#Make Ahead Recipes


Best Ever Macaroni And Cheese

Best Ever Macaroni and Cheese

By Elaine Douglas
This recipe is a treasure. Don't let the list of ingredients put you off. It comes...
Creamy Make-ahead Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

By Kelly Williams
The key to a great dinner party or holiday dinner is to make anything and EVERYthing...
Make-ahead Stress-free Turkey Directions

Make-Ahead Stress-Free Turkey Directions

By Kelly Williams
I once had to feed a CROWD of relatives with one small oven. I knew I...
Confetti Bean Salad

Confetti Bean Salad

By Deanna Ogle
I adapted my grandmother's 3 bean salad to come up with this colorful, flavorful version.
Oatmeal Pastry

Oatmeal Pastry

By Deanna Ogle
Oats lend a slight nutty flavor to this flaky pastry. It stays nice and flaky, even...
Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

By Deanna Ogle
This is a great pie for the holidays. You can make it ahead of time and...
Cream Stuffed French Toast

Cream Stuffed French Toast

By Cindy McLaughlin
Made this for my co-workers at Michaels Arts & Crafts. (NOTE: The 8 hours in the...
Morning Glory Muffins (new Version!)

Morning Glory Muffins (New Version!)

By Phyllis Weatherston
I'm not sure of the origin of this recipe. My daughter used it in 4-H...
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Sweet Potato Casserole

By Mary Kay Nugent
I realize there are a million recipes out there for Sweet Potato Casserole, but this is...
Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles In Just Minutes!

Refrigerator Bread & Butter Pickles (sliced)

By Kay Summitt Lewis
One year back in the early 1980's I had a bumper crop of cucumbers and couldn't...
Dr. Atkin's Low Carb Chicken Stock - Delish!

Dr. Atkin's Low Carb Chicken Stock - Delish!

By Martha Price
Every once in a while I will go on a low-carb diet. It really does work,...
Chipped Beef Cheeseball

Chipped Beef Cheeseball

By Mary Kay Nugent
Every time there is a watch party for football or some other event somebody always asks...
Marvelous Mobile Muffaletta

Marvelous Mobile Muffaletta

By Kimberly Tippett
As this gets better the longer it sits, it's a great sandwich for tailgating, picnics or...
Burt Reynold's Beef Stew

Burt Reynold's Beef Stew

By Martha Price
In May, 1978 Family Circle magazine published an article containing advice from a young Burt Reynolds...
Tasty Make-ahead  Meatballs W/  Gravy

Tasty Make-Ahead Meatballs w/ Gravy

By Martha Price
These tasty meatballs have a little bit of crunch for added flavor and texture. They can...
Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Chocolate Eclair Dessert

By Julie Banning Hicks
I received this recipe at my bridal shower in 1989
This Lovely Photo Is Not Mine. I Eat Them So Fast, I Can't Remember To Take A Picture Before They Are All Gone. Grain And Flour Free Pumpkin Pancakes Or Crepes

No Flour Pumpkin Pancakes Lips Will Smack Ur Face

By Genny Bortner
Several years ago I learned that even though I was eating the "good" whole wheat carbs,...
Pickled Mushrooms And Onions

Pickled Mushrooms and Onions

By Kathy W
This recipe is so easy to make and so very delicious. Make it ahead of time....
Applesauce Snack Cakes

Applesauce Snack Cakes

By Gretchen ***
I made these sweet treats to put in the kids' lunch boxes. I think they are...
Pam's Mom's Frozen Slaw

Pam's Mom's Frozen Slaw

By Pam Ellingson
Mother used to make this Slaw for a Museum and Bistro restaurant she worked for and...
3 Casseroles For The Freezer

3 Casseroles for the Freezer

By Susan Feliciano
My friend just had surgery on her right arm - and she also has 5 children...
Keep Extra Handy In The Freezer.

Old Fashioned Vegetable Beef Soup from Scratch

By Elaine Douglas
This is a very versatile soup. Make it with the vegetables and grains that you already...
Chicken Tres Quesos (layered Chicken Enchiladas)

Chicken Tres Quesos (Layered Chicken Enchiladas)

By Sue Weaver
This dish is a family favorite and comfort food at its best. It can be...
Calico Breakfast Bites

Calico Breakfast Bites

By Tam D
Get your day started out right. Yummy, satisfying, nutritious, make-ahead... "Cupcake" for breakfast -- what's...
16 Super Cheesy Dinner Recipes

16 Super Cheesy Dinner Recipes


Calling all my fellow cheese lovers! These ooey, gooey, cheesy dinner recipes are going to be your family’s new favorites. Casserole, macaroni and cheese, enchiladas and more, these easy cheese-tastic recipes are full of flavor and perfect to make for tonight’s dinner.

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner


During the summer, I have a hearty salad for dinner at least once a week. Sometimes I’ll add grilled meat and other times I like to switch things up with fresh fruit. A green salad doesn’t have to be basic and these Blue Ribbon recipes prove that. Gwendolyn Kenitzer’s (Lakewood, CO) Cider House Steak Salad […]

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts

12 Insanely Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts


Is there anything more magical than pairing chocolate and peanut butter in a dessert? Rich, sweet chocolate blended with creamy, salty peanut butter… it’s a heavenly flavor match. These 12 insanely good chocolate peanut butter desserts will satisfy a chocolate or peanut butter craving.