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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.

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What’s for Dinner #434 (December 2019) - Fall/Winter

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by sallyt 12 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...

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Holiday meal - venison + ... salmon?

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by becwells 1 day ago

We are hosting 10 folks for Christmas and I have a myriad of food sensitivities/preferences to take into account. At the moment I'm leaning towards Saveur's spice-rubbed venison loin as well as Ma...

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by MelMM 8 months ago

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by MidwesternerTT 2 months 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 ...

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by sallyt 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...

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