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.
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.
Green Tomato Relish
A green tomato relish that’s perfect with cheese and crackers or served along side most any meat.
Green Tomato-Spinach Cheesecake
Tart green tomatoes contrast with the creamy cheese in this somewhat quiche-like dish. Serve as an appetizer with crackers or as a light entrée with a salad.
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberries and Cream
Our flourless chocolate cake with mounds of fresh berries and a pillowy dollop of non-dairy topping is a perfect pick for summertime.