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.
Flaky Whole-Grain Piecrust
Makes enough for one double crust or two single crust 9-inch deep dish pies.
Jennie’s Marinara Sauce
This classic pasta sauce is so easy, there’s no reason to buy the bottled stuff.
Quick Turkey Lasagna
Lasagna doesn’t have to take hours to prepare, as this healthy, updated recipe demonstrates.
Make-Ahead Bacon and Kale Strata
An easy, hearty overnight casserole perfect for breakfast, brunch or even dinner.
Grape and Apple Crisp
We’re so used to eating grapes free-hand we forget they make wonderful contributions to comfort dessert recipes such as this crisp.
Cashew Butter Crunch Popcorn
Take popcorn. Add nuts, butter, and sweetness. Dare you to stop eating.
Wheat Bran Coconut Granola
Easy baked granola is the perfect base for a take-along trail mix or morning cereal.
Heart-Smart Refrigerator Bran Muffins
Get a jump-start on breakfast two ways, first with this make-ahead muffin, then with the nutritious energy of the delicious finished product.
Chimichurri, a Central-American version of pesto adds fresh and zippy flavor to grilled steak or chicken.