Make-Ahead Recipes

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  • Best Deviled Eggs
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb
    It's not a party without deviled eggs! Deviled eggs are a classic for all kinds of gatherings, whether it's an Easter brunch or a summer picnic or just because.
  • Easy Turkey Brine Recipe
    15 min
    This simple turkey brine is infused with sage and citrus and makes a super moist, flavorful Thanksgiving turkey! Brine for 12 to 24 hours before cooking.
  • Baked Ziti
    1 hr, 5 min
    Baked Ziti - classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses. So EASY and so good!
  • A close up side view of a glass casserole dish with a wooden spoon scooping out the potato casserole.
    1 hr, 5 min
    Vegetarian
    Cheesy Potato Casserole without the canned cream of anything soup. This recipe relies on simple ingredients in your pantry to make a quick and easy cheese sauce. It sounds fancy, but don’t worry. It’s easy!
  • Best ever dry brined turkey after roasting
    2 hrs, 15 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo
    Want the most perfectly moist, flavorful, and juicy Thanksgiving turkey? Try dry-brining! All you do is rub the turkey with salt and let it hang out in the fridge for 24 to 72 hours. No muss, no fuss. The best turkey you'll ever eat will soon be yours!
  • Make Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
    1 hr
    Sweet potato casserole topped with gooey marshmallows! Have you ever made this holiday classic? You should! Roast the potatoes first—it deepens their flavor and makes them easy to peel. Easy to make ahead, too!
  • How to Cook Steak Sous Vide
    10 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo
    The EASIEST and BEST way to make steak is cooking it sous vide. It's precise and will cook the steak exactly to your preferred doneness. A quick sear on a skillet to finish, and you’ve got the best steak EVER.
  • Horizontal view of white plate with slice of small batch lasagna and garnished with chopped parsley. A partial view of the baked lasagna in the glass pan is to the right of the plate. Above the plate to the left is a small bowl of lettuce and a tumbler. A fork is on the left of the plate.
    1 hr, 5 min
    This small-batch weeknight lasagna comfortably serves two and is ready in half the time as a larger batch. Loaf Pan Lasagna is layered with chunky pieces of sausage and rustic-but-quick tomato sauce.
  • Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil
    35 min
    Vegan, Vegetarian
    Bruschetta with tomato and basil! Chopped fresh tomatoes with garlic, basil, olive oil, and vinegar, served on toasted slices of French or Italian bread.
  • BBQ Spice Rub for Ribs - bbq spice label on jar
    5 min
    This BBQ Spice Rub isn't just for ribs! It also goes great on pork chops, pork loin, and pork shoulder! You can even add it to your favorite BBQ sauce for an extra kick.
  • How To Make Cold Brew Coffee
    12 hrs, 10 min
    Make cold brew coffee at home! It's so easy, and your iced coffee will never taste watery or bitter again.
  • Two Glasses of Coquito
    40 min
    Think of Coquito as the Puerto Rican version of eggnog! It's made with a blend of coconut ingredients, cinnamon, and rum. One batch makes plenty for a party.
  • Bakery Style Cinnamon Roll
    9 hrs, 50 min
    These Homemade Cinnamon Rolls only taste like they came from a bakery! Soft and fluffy, and topped with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting. A make-ahead dough breaks up the work.
  • Lemon Curd Cheesecake - whole cheese cake with lemon curd on top and someone is about to take a slice out of it
    9 hrs, 30 min
    This is the creamiest, most delectable, most lemony cheesecake! It's speckled with lemon zest and topped with tart, luscious lemon curd. It's just what you need to satisfy that sweet-tart craving.
  • Sloppy Joes with Turkey Recipe
    36 min
    These Turkey Sloppy Joes are family-tested and kid-approved, plus lean ground turkey is a great healthy option for weeknight dinners. Embrace the mess and your kids will, too!
  • Turkey Chili ready to serve
    1 hr, 30 min
    Gluten-Free
    Easy Turkey Chili, great for turkey leftovers! With shredded turkey meat, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes and chili.
  • Biscuits and Gravy Bake
    1 hr
    The Southern favorite, biscuits and gravy, gets the casserole treatment! Assemble the gravy ahead of time; make this for a hungry brunching crowd, and you'll taste why it's a classic!
  • Chicken Freezer Meal with Chicken Tenders-close up of chicken, potatoes, olives and swiss chard
    2 hrs, 50 min
    One pan? Yes, please! This French Herbes de Provence skillet chicken uses chicken tenders, potatoes, olives, and spinach make quick work for this weeknight, freezer friendly meal.

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