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.
Heat up your milk. Get it to 120 degrees or thereabouts. Add in the shortening; it should melt and combine with the milk. If it’s…
Spicy Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Bloody Margarita Sauce
In a small saucepan, heat olive oil. Add minced shallots and cook over medium-low heat to soften the shallots and lightly brown them, about 3-4…
Combine first six ingredients in a large pot and bring to a simmer. Add each of the next seven ingredients and continue simmering for at…
Spicy Cabbage Soup
Heat 2 tablespoon vegetable oil in a 6 quart dutch oven over low medium heat. Put the onions in and sweat (no color) for about…
Aunt Gin’s Banana Bread
Cream butter and sugar until light and creamy. Beat eggs separately and add to batter. Sift flour and soda and alternately with milk. Add bananas…
Creamy Enchilada Dip
This dip made with ancho chiles and sour cream tastes like red enchilada sauce; serve it with salty tortilla chips.
Fresh cranberries and tart apples combine with sweet dried apricots in a moist buttermilk cake that’s perfect for fall and winter holidays.
blackened blue potato salad
A quick-and-easy stacked tamale casserole with ground beef and the surprising addition of potatoes instead of the typical corn.
Baked Pasta with Sausage, Mushrooms and Fontina
The ultimate fall pasta dish for a casual gathering of family or friends.
Classic Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
The original cure for whatever ails you—even if all you need is a little comforting!
Coq au Vin
This somewhat simpler take on the French classic will soon make it a dinner table tradition.