The Foil Packet Cooking Method

No mess, no fuss? Yes, please! Not only is our August menu full of your favorite meals, but it also is home to one of your new favorite cooking techniques – the foil packet dinner! This method can be used for cooking over a campfire, in a backyard fire pit, or in the oven. Our…

July and August Drink Pairings

Whether you are just dining with those in your household or are starting to host small gatherings, meals are more fun with drink pairings! I’ve matched some of my favorite meals from the July and August menus with wines, beers, and margaritas to take your entertaining up a notch this summer. For a kid-friendly version…

What’s Hot this Summer: Staying Cool!

Wherever you live in the US, chances are your city has already been hit with a heatwave, or two! It’s a hot one, friends. And if you live in an area that has high humidity on top of the high temperatures? Woof. So without further ado, here are some Dream Dinners approved methods to keep…

Instant Pot: Peach Bourbon Chicken

Chef Laura has adapted the cooking instructions for this menu item so that even an Instant Pot newbie can feel confident in this method of preparing dinner! 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. Brown chicken 3…

Instant Pot: Gaucho Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Lean and tender cuts like our pork tenderloin were made for the Instant Pot! Because the cut of meat is so lean and boneless, it can be easy to overcook, but with an Instant Pot, all the moisture and flavor are sealed into the meat. Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant…

Our Recipe for a Summer Road Trip the Whole Family Will Love

2020 has been throwing punch after punch. You’ve probably seen the memes, where the question “What comes next, 2020?” is followed by an image of Godzilla attacking, with the response: “Yep, that seems about right.” Here at Dream Dinners, we believe that there’s always a silver lining to be found, and we want to spread…

Recipe Remix: Mini Chicken Pot Pies Over the Campfire

Our Mini Chicken Pot Pies are our most popular dinner, and we are excited to see them return to the menu in July! In celebration of summer, we want to share a fun new way to enjoy this meal, which is in a Dutch oven or cast-iron skillet over a campfire. This recipe remix is…

May and June 2020 Wine (and Beer!) Pairings

The weather is getting warmer, and summer is all about grilling and eating outside. Enjoy the fresh air, the company of close friends, and a delicious meal and drink pairing from our May and June menu. We usually offer wine pairings with our meals, but we decided to do something a little different for Father’s…

Cooking Around the Campfire: Feed Your Inner Happy Camper!

Even if you’ve never been the type to do much camping, this year is definitely the time to give it a go! Of course, there are a lot of fun things to look forward to when it comes to going camping, and some perks that you can enjoy even in the midst of the coronavirus…

Discover Nature as a Family!

Enjoy time in the great outdoors from toddler to teen These last several weeks have been far from normal, and we’re still uncertain how summer vacations and plans will be altered. But with the sunny weather, time spent outdoors will boost your moods and break the monotony. Summertime feels familiar, normal, and comforting during these…

March and April 2020 Wine Pairings

Whether you are being instructed to practice social distancing or actually “shelter in place,” it can certainly throw a wrench in your date night routine. At Dream Dinners, we encourage you to get creative and enjoy date night at home with one of our dinner and wine pairings! Spice things up by enjoying an activity…