Smorrebrod, Copenhagen, Gravlax, Kale, Apples
Salmon Gravlax, Apple, and Crispy Kale Smørrebrød ». Marcus Nilsson
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The sun is finally shining after a dreary April, and flowers are in full bloom all around us. Is there a better way to enjoy May than trying out recipes that look as pretty as the flowers? Pinterest sure doesn’t think so. We’re pinning everything from floral cocktails to flower-dusted potato salads. Other Pinterest-worthy favorites? How about an open-faced sandwich, or a colorful shellfish paella? Scroll down for more of our favorite May Pinterest picks.

"Floral

Floral Old Fashioned

Cameron Johnston of Gleneagles Hotel designed this drink for those who don’t usually go for a Scotch drink; chamomile syrup and Dalwhinnie 15 combine for a delicate cocktail with a still-smoky finish. Get the recipe for Floral Old Fashioned »
"Porchetta

Porchetta Sandwiches with Marinated Onions and Salsa Verde

Get the recipe for Porchetta Sandwiches with Marinated Onions and Salsa Verde »
"Everything's

Everything’s Coming Up Rosé

Natasha David, head bartender of New York City’s Nitecap, grew up in Germany, where everything from wine to apple juice got gespritzt. Her bright fuchsia aperitivo mixes tannic hibiscus tea, sweet Lillet Rosé, and dry rosé with a hit of Prosecco. Get the recipe for Everything’s Coming Up Rosé »
"Chamomile-Pickled
"Sour
Get the recipe for Sour Cherry and Pistachio Danish »
"Smorrebrod,
Salmon Gravlax, Apple, and Crispy Kale Smørrebrød »

Shellfish Paella

A well-made paella contains a feast within a single pan. Get the recipe for Shellfish Paella
Get the recipe for frøsnappers
"Roasted

Roasted Guinea Hens with Spring Beets and Runner Beans

Roasted Guinea Hens with Spring Beets and Runner Beans
"Soba
"Trout

Trout “Reuben”

Chef Steven Brown uses pumpernickel rolls for this “punk rock sandwich with a $25 cleaning bill;” but you could use any roll you like. Get the recipe for Trout “Reuben” »
"Lemon-Caper

Lemon-Caper Tuna Sandwich

“Bread doesn’t like the fridge, because it’ll totally dry out in there. Don’t refrigerate!“—Joanne Chang, Flour Bakery + Cafe, Boston Get the recipe Lemon-Caper Tuna Sandwich »
"Raspberry

Raspberry Brûlée

This raspberry brûlée is a delightful combination of whipped cream and luscious ripe raspberries covered with a crunchy sugar topping.

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