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Can Lasagna be made 1-2 days ahead?

by gtrekker2003 10 years ago

I am making lasagna with meat sauce....no bechamel sauce. Can I make it a day or two ahead and keep it in the fridge ...

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hotoynoodle commented 3 months ago

How long should I reheat (leftover) cooked stuffed bell peppers in the oven?

by batmite 4 months ago

I am planning on making a surprise dinner for my partner and I want to make stuffed bell peppers. I know that it take...

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batmite commented 3 months ago

Make-ahead df chicken dish for Passover?

by sallyt 5 months ago

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

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Nyleve commented 4 months ago

Can you make salmon cakes in advance?

by relizabeth 6 years ago

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

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fishinglady commented 5 months ago

Dosas - Can they be make ahead?

by lafouchow 6 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...

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rmchiramel commented 5 months ago

Creamy, dreamy make-ahead mac-and-cheese

by LL3786 8 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

DonShirer commented 8 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...

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nikkibogan commented 8 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...

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petalumapeppergal commented 8 months ago

Making Shrimp Scampi in Advance?

by katelaine 8 months ago

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

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katelaine commented 8 months ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 8 months ago

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

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Querencia commented 8 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

queenscook commented 9 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

Ttrockwood commented 9 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...

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JWL commented 9 months ago

Upcooking stuffed chicken breasts -sauces?

by itryalot 10 months ago

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

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itryalot commented 10 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...

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sweethooch commented 11 months ago

Menu suggestions, please!

by FarflungFoodie 1 year ago

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

C. Hamster

C. Hamster commented 1 year ago

Menu for 6

by highlyunlikely 1 year 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...

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masha commented 1 year ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

Storing royal iced cookies

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by JKSea 1 year 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 1 year 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...

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Bigley9 commented 1 year ago

Can I make shrimp for shrimp taco in advance?

by MsBees 1 year 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...

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zackly commented 1 year ago

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