Have a gaggle of kids? Often have guests dropping by unexpectedly?
Maybe your know a young couple who would dearly appreciate having a meal aready prepared in the freezer following a hectic day of caring for their first baby!
If you're the one responsible for cooking and meal planning, then make-ahead or one-pot meals are a homemaker's (or party planner's) dream come true.
In fact, some dishes like beef stew or casseroles taste even better when reheated. Better yet, many make ahead recipes have an added bonus of being one-pot meals (like lasagna) that also help avoid all the cleanup afterwards!
On the Web, take a whirlwind tour of make ahead meals - including side dishes, appetizers, desserts and party foods - that come highly recommended by experts and visitors for their flavor and staying power.
Get complete recipes, ingredients and instructions, plus related tips on storing delicious freezer meals that are guaranteed to ultimately pass the fresh test...