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.
New Mexico Apricot Green Chili Jam
Add first three ingredients together in a large sauce pot, and bring mixture to a full rolling boil. Make sure to stir constantly to prevent…
Cut 1/4 inch off the top of each artichoke and cut the bottom stem off to make flat on bottom. Use fingers to pull-open leaves…
Avocado Lemon Salsa
Chop and mix everything in medium bowl EXCEPT avacado. Chill at least 2-3 hours. Add in avacado just before serving to prevent browning of avacado….
Cut a sliver out of the jumbo olives. Cut a small V out of the large carrot slices. Place cream cheese in zip lock and…
Michigan Sweet Corn Salad
To make the dressing, cut and scoop out the avocado putting it into a food processor. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until blended and…
Greek Dreams Salad
Put bulgar wheat in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Let set one hour then drain well. Mix togeather all other ingredients. Stir…
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss. Cover and refrigerate at 30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.
Potato and Asparagus Salad
A no-mayo potato salad that’s delicious at room temperature or chilled making it “picnic safe.”
Avocado Ice Cream
Mash avocado with an electric mixer, or use a food processor. Blend in the milk, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Mix in 1 to 2…
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Loaf
1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. 2. Add oil, sugar, and zucchini, that has been grated. Mix well. 3. Add flour,salt baking soda, cinnamon and…
Aileen’s Curried Rice Salad
Cook rice according to package directions. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Combine reserved artichoke marinade, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper and curry powder until blended….
Egg Plant Lasagne
Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in large skillet. Add the garlic to the skillet and saute' for 30 seconds and remove to add later….
fresh pineapple kiwi salsa
cut top and bottom off of pineapple. peel, cut in quarters, cut core out and discard. dice the fruit and place in large bowl. peel…
Mulberry Cream Scones
Place flour, sugar, both measurements of baking powder, and salt into an electric mixer bowl. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Cut butter into small pieces and add…