Chilling Recipes

Here’s how to use chilling recipes for make-ahead dishes, baked goods, marinades and more.

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Sopa Ajoblanco

This white gazpacho was a staple growing up; I remember slurping it directly from the bowl. It's made from stale bread and seasonings you have on hand and topped with grapes for a traditional touch. — Francine Lizotte, Surrey, British Columbia

Copycat Fried Chicken Sandwich

After trying all the major fast-food chains' chicken sandwiches, I decided to come up with my own fried chicken sandwich....


Quick Ambrosia Fruit Salad

I start this with plenty of fruit, add the yogurt for dressing, then mix in just enough marshmallows and coconut...


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Ambrosia Salad

Because it’s so simple to make, this tropical fruit medley is great as a last-minute menu addition. Plus, this ambrosia...


Rainbow Gelatin Cubes

These layered jello cubes are fun to serve and to eat! I vary the colors to match the occasion. Kids...

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...


Delicious Apple Salad

This yummy fruit salad was a favorite of my great-grandmother’s. My family always enjoys it, and I’m happy knowing it’s...

Ground Beef Gyros

If your family likes gyros as much as mine, they'll love this easy version that's made with ground beef instead...