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Meal Planning

Get organized. Give your best meal planning tips, and find out how other Chowhounds organize their meals from recipe planning to grocery shopping.

How To Meal Prep On a Budget

Tired of circling the Whole Foods hot bar on your lunch break? More importantly, isn’t your wallet tired? There’s only one way to solve this first world problem and it’s made up of two words: meal prep...
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What's For Dinner #458 (December 2021) - Season's Greetings!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 6 days ago

Oh my goodness it is already December! Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modif...

Weekly Menu Planning December 2021

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 18 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in December. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always ...

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December 2021 COTM, Companion thread: Milk Street Tuesday Nights Mediterranean

LulusMom
by LulusMom 5 days ago

Some of us have expressed interest in cooking together from this book, and now seems like a good time, since we're doing Milk Street Tuesday Nights. Let's use this thread to report on recipes from ...

How to build the best fresh turkey sandwich?

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by gutreactions 11 days ago

It's one of my favorite Thanksgiving leftover dishes, or any time of the year really. A fresh turkey sandwich, good bread, tasty dressing. Something on the side, perhaps. How do you like it?

What's For Dinner #455 (September 2021) - September Already?!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 3 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

What's For Dinner #457 (November 2021) - Talking Turkey (or, maybe not!)

Amandarama
by Amandarama 1 month ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

Convenience buys

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by sandramrma 2 months ago

What are your go to convenience buys at the supermarket to help you put meals on the table?

Weekly Menu Planning November 2021

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always ...

September 2021 COTM: Flavor - PROCESS: Charring, Browning, Infusing, Aging

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Process chapter, on charring, browning, infusing, and aging (pp. 23-112). If you are the first o...

Thanksgiving 2021

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by dkennedy 2 months ago

I'd like to start the ball rolling early this year. What are you thinking in terms of Thanksgiving? Do you have a set menu? Are you eyeing new recipes? We will be hosting somewhere in the range of ...

Recipe for cabbage, potatoes, onions, bacon, pls

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by laredo 1 month ago

I haven't made this in so long I am not sure of how long to cook the potatoes and cabbage. Any suggestion would be great. Am trying to make a quick supper and this sounds good for our chilly wea...

America's Most Discussed Meal

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by mtskeeter 12 days ago

Here it is, Thanksgiving Day in America. May we all remember and be grateful for what gifts we've be given and celebrate this day no matter what is on our plate. And if something doesn't come out r...

Your favorite soup recipe

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by pistachio peas 1 month ago

When the weather starts getting colder, I tend to make soup for dinner once per week and I try to make it on Sunday nights so that the leftovers can be a component of my lunches through the work we...

Make ahead question

Amandarama
by Amandarama 14 days ago

I am considering making a half recipe of this chocolate bread pudding for Thanksgiving - https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/bittersweet-chocolate-bread-pudding Does it seem like something that ...

November Dish of the Month (DOTM) - Nominating thread

hirsheys
by hirsheys 2 months ago

Hi everyone - it’s nomination time again for Dish of the Month! Last month we had a really rousing round of nominations – which dishes are you all feeling like making this November? If you are n...

October 2021 DOTM - Bolognese sauce

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2021. Our dish this month is bolognese. Bolognese is a meat-based sauce that (ta-da!) originated in Bologna. It is normally served over pasta or in ...

May 2020 COTM: SERIOUS EATS

MelMM
by MelMM 1 year ago

Welcome to our May Cookbook of the Month. We will be cooking from the Web site SERIOUS EATS: https://www.seriouseats.com/ This post serves as both the announcement and the reporting thread. Ther...

NYTimes cooking on sale again, offers vary

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by ehAllison 19 days ago

I was looking at recipes on my phone and noticed NYTimes Cooking was on sale again for $2.50/month or $20/year. Regretting that I'd missed it the last time around, I hopped onto my laptop to subscr...

Please Critic My Spanish Menu

herby
by herby 21 days ago

I am hosting a small group of colleagues for a potluck. The first person to reply to the invitation with a suggestion of a dish to bring happened to be Spanish and offered to bring Tortilla de Pata...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvres?

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by mushroomaffairs 1 month ago

Now that everyone in my family is either old or getting older, I've found that some have dietary restrictions (less salt, less red meat, no pork, no nuts, no shrimp). On my list so far are: 1. ...