All Make-Ahead Recipes

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  • Best Bread Pudding served on a plate with bourbon sauce
    2 hrs, 10 min
    This best-ever Bread Pudding is so easy to make. Just soak bread cubes with eggs, sugar, and milk, then bake. Add bourbon-soaked raisins and spices to make it extra-special. This New Orleans dessert is a classic for Christmas, Mardi Gras, or any special meal.
  • Broccoli Cheddar Bites
    45 min
    Vegetarian
    Cheesy baked broccoli snacks, great for a brunch, kid-friendly lunch, or party!
  • 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!
  • Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes
    1 hr, 15 min
    Gluten-Free
    Chicken thighs, slathered in herb vinaigrette, roasted on bed of sliced potatoes and shallots.
  • Best Deviled Egg Salad Recipe
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    Deviled eggs on their own are great, but turning them into a salad brings the flavors of paprika, hot sauce, onions, and salt and pepper together for a versatile, transportable, end-of-summer dish.
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Herbs and Parmesan
    25 min
    Simple angel hair pasta side, with olive oil, garlic, herbs and Parmesan. Easy! Cooks in 10 minutes.
  • Mediterranean Potato Salad
    1 hr
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Summery potato salad with new potatoes, green beans, roasted red bell peppers, red onion, olives, parsley, tossed in vinaigrette.
  • 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.
  • Sloppy Joe
    40 min
    Best Ever Sloppy Joes! These cook in one pot, with ground beef, onions, garlic, carrots, and celery, in sweet-and-sour tomato sauce. Served messy on purpose, over hamburger buns.
  • 3 bean salad recipe
    10 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Who doesn't love an easy three bean salad, perfect for summer picnics and potlucks?! This classic American picnic salad has cannellini beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, celery, red onion, parsley, and a sweet and sour dressing.
  • Grilled Skirt Steak recipes
    1 hr, 20 min
    Marinated skirt steak, threaded onto skewers and grilled, becomes melt-in-your-mouth tender and delicious, with wonderful caramelized bits!
  • Mexican Quinoa Salad
    40 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Quinoa salad with black beans, corn, fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, farmers cheese, lime juice, and cilantro. Make this southwest quinoa salad for any occasion.
  • Cider Roasted Root Vegetables
    1 hr, 5 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Beautiful roasted root vegetables—garnet yams, parsnips, carrots, beets—tossed in an apple cider vinaigrette and roasted until tender and caramelized.
  • Cheesy Jalapeño Pull Bread
    45 min
    Rustic loaf bread, cross hatched and stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese, pickled jalapeños and green onions, baked until all melty. Yum!
  • Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin
    1 hr, 25 min
    We LOVE this pork loin roast stuffed with chopped apples, walnuts and cranberries. So festive, perfect for holiday entertaining!
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Sauté
    50 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Great side dish for the holidays! Roasted cubes of butternut squashed tossed with balsamic sautéed onions, kale, pecans, dried cranberries.
  • Chile Relleno Casserole
    1 hr, 25 min
    Poblano chiles, stuffed with cotija cheese and chorizo sausage, baked in an egg and cheese casserole with tomato sauce.
  • White Bean Salad
    5 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.

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