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Make Ahead

Meal Type | Recipes you can prepare ahead of time just make life easier. Ask Chowhounds for recommendations on the best kinds of make-ahead dishes, from cakes to casseroles.

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This Fiery 15-Minute Thai Curry Stir-Fry Is All We Want to Eat for Dinner
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This Fiery 15-Minute Thai Curry Stir-Fry Is All We Want to Eat for Dinner

If you're looking for an easy dinner that's full of flavor, this Thai curry stir fry recipe (kua kling...

Stock Your Freezer with These Fall Comfort Foods
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Stock Your Freezer with These Fall Comfort Foods

Autumn's shorter and shorter days make it hard to get home and cook dinner before it’s pitch black...

Break Your Yom Kippur Fast with This Make-Ahead Feast
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Break Your Yom Kippur Fast with This Make-Ahead Feast

These easy, make-ahead recipes are perfect for breaking your Yom Kippur fast. After the Jewish Day...

Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab & Go
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Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab & Go

Just because you’re caught up in the morning rush doesn’t mean you’re too busy to grab a healthy breakfast...

Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy 01:56
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Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy

It is possible to make a school lunch that you can also pack to work (even if both school and work...

7 Easy Instant Pot Meal Prep Tips to Streamline the Week Ahead
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7 Easy Instant Pot Meal Prep Tips to Streamline the Week Ahead

If you have an Instant Pot, meal prepping is much easier than you may think. These Instant Pot meal...

These Kitchen Gadgets Will Save You Time During Back to School Madness 02:03
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These Kitchen Gadgets Will Save You Time During Back to School Madness

Going back to school can be a relief for parents who are excited to have their kids out of the house...

These One-Bowl, Fudgy Black Bean Brownies Are Shockingly Tasty
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These One-Bowl, Fudgy Black Bean Brownies Are Shockingly Tasty

Looking for a good, fudgy vegan brownie recipe that's also gluten-free? These flourless black bean...

Dessert Dips Are the Easiest Way to End Any Labor Day Celebration
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Dessert Dips Are the Easiest Way to End Any Labor Day Celebration

Looking for an easy way to end your Labor Day? Any of these sweet dip recipes would be perfect. Who...

Make Ahead Recipes

Easy Asian Broiled Tofu 337 Saves

Easy Asian Broiled Tofu

A recipe for tofu and carrots broiled and served with a sesame, soy, and rice vinegar sauce.

Easy Quinoa Salad 397 Saves

Easy Quinoa Salad

Make a light, healthy, flavorful grain salad combining quinoa with olives, tomatoes, and salty cheese...

Chorizo Ragu with Queso Fresco Toasts 2 Saves

Chorizo Ragu with Queso Fresco Toasts

This Mexican Chorizo and Beef Ragu with Cheesy Toasts from star chef Aaron Sanchez is a delicious...

Mexican Lime Icebox Cake (Carlota de Limón) 8 Saves

Mexican Lime Icebox Cake (Carlota de Limón)

This easy lime icebox cake is inspired by the Mexican Carlota de Limón, a no-bake dessert that's creamy...

Cannoli Dip 7 Saves

Cannoli Dip

Spend Galentine's Day or Valentine's Day with this cannoli dip, a blending of sweet cheeses, chocolate...