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.
Cranberry Jalapeno Relish
A zippy, Southwestern-style complement to Thanksgiving turkey and dressing.
Cranberry Maple Sauce
A touch of crisp New England autumn resides in every splash of pure maple syrup.
Danish Wedding Cookies
Cookies similar to this recipe once were given as good luck symbols to couples celebrating their nuptials. The marriage of the walnuts and sugars represented “bumps in the road” and the “sweetness that coats a happy marriage.”
Super Bowl of Chili
A perennial favorite for Super Bowl parties, chili is a perfect make-ahead dish.
Olive Herb Cheese Spread
This quick-and-easy cheese spread is great on crackers or vegetable slices.
A handwritten recipe discovered tucked into an antique cookbook led to the creation of this delightful adaptation of an Old-World favorite.
Grill Secret: Dry Rub
If you’ve ever tasted meat or fish grilled by a master and wondered what made it so flavorful, the answer probably lies in a dry rub.
Egg Salad for the Epicure
Egg salad can be so much more than a pedestrian sandwich spread—it’s a remarkably adaptable mixture able to embrace a whole range of easy additions.
Chorizo Pasta Salad
Fresh Mexican chorizo sausage jump-starts the taste of this tailgate party-perfect pasta and bean salad.