Casual Dinner with Friends Menu

With our savvy make-ahead tips, you'll be prepared to entertain with ease. (Serves 8)

Southwestern Turkey Soup

Make-Ahead Strategy

Up to three months ahead:
• Prepare and freeze soup and scones.

Up to two months ahead:
• Prepare and freeze topping for dessert.

Up to one day ahead:
• Crush tortilla chips for soup.
• Cut lime wedges.

A few hours ahead:
• Chop cilantro for soup.
• Bake dessert.

Last minute:
• Reheat soup.
• Chop avocado.
• Toss salad.

Cooking Light, November 2007