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Rachael's Make-Ahead Meals

Rachael's freezer-ready recipes can be prepared quickly and enjoyed later.

Rachael's Casserole Recipes
Easy Big-Batch Recipes

Feed your whole family a hearty dinner of spinach lasagna, seafood pot pies and more.

  • Comforting Casseroles
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  • The only thing better than a meal that saves time is a meal that saves money, and Rachael Ray is here to show you a week's worth of meals that do both! It's five budget-friendly dishes that you can make in a single day! Dish one is Parsnip and Potato Soup, dish two is Baked Beans and Knockwurst. For dish three, it's Bean Ragu With Linguini, dish four is a killer Chicken and Green Bean Soup With Tarragon and dish five is Croque Monsieur Pie, a bubbly cheesy casserole you don't want to miss!

  • Buying food — especially meats — in bulk can be a great deal. But once you buy it, you gotta use it — so Rachael Ray is getting two completely different but equally delicious meals out of pork shoulder, and two more out of chicken thighs, plus a tasty meat-free menu to lighten things up midweek. Recipes include Hungarian Pork One Pot, Pork and Cider Stew, Broken Spaghetti Soup With Escarole, Green Harissa Chicken Thigh and Chicken With Porcini Gravy and Polenta.

  • Rachael Ray has two versatile mini-recipes that you can roll over into five full-fledged suppers. The first rollover recipe is Buttermilk Ranch Brined Turkey, which Rachael uses in three of the five meals: Dish one is Turkey and Corn Chowder With Bacon and Chipotle, dish two is Pilgrim Casserole layered with Thanksgiving favorites and dish three is Turkey and Poblano Red Eye Stew. The other rollover is a Beef and Tomato Base, which is the foundation for dish four, Beef Picadillo, and dish five, a Beef, Bacon and Onion Sauce With Bucatini.

  • Rach takes advantage of one of the great make-ahead meals — a pasta supper — to provide a week's worth of decidedly different noodle dishes. Riggies With Roasted Vegetable and Ricotta Sauce; Pepita and Pistachio Sauce With Roasted Squash and Whole Grain Penne; Beef and Beet Ragu With Pappardelle.

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  • Rachael Ray makes five 30 minute make-ahead meals, including Beef Goulash With Blue Cheese, Toasted Spaghetti Minestra With Tuscan Kale, Sweet Sausage and Eggplant Penne, Boneless Chicken Chasseur, and Tomato Soup and Pumpernickel Grilled Cheese. That's five make-ahead meals, up to a week's worth of food, done ... in just one day!

About the Host

Rachael's always on the go with her hit shows: 30 Minute Meals, Week in a Day, 3 in the Bag and Rachael vs. Guy: Kids and Celebrity Cook-Offs.

About the Show

If you've ever wished there was an easier and better way to get dinner on the table every night, you need Rachael Ray's Week in a Day. The woman who taught America how to make a meal in 30 minutes is back with an even bigger promise: one day of cooking, up to five days of eating! In every episode, Rachael will show you five meals you can put together in a single day. So when you come home from a hard day of work, the hard work in the kitchen's already done. Using the recipes, strategies, and tips from Week in a Day, you can eat well every night - even on those days when the clock is working against you.

More About Rachael Ray's Week in a Day

If you've ever wished there was an easier and better way to get dinner on the table every night, you need Rachael Ray's Week in a Day. The woman who taught America how to make a meal in 30 minutes is back with an even bigger promise: one day of cooking, up to five days of eating! In every episode, Rachael will show you five meals you can put together in a single day. So when you come home from a hard day of work, the hard work in the kitchen's already done. Using the recipes, strategies, and tips from Week in a Day, you can eat well every night - even on those days when the clock is working against you.

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