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.
German Drop Cookies
These simple tasting and easy to make—no mixer required—sugar-pecan cookies are loaded with nuts and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Cucumber and Avocado Gazpacho
The twist on the classic cold vegetable soup dish from Andalusia uses avocado for a delightfully creamy texture.
End of Summer Rice Salad with Tuna
A super easy and zesty salad built on leftover Chinese rice, it can act as a main dish or side.
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Icing
Creamy maple icing on a cinnamon-spiced cupcake everyone can love.
Easy Peach Crisp
A warm baking dish seems the perfect place to stash the abundance of summer peaches from the market.
Good old scalloped potatoes with cheese, from the late-great master herself, Julia Child.
Shrimp, Orzo and Pistachio Pesto Salad
An aromatic pistachio pesto grounds this simple salad in flavor—an easy make-and-go dish for potlucks and get-togethers.
Caramel Pecan French Toast
Combine the butter, syrup, and vanilla. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Place the bread, in a single layer, over the syrup mixture….
Oatmeal-Coconut Breakfast Bars
Try these healthy oatmeal-coconut bars for breakfast or in the afternoon with a cup of tea.