Make-Ahead

Beat the weeknight clock with these make-ahead recipes! From breakfast to dinner, set yourself up for a tasty meal.

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Pickled Corn

When fresh corn is in season and you're overeating it straight off the cob, try making pickled corn instead! —Amanda Phillips, Portland, Oregon

Air-Fryer Thai Pork Satay

I like to keep things simple but interesting and delicious. This pork satay fits that bill nicely. You marinate it...


Air-Fryer Taco Kabobs

We typically think of the grill when making kabobs but your air fryer does an equally good job in the...


Lazy Cake

This lazy cake will fix that sweet tooth craving. The no-bake treat is made with cookie pieces stirred with hazelnut...


Cuts-Like-Butter BBQ Brisket

With just a few ingredients and steps, this recipe is nearly impossible to mess up. The thin, fall-apart-tender slices are...

Smoked Bluefish Spread

While I was growing up, we spent summers on Block Island, Rhode Island, where we would surf-cast off the shores...


Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...

Bourbon Ice Cream

The brown sugar in this decadent bourbon ice cream gives a hint of caramel flavor, which complements the bourbon. When...


Watermelon Rind Preserves

This is an old-fashioned recipe and a wonderful way to reduce food waste. Watermelon rind preserves are not like traditional...


Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven

Making hard-boiled eggs in the oven is just as quick and effective as preparing them on the stovetop. This method...


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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...

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Best Ever Sweet Pickles

I pack away homegrown cucumbers every summer. This recipe is based on the pickled veggies in Brown Eggs and Jam...


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Lemon Pudding Dessert

After a big meal, folks really go for this light lemon treat. The shortbread crust is the perfect base for...


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Overnight Oatmeal

Start this breakfast the night before so you can get some extra sleep in the morning. My husband adds coconut...


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Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

This is the one and only lemon meringue pie recipe you'll ever need. The flaky and tender from-scratch crust is...


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Heavenly Filled Strawberries

These luscious stuffed berries are the perfect bite-sized dessert. —Stephen Munro, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia

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Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas

I switched up my mom’s recipe to create this tasty pita pocket variation. It’s one of our favorite grilled...


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Mixed Berry Pie

Here's a delightful way to enjoy summertime fruits. If you're short on one of the berries, just make up the...


Cucumbers with Dressing

It wouldn't be summer if Mom didn't make lots of these creamy cucumbers. Just a few simple ingredients—mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar...


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Layered Lemon Pie

This is a great ending for almost any meal that kids and adults all enjoy. The creamy lemon filling is...