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.
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.
Artichoke and Swiss Cheese Stuffed Potatoes
Twice-baked potatoes stuffed with plenty of Swiss cheese and savory artichokes.
Chocolate-Orange Monkey Bread
A favorite on any brunch table, this pull-apart bread is studded with chocolate, almonds and orange.
Quick Pickled Apples with Rosemary and Shallots
Pickled apples make a delicious addition to autumn cheese boards, or served alongside your favorite pork chops.
Homemade Parmesan Broth (Brodo)
Learn to make authentic Italian Parmesan broth at home—perfect for soup bases or as a light, savory broth for your favorite filled pastas.
Ham Hock and Vegetable Soup
This French ham soup celebrates leftover ham but is worthy of using ingredients from scratch, too.
Pancotto Italian Bread Soup
Simple, rustic and traditionally Italian, this bread soup (pancotto) features a bevy of vegetables.
Quick and Easy Guacamole Recipe
Made with fresh, healthy ingredients, this no-fuss homemade guacamole recipe will make you wonder why you ever opted for store-bought.