All Game Day Make-ahead

  • Rib rub recipe in a jar with a bbq spice label on jar
    5 min
    This BBQ Spice Rub is fantastic for ribs, but it's also great on pork chops, pork loin, and pork shoulder! You can even add it to your favorite BBQ sauce for an extra kick.
  • 2 hrs, 10 min
    Gluten-Free
    Pressure Cooker Baked Beans! Tender beans, sweet molasses sauce, and lots of smoky bacon. This easy pressure cooker recipe is a perfect side dish with BBQ, meatloaf, or any other meaty main dishes.
  • The best bacon jam on top of a hamburger with chips on the side.
    1 hr, 18 min
    Gluten-Free
    If bacon makes everything taste better, then bacon jam makes it taste AMAZING! Whether you serve it on burgers or with a cheese plate, this jam will take your party to the next level.
  • Pumpkin Chili
    1 hr
    Pumpkin Chili! Made with chunks of pumpkin, ground pork, black beans, a bottle of beer, and plenty of spices. Ready in under an hour. Even better the next day.
  • Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
    35 min
    Outrageously good homemade barbecue sauce with molasses, chili, onion, lemon juice, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and bourbon.
  • Side view of turkey club with garlic mayo on a plate. The bread is toasted and the mayo, avocado, bacon, tomato, lettuce and turkey are visible in the sandwich.
    1 hr, 40 min
    What makes this Club Sandwich the ULTIMATE? Oven roasted turkey, crispy bacon, fresh veggies, and a homemade garlic aioli! This layered turkey club sandwich takes a little time to build, but it’s worth every step.
  • Plate with grilled steak foil packet opened up to reveal steak, peppers, onions inside. Avocado slices and sour cream are also in the packet and a flour tortilla is to the right.
    20 min
    Healthy, Low Carb
    For casual family dinners, backyard BBQs, or camping trips, these Easy Steak Fajitas are always a hit. Cook the veggies in foil packet while the seasoned steak grills alongside. Everything can be assembled ahead, and dinner is ready in 10 minutes!
  • Dry rub for chicken - jar with leaf lid and label
    5 min
    This premade All-Purpose Chicken Spice Rub is great on every part of the chicken! You can even sprinkle it on roasted potatoes or vegetables.
  • pita chips with 7-layer goat cheese bacon raisins dates dip
    20 min
    Gluten-Free
    Need a festive make-ahead appetizer for your holiday party? Try this Whipped Goat Cheese 7-Layer Dip, topped with pistachios, dates, raisins, bacon, sunflower seeds, and honey. Yum!
  • Side view of an italian sandwich on a platter that is cut into slices. Meat, cheese and toppings are layered on the sandwich.
    15 min
    Looking for a sandwich to make for a quick weeknight dinner, take to your next backyard BBQ or simply divide, wrap, and eat for lunch throughout the week? Well, this Italian Super Sub Sandwich is the answer. It’s loaded with salami, turkey breast, pepperoni, and, of course, banana peppers.
  • Honey buffalo chicken wings cooked in a crock pot and served with blue cheese dressing
    10 min
    These Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Wings are savory, sweet, and spicy! Easy to prep and cook, they're perfect for everything from football parties to movie night.
  • 7 Layer Bars with Peanut Butter and Pretzels
    4 hrs, 20 min
    These Peanut Butter Pretzel Magic Bars are a MUST for your next party! Think: Super Bowl, office party, or birthday. They have a pretzel crust with layers of peanut butter, chocolate, coconut, and sweetened condensed milk topped with more pretzels.
  • Pickle slaw with cabbage, carrots, and pickle juice in a bowl
    10 min
    Dairy-Free
    If you love traditional coleslaw, try this pickle slaw! Made with pickle juice in place of the vinegar, it makes a fantastic addition to pulled pork sandwiches and fish tacos. Serve it alongside your backyard summer favorites!
  • A white bowl filled with the best creamy chicken noodle soup set on a grey linen against a blue background with a bundle of thyme near by and a hunk of sourdough bread..
    1 hr, 5 min
    This easy Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup skips the roux, cuts the cream, and gets a healthy protein and vitamin boost with the help of puréed cannellini beans. All of the flavor and creaminess, with none of the guilt!
  • Cheesy bacon stuffed mushrooms party appetizer recipe
    40 min
    These Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms, made with your basic white button mushroom, are a hearty, crowd-pleasing party appetizer. Stuff them ahead and bake them when ready. Your guests won't be able to have just one!
  • Bowl of buffalo chicken chili with toppings
    40 min
    This Buffalo Chicken Chili is the best of two game day classics: buffalo chicken wings and chili! Top your bowl with sour cream, tortilla chips, chopped green onions, cheese, and extra buffalo sauce for a new Super Bowl favorite. (Slow cooker and Instant Pot directions, too!)
  • Overhead view of a bowl of the best roasted red pepper hummus is topped with chopped roasted red peppers and feta cheese. Surrounding the bowl are scallions, sliced yellow bell peppers, pitas and sliced cucumbers.
    15 min
    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Break out your food processor and make this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus! This hummus is the perfect dip for vegetables and pita, or use it as a healthy sandwich spread. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is.