Catering Marketplace in Hillsborough posts a from scratch, but just as fun, try Pompieri Pizza’s Build-Your-Own-Kidnew menu of family meals (for two, four or six people) on Saturdays for Pizza pack. You’ll get the dough, sauce, cheese and your kid’s selected curbside pickup and delivery to Orange County and parts of Durham on toppings for them to build at home. The pack includes a drink and a 44

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Durham Magazine Sept 2020  

The Food and Drink Issue

Durham Magazine Sept 2020  

The Food and Drink Issue

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