MAIN Cooking Make Ahead & Freezer Meals
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...
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Zucchini Walnut Quick Bread
More about make ahead meals around the Web:
Cooks.com - Recipes - Make Ahead Meals - Hundreds of quick, easy make ahead menu ideas & recipes submitted and rated by visitors.
Feed the Freezer: Freezer Cooking Guide - Timely tips and expert how to's for stocking your freezer with plan-ahead meals and ingredients, a good collection of related recipes (not only casseroles and lasagna), related FAQ.
100 Make Ahead Meals - Daily blog featuring recipes with complete ingredients & instructions for concocting make ahead meals plus photos and tips for last minute preparation.
Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes - From RealSimple.com, with great ideas for advanced planning as well as dishes to make ahead for a potluck Thanksgiving dinner.