Do you have any make ahead meal ideas?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:51 PM on Jan. 27, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • tator tot cassarole
    kinzleysmommy

    Answer by kinzleysmommy at 4:53 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Any kind of casserole.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 4:55 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Soups, meatloaf
    Kimebs

    Answer by Kimebs at 4:57 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Meatloaf, Spaghetti in a casserole dish, burritos, fried chicken, just about anything.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 4:58 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Not exactly what you asked, but when I make a meal I often freeze some of each cooked item so that when my husband isn't home for a meal I can just pull the dish out of the freezer and microwave it. So what I am saying is that so far I haven't had trouble with anything that I froze. Of course I wouldn't freeze cooked eggs. Soups freeze well. The potatoes in stews will be soft, but other than that, stew freezes well. Meatballs would be a good choice since they can be used so many ways. Or cook up (and scramble) ground beef and freeze one pound portions flat. Useful for spaghetti, sloppy joe, casseroles.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 5:02 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Bmat is right. I try to keep at least 2 , 1 pound bags of prebrowned ground beef in the freezer at all times. It takes no time to thaw out and you are ready to hit the floor running.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 5:24 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • There are so many things to make a freeze!!! I do a foodie weekend and make all kinds of casseroles, meatloaves-patties-balls, homemade spaghetti sauce, etc. You can freeze any leftover sauces in ice cube trays and then pop them out into freezer bags. If you're at home by yourself, cook a lil pasta, and grab about 3 or 4 cubes, reheat and voila... quick meal for one.
    PrincessDi106

    Answer by PrincessDi106 at 5:51 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Chili
    You can even prepare Pancakes & then freeze them for later on.
    onespecialmom

    Answer by onespecialmom at 7:27 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Whole strawberries do not freeze well. Other than that, as far as I know the sky is the limit.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:51 PM on Jan. 27, 2009

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  • Chili, soup, gumbo, crawfish etoufee. shrimp gravy, any kind of caserole, red beans, sausage
    gravy, ground meat, meat & gravy.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:32 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

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