+

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...
Layout:

What's For Dinner #452 (June 2021) - On Summer's Doorstep

Amandarama
by Amandarama 20 days ago

It's June! Flowers are blooming. Beaches, pools, and back yards are open for business. Summertime vibes are in the air (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere)! Here's where we...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Appetizers; Salads; Soups & Stews; Sandwiches, Pizzas & Burgers - pp 13-139

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Appetizers - pp 13-49 Salads - pp 51-77 Soups & Stews - pp 79-113 Sandwiches, Pizzas & Burgers - pp 115-13...

Topics Related to Meal Planning

Browse All Topics ›

Weekly Menu Planning – June 2021

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 26 days ago

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

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Vegetables; Pastas, Noodles & Dumplings; Beans, Grains & Potatoes - pp 287-397

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Vegetables - pp 287-327 Pastas, Noodles & Dumplings - pp 329-367 Beans, Grains & Potatoes - pp 369-397 P...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Breads & Rolls; Breakfast & Brunch; Desserts - pp 399-523

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Breads & Rolls - pp 399-451 Breakfast & Brunch - pp 453-475 Desserts - pp 477-523 Please put the recipe ...

Dulcinea Tuscan melons at Safeway

t
by tre2012 3 days ago

I love the Dulcinea brand melons - more expensive, yes; but they pick at a higher brix level than big commercial growers and it makes a difference! Their lovely Tuscan melons are back in stock at S...

June 2021 COTM - SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

Welcome to June! This is the main thread for our June Cookbook of the Month, SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS from the editors of Saveur magazine. Use this thread to discuss the book in general. Follow the...

4

'American Style' Wagyu Beef

m
by mtskeeter 5 days ago

There were an awful lot of ads in today's grocery pages for 'American Style' Wagyu Beef cuts. The pictures don't look like any Wagyu Beef cuts I've seen, more like NY steak and not marble-y lookin....

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Poultry; Meat & Game; Seafood - pp. 141-285

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Poultry - pp 141-173 Meat & Game - pp 175-245 Seafood - pp 247-285 Please put the recipe title in ALL CA...

DOTM January 2018: LASAGNE

herby
by herby 3 years ago

Welcome to the first DOTM of 2018! During the month of January we will be cooking lasagne in its many incarnations. My usual lasagne is based on an Italian friend’s recipe and is made with brown r...

Menu help please: cornbread with fish (grilled mackerel)?

h
by hjvc 7 days ago

I am planning a meal with grilled mackerel, but not sure of what to serve it with. I have ratatouille ready, and was thinking of cornbread too, but not sure how that would go. Would rice be a bette...

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 11 months ago

We're going back to an online source for our August Cookbook of the Month: SMITTEN KITCHEN. Because there is no book to buy, this is both the announcement and reporting thread. https://smittenkitc...

SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS - Drinks; The Pantry - pp 525-579

MelMM
by MelMM 20 days ago

This is your reporting thread for the following chapters of Saveur: The New Classics Drinks - pp 525-551 The Pantry - pp 553-579 Please put the recipe title in ALL CAPS, and include the page...

Gochujang!!

t
by treb 2 months ago

Have you tried this delightful spicy paste? I’ve been using gochujang for many years, it has replaced sriracha as my go to spicy sauce both as a cooking ingredient and as a condiment. Gochuja...

Weekly Menu Planning – May 2021

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 2 months ago

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

Entrees for entertaining that are not large hunks of meat

s
by soccermom13 1 month ago

I have come to the realization that I don't like cooking large hunks of meat or poultry for entertaining for a number of reasons. I prefer what we Minnesotans call "hot dish"---one dish mains ...

What's For Dinner #451 (May 2021) - May Flowers, etc.

Amandarama
by Amandarama 2 months ago

Happy May Day, one and all! 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 no...

June 2021 COTM Announcement

MelMM
by MelMM 1 month ago

Not even close. Our June, 2021 Cookbook of the Month will be SAVEUR: THE NEW CLASSICS from the editors of Saveur Magazine. We will be cooking from the 2014 edition. There is a new edition due out ...

What's NOT for dinner?

m
by mordylishus 28 days ago

Try these for fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLxu3Cb3fMA. Holderness Family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K557zrvaywc&t=4s. Eddie Cantor

Duck Confit recipe Washington Post

t
by tre2012 29 days ago

I have a friend who loves duck confit and prefers to always make it herself. Last month (April 2021) WP published a recipe so I printed it out and gave it to her. She tried it immediately and said ...