Although it’s just the two of us, I buy family packs of ground beef. I divide each pack into 1/4- or 1/2-pound portions to freeze for use in casseroles, hamburgers and meatballs. —Kristin McPherson, Moultrie, Georgia
A gourmet Mexican cooking class led GaleLynn Peterson of Long Beach, California to a "bundle" for spicy flavors. "I had so much fun in class that I came up with many of my own recipes, including these easy sandwiches that kids especially love," she says.