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...

What's For Dinner #439 (May 2020) - May Flowers!

by Amandarama 29 days 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...

Weekly Menu Planning - May 2020

by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in May. As we enter our third month of varying degrees of closures for restaurants, shopping and schools we’re doing stil...

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June 2020 COTM: Alexandra's Kitchen

by MelMM 5 days ago

Welcome to June! Once again we are sticking to an online source. Because of the nature of online sources and the lack of a need for time to acquire a book, this thread will serve as both the announ...


by MelMM 1 month 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...

Healthy Meals in Minutes recipe cards

by trmack 11 days ago

Does any one have the recipe for Spaghetti Casserole (#25 in Pasta section)? I have misplaced mine. Thanks.


Weekly Menu Planning June 2020

by MidwesternerTT 4 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in June. As we experience varying degrees of re-opening for restaurants, libraries, shopping and schools most of us will ...

What's happening in your home kitchen right now?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

For some, home cooking is the way to go. Nothing wrong with that. But now, with coronavirus restrictions in place in many parts of the country, the home kitchen is being used like never before. How...

Tips for our Times

by CooksSalon 1 day ago

The MyRecipes site posted a story by TV chef and cookbook author Ina Garten about how to make good use of existing pantry staples. Especially helpful when some items can still be hard to find, and ...

Healthy Meals in Minutes recipe cards

by lindalew 1 year ago

I'm looking for the recipe for Southern Chicken Stew in the Healthy Meals in Minutes recipe card collection. (Circa 1990's)

Waste not want not... COVID19 version

by thatswhatshemade 2 months ago

I'm stocked up, but I did it through my produce subscription and a friend helped me (I am on a 3 month quarantine). I've got some stuff that doesn't make sense, maybe you do to? Let's make sense of...

@Fourunder: I finally used your method to roast a chicken. It was so, so good.

by Wtg2Retire 9 days ago

If you have time and patience, I suggest you give this a try.... the total cooking time will be 3 - 3.5 hours. The first 3 hours @ 275*. Then the last 20-30 minutes @ 450 to brown the skin can use ...


Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe Cards

by olunia 4 days ago

If anyone needs some recipe cards from this collection then please let me know.

Anyone try Kingsford Ribs?

by gutreactions 9 days ago

Kingsford, the BBQ people, have a line of semi-prepared foods in markets now. While on a shopping trip to Shop Rite Market in Westchester County, N.Y., we picked up a full rack of their pork ribs f...

June 2020 COTM: Voting

by MelMM 14 days ago

It seems most of us would like to stay in the online mode for our June selection. Besides not having to worry about acquiring a book, it makes my job easy, as you all can just click over to the sit...

CITRUS CAKES - Dish of the Month, February 2019

by LulusMom 1 year ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for February 2019. Our dish this month is Citrus Cakes. Lemon poundcake, orange layer cake, clementine cake, some sort of key lime extravaganza, a citrus-y bund...

ENGLISH MUFFINS AND CRUMPETS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, February, 2020

by LulusMom 4 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for February 2020. Our dish this month is English Muffins and Crumpets. Apparently making English Muffins at home isn’t difficult, and they are supposed to tast...

June 2020 COTM Nominations

by MelMM 20 days ago

Time to start thinking about a June COTM. Where I live, libraries are still closed with no set date for reopening, so we might want to consider doing another website or blog. But then it is possibl...

Weekly Menu Planning December 2019

by MidwesternerTT 6 months 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 ...

Aquafaba Knowledge

by tomoski 15 days ago

WOW a question I had was answered w/o even asking for an answer. Chowhound's usual email arrived today and when I clicked on the link about bean storage. Point being; a few days previous I had co...

Romantic Fingerfood (maybe bbq)

by portisteve 17 days ago

Hi I live in the UK so all restaurants are closed. It’s our 10 year wedding anniversary next week so can’t do our normal restaurant date. What I was thinking was popping down to our local beach fo...