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Make Ahead Dinner Recipes

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Roundup Beef Roast

Roundup Beef Roast

Roundup Beef Roast

"I made this roast for my husband's birthday party and everyone loved it," relates Shannon Jones of Trail, British Columbia. Enjoy the juicy roast for one meal and beat the clock another day by using the leftovers in the two recipes that follow.

Teriyaki Turkey Breast

Teriyaki Turkey Breast

Teriyaki Turkey Breast

Marinating this turkey breast overnight gives it great flavor and a juicy tenderness. "This is the best turkey you will ever eat," assures Marvin Hayes from Delano, Minnesota. Leftovers-if there are any-taste terrific in the two delicious dishes that follow.

Pork Loin with Currant Sauce

Pork Loin with Currant Sauce

Pork Loin with Currant Sauce

I serve this roast often to family and friends...and someone at the table always asks for the recipe. To complete the meal, I make stir-fried green beans and a lightened-up version of twice-baked potatoes. —Edie Urso of Spokane, Washington
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Jamaican Pork Tenderloin

Jamaican Pork Tenderloin

Jamaican Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is perfect for barbecues and parties! A spicy citrus marinade adds plenty of flavor to the tenderloin overnight. Then you can grill the meat in just minutes the next day. —Rosetta Hockett of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Spinach Cheese Phyllo Squares

Spinach Cheese Phyllo Squares

Spinach Cheese Phyllo Squares

"A higher-fat version of this casserole was a big hit when my aunt and I ran a gourmet carryout business," relates Julie Remer of Gahanna, Ohio. " Now that I'm only cooking for my family, I'm trying to lighten things up a bit."

Bombay Chicken

Bombay Chicken

Bombay Chicken

This grilled dinner always turns out moist and tender. The marinade has a Middle Eastern flair, giving the dish a zesty flavor. It makes a beautiful presentation as well. -June Thomas of Chesterton, Indiana

Robust Marinated Steak

Robust Marinated Steak

Robust Marinated Steak

"Any time is a good time to fire up the grill and toss on a steak that has soaked up this great marinade," notes Betty Ann Ewert of Arlington, Minnesota. "One of our stock car racing buddies came up with the recipe, and we use it often."

Smoky Beef Brisket

Smoky Beef Brisket

Smoky Beef Brisket

A friend and I first ate this brisket at a restaurant, then came home and duplicated it with great success. Leftovers make terrific sandwiches.—Sue McQueen, Cameron, Missouri

Marinated Teriyaki Flank Steak

Marinated Teriyaki Flank Steak

Marinated Teriyaki Flank Steak

Warm days are the perfect time to get out the grill. And this tender grilled steak and marinade of teriyaki, ginger and orange from Sandi Poznanski of St. Howard Beach, New York makes a refreshing main course.

London Broil

London Broil

London Broil

This recipe is delicious. I received it from my mother-in-law, who was a fabulous cook. Prepared on the grill, it's a real treat during warm-weather months. —Susan Wilkins of Los Olivos, California

Marinated Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Marinated Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Marinated Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

In Hanover, Massachusetts, Kristen Croke relies on a handful of ingredients for this moist and tender main course. "When there are just two of us for dinner, I prepare one tenderloin and marinate the other in the freezer for later use," she explains.
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