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Bloody Mary Recipes

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All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

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Special Occasion Asian Menu

An Asian Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade menu means a quick, easy meal you'll be proud to serve your guests. The secret to the ease and speed of the meal is using great-tasting packaged foods as the base for shortcuts.


Frisee Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing
  • Frisee Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

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Main Course

Teriyaki Salmon
  • Edamame in Kung Pao Sauce
  • Teriyaki Salmon
  • Shiitake Rice with Green Onions

See Edamame in Kung Pao Sauce recipe

See Teriyaki Salmon recipe

See Shiitake Rice with Green Onions recipe


  • Almond Chai Ice Cream

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This timeline shows you how far in advance food preparation for the menu can take place. Following these tips allows maximum time with your guests and minimum fuss.

Up to 1 month before:

  • Make the Almond Chai Ice Cream and freeze it.

Up to 2 weeks before dinner:

  • Mix sauce for edamame.
  • Mix dressing for salad, omitting cilantro, refrigerate.

Up to 1 week before dinner:

  • Prepare carrots and onions for edamame dish. Cool and store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Up to 2 days before dinner:

  • Chop green onions for salmon and rice dishes, store in refrigerator in airtight package.
  • Make shiitake broth for rice; refrigerate broth and mushrooms separately.

Up to 1 day before dinner:

  • Add cilantro to salad dressing.

Up to 6 hours before dinner:

  • Remove Kung Pao Sauce from fridge to get to room temperature.
  • Remove carrots and onions from fridge to get to room temperature.
  • Remove shiitake broth for rice.
  • Thaw beans for salad.
  • Soak skewers for salmon.
  • Prepare salad greens for salad.

30 minutes before dinner:

  • Make salmon recipe.

20 minutes before dinner:

  • Make rice dish.

15 minutes before dinner:

  • Cook edamame and finish the dish.

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