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.
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.
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.