1,000 Hours Outside, or However Many You Can Muster!

It’s now been a year since the pandemic hit, so you’ve likely gotten pretty used to spending a LOT of time inside by now. And with it still being winter in most parts of the country, the stir craziness has probably been at an all-time high (it’s not just us, right?!). So let’s talk about…

Pi Day? More Like Pi YAY!

Did you know that someone who loves learning, especially mathematics, is called a philomath? Regardless of whether you love or loathe math, March 14th represents an annual opportunity for food lovers to come together and celebrate Pi Day with pie-shaped foods. After all, who doesn’t love pie? You can celebrate with traditional dessert pies, pizza…

Instant Pot: Osso Buco Braised Beef with Gremolata

Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Remove steaks from packaging and pat dry with a paper towel. Place steaks in flour bag, seal, and shake until evenly coated in flour mixture. Set Instant Pot to SAUTE. Add 2 Tbsp of oil to the bottom of the pressure cooker. Remove steaks from flour bag,…

Instant Pot: Classic Chicken Fricassee

Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant Pot to SAUTE. Add 1 Tbsp of oil to the bottom of the pressure cooker. Add chicken breasts and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add vegetable mix, white wine, sauce base, and ½ cup water or broth to pot and stir. Pressure cook on HIGH for…

All Hail the King…Cake!

Are you looking for a fun “snacktivity” to enjoy with your family? Create these delicious king cake bites to savor during Mardi Gras! Unless you’ve grown up in the French Quarter or are a deep follower of Mardi Gras, you probably have not enjoyed the awesomeness of the King Cake and all the history that…

Family Date Night: Valentine’s Day at Home

Valentine’s Day marks the transition from a long (and for many, challenging) winter to the hopeful first signs of spring. It’s a good reason to celebrate as a family. Your plans don’t need to be elaborate or expensive to make the occasion special. Small touches can build excitement for a heartfelt celebration. We have compiled…

Holding On to the Good Parts of a Rough Year

The beginning of the year is always a time to let go of the last year and welcome in opportunity and hope for the future, and that approach was heightened to the nth degree at the start of 2021! We were all so ready to say an enthusiastic “BYE!” to 2020. But now that we’re…

Planning for Winter Power Outages

Almost everything we do at home requires electricity, from cooking dinner to keeping ourselves and our families entertained. Because electricity is a part of our everyday life, it’s easy to forget how much we depend on it – until there’s an outage. Before a winter storm takes out your electricity, do what you can now…

How Dream Dinners Stacks Up: February Price Comparisons

Are you curious to see how Dream Dinners stacks up against grocery stores, restaurants, and meal kits? Check out Chef Laura’s price comparison of a few of our February meals! One of the great things about prepping meals at Dream Dinners is that you only pay for the ingredients you use, so there’s less wasted…

Instant Pot: Italiano Chicken and Orzo

Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant Pot to SAUTE. Add 1 Tbsp of oil to the bottom of the pressure cooker. Add chicken mixture, and allow to brown for about 5-6 minutes. Stir in the seasoned tomato mixture to blend, then add the orzo and ½ cup of water. Program to…

Super Snacks for the Super Bowl

Like most events recently, Super Bowl parties are going to look a little different this year. But what you munch on during the game doesn’t need to take a hit! For this year’s big game, Dream Dinners has a great Mexican inspired buffet to enjoy with your quaranteam. Each element is a tasty finger food…