Save time with our top make-ahead recipes and meal ideas, including casseroles, soups, and even dessert! Casseroles are the classic make-ahead dish, and we've got casserole recipes for any night of the week. Try our ethnic-inspired casseroles to introduce world flavors in familiar ways to picky eaters. Or turn to our best-loved casserole recipes for classics the family is sure to love. If you're keeping a close eye on budget, casseroles can be inexpensive and wholesome; try our ideas that all cost under $10. Putting your slow cooker to work is another great make-ahead method. Prep your meal in the morning, and come home to a savory, filling dinner. If you have an entree already in mind, you can also use your slow cooker to make a tasty side dish. It might seem difficult to get ready in the morning and make your lunch, too, but a dozen easy-prep, make-ahead lunch ideas will quickly convince you otherwise. For a delicious dessert, try our make-ahead bar cookies perfect for potlucks and gatherings.
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12 Mouthwatering, Make-Ahead Lunch Ideas
These super-easy sandwich, wrap, salad, and pasta recipes are ideal for hectic workweeks. Give one a try today!
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Easy Ethnic Recipes
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Quick & Easy Casseroles
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26 Satisfying Slow Cooker Side Dishes
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8 Casseroles Under $10
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Ethnic-Inspired Casserole Recipes
For a fuss-free dish with a fresh twist, try one of our simple make-ahead casseroles for dinner tonight.
7 Companyworthy Casseroles
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Our Best Casserole Recipes
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Toss-Together Side Dish Casseroles
These hearty and delicious sides are so convenient. You can make every recipe here ahead and simply pop the dish i...