Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

With our savvy make-ahead tips, you'll be prepared to entertain with ease. (Serves 8)
Southwestern Turkey Soup
Chipotle-Cheddar Scones
Tossed salad greens with bottled dressing

Cranberry-Apple Crumble
Beer

March 01, 2010

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.

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