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Make-ahead df chicken dish for Passover?

by sallyt 1 month ago

Hi all - I'm tasked with bringing the main dish to Passover seder - ideally, it would be make ahead and I would cook ...


Nyleve commented 19 days ago

Can you make salmon cakes in advance?

by relizabeth 5 years ago

I'm planning to make salmon cakes (w tinned salmon), potatoes w Thai curry paste, and steamed spinach for dinner. We'...


fishinglady commented 2 months ago

Dosas - Can they be make ahead?

by lafouchow 5 years ago

I finally got the hang of making dosas and now there are too many to use at once. Does anybody ever make dosas a day...


rmchiramel commented 2 months ago

Creamy, dreamy make-ahead mac-and-cheese

by LL3786 4 months ago

Does anyone have a great recipe for this? Need something I can make a day in advance for a party and cook through/war...


DonShirer commented 4 months ago

Self-Catering an event - tips? Recipes?

by yumcha 10 years ago

I am having an event that I would also like to cook for. It should be for around 70 people. I'd like to be able t...


nikkibogan commented 4 months ago

Make ahead quiche advice for a baby shower

by miss_golightly 8 years ago

Hi all, I am a newbie to this board, and I am hoping for some help with a baby shower that I am throwing this weeken...


petalumapeppergal commented 4 months ago

Making Shrimp Scampi in Advance?

by katelaine 4 months ago

Happy holidays! I'm planning a Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas dinner this year, and would like to make shrim...


katelaine commented 4 months ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 4 months ago

What are your favourite make ahead dishes for Christmas? Ideally, I can put it together a week in advance (freeze if ...


Querencia commented 4 months ago

Cruise to Alaska - bring your own food?

by daphnar 2 years ago

Been on a number of cruises, and while my family loves them, I can't bear eating the Weberman meals (or worse). On o...


queenscook commented 5 months ago

Reheating Brussels Sprouts?

by rp17 1 year ago

I'm bringing Brussels sprouts to my boyfriend's family's Christmas dinner. I typically make my sprouts by cooking in...


Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

Can any Stuffing Recipe be made into a Make-Ahead?

by wahine88 5 years ago

DIdn't have "luck" with a specifically Make-Ahead stuffing recipe (even though it was from Cooks Illustrated). In th...


JWL commented 5 months ago

Upcooking stuffed chicken breasts -sauces?

by itryalot 6 months ago

Desperate times call for desperate measures. I picked up some stuffed chicken breasts (cordon bleu/broccoli cheese an...


itryalot commented 6 months ago

Freezer meals for chemo recovery?

by sljones 1 year ago

I need some ideas for different meals that can be frozen for someone who is recovering from intensive chemo/stem cell...


sweethooch commented 7 months ago

Menu suggestions, please!

by FarflungFoodie 11 months ago

Hello, Need ideas for something (s) not too heavey to accompany Lemongrass Vichyssoise and French 75 popsicles ... t...

C. Hamster

C. Hamster commented 11 months ago

Menu for 6

by highlyunlikely 11 months ago

I am hosting some friends for dinner next weekend and am hoping to make most of the meal ahead of time so I don't get...


masha commented 11 months ago

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Storing royal iced cookies

by JKSea 11 months ago

I've promised to make some childrens' cookies with royal icing piping and flooding. Circumstances beyond my control ...

Oven ready lasagne noodles - question

by pumpkinspice 12 months ago

So I FINALLY made my very first (spinach) lasagne today and it was delicious (my two year old gobbled it up so you k...


Bigley9 commented 12 months ago

Can I make shrimp for shrimp taco in advance?

by MsBees 12 months ago

Hi on cinco de mayo I have guests coming in for the weekend. We plan to serve a taco bar with bison carne asdada, por...


zackly commented 12 months ago

Make ahead meals for Elderly

by cgarner 6 years ago

Our Uncle is coming home from a short stay at an assisted living/rehab facility. Unfortunately, he’s not been eating...


medlar commented 1 year ago

Can I make Tostada shells ahead?

by lobstagal 1 year ago

Making tostada shells to serve with ceviche de camerones and would prefer to fry the corn tortillas ahead of time. Ha...


dave_c commented 1 year ago

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