Instant Pot: Beach Street Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

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 refrigerator Add sauce, dry Linguine, shrimp, and 1 cup of water. Be sure to stir pasta in liquid, wetting noodles. Seal and…

Let’s Rebrand! Back to School = Back to Learning

We can’t pretend that this year’s back to school experience is going to be business as usual. For families across the country and even the world, this will be a school year unlike any other, even for communities where in-person classes are resuming. But, as with most challenges in life, with a little shift in…

Re-re-re-REMIX

With back to learning and kids spending more time at home this September, we want to remix some of our favorite September recipes to make great at-home lunches.  

Instant Pot: Lucky Dragon Pork Tenderloin

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. Remove pork tenderloin from marinade and place in Instant Pot. Massage bag of Lucky Dragon sauce to blend. Pour half…

Ready to Tackle Back-to-School? Let’s Go!

As summer winds down and we head into the new school year, this back-to-school season may look and feel quite different for many families. You and your children may feel both nervous and excited to “get back to normal.” With some planning, patience, and a positive attitude, your family can navigate this new year safely…

Instant Pot: Hawaiian BBQ Chicken with Pineapple and Peppers

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. Sprinkle rub mix…

Kids in the Kitchen: Cinnamon Twist and Shout

Okay, maybe go a little easy on the shouting, but we are excited to introduce a fun and tasty activity for kids to help with in the kitchen this summer and fall. These cinnamon twists are the perfect mix of flaky dough and warm spiced cinnamon with a touch of sweetness.  If cinnamon and sugar…

How Dream Dinners Stacks Up: August 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 August meals! One of the great things about prepping meals at Dream Dinners is that you only pay for the ingredients that you use, so there’s less…

Instant Pot: Maple Bourbon BBQ Chicken with Bacon

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: Slow Roasted Carolina BBQ Pork Tenderloin

This meal was made for the pressure cooker! This pork tenderloin gets all its flavor from slow cooking in this fabulous BBQ sauce. By preparing this meal with an Instant Pot, you can save yourself an hour and have juicy and tender results. Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant Pot to…

Instant Pot: Lemon Chicken Piccata with Linguine

Pasta in the Instant Pot? Yes, and it is a complete game-changer. You can shave minutes off your dinner by using your Instant Pot to make the perfect al dente pasta! Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant Pot to SAUTE. Add 1 Tbsp of oil to the bottom of the pressure…

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…