Whether it's a basket of Southern Fried Chicken for a neighborhood block party or the perfect side dish for a holiday meal, our make-ahead recipes are the solution you need in a crunch.
Minestrone with Winter Squash
This hearty Mediterranean-inspired vegetable soup stars spiralized winter squash, standing in for pasta.
Classic almond biscotti baked until perfectly crisp—fantastic served alongside a fresh cup of coffee.
Papaya Habanero Salsa
If you’re a fan of sweet and heat, you’ll love this vibrantly hued fruit salsa.
The Magic of Broths: Homemade Chicken Stock
Make your own flavorful base for comforting chicken soups and stews.
Salmon Cakes with Asian Vinaigrette
You can make these fish cakes up to a day in advance! Simply cover and refrigerate.
Polenta Breakfast Bake with Italian Sausage
A decadent make-ahead breakfast casserole, perfect for the Sunday brunch set.
Campfire-Free S’mores on a Stick
Who needs a campfire? This one-bite treat allows you to enjoy s’mores, with virtually no mess.
Lemon and Raspberry Yogurt Loaf Cake
This moist, fruity cake is as delicious served with a hot cup of tea in the afternoon as it is with a spoonful of cream for dessert.
Homemade Sauerkraut from Scratch
Homemade sauerkraut retains its crunch and does’t have the ever-present vinegary excess found in store-bought varieties.
Slow Cooker Skirt Steak and Onions
Hearty, slow cooked steak and onions is the ideal make-ahead addition to sandwiches and salads.
Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Potatoes
You can’t go wrong with a broccoli/cheese combo, and these stuffed potatoes are no exception.