6 recipes for a rainy day

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 soup New 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 biscuits Lauren Raymond of Flora & Flour shares tips, tricks and her recipes to turn you into one confident biscuit maker.

Macaroni and cheese Mac-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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