Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

Preparing a turkey, side dishes, and desserts with just one oven can be a challenge, so we’ve put together a helpful cooking timeline for your Thanksgiving dinner. Work ahead by completing the following tasks a day or two before the big meal: Set the table, including plates, glasses, silverware, decorations, and name cards. Arrange any…

Dream Dinners Wine Pairings for Festive Gatherings

Holiday Entertaining, Made Easy The busy holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the opportunity for dinner parties with friends and family. Between our November and December menus and the plentiful offerings from our Sides & Sweets Freezer, we have everything you need to self-cater a memorable, stress-free holiday party. For further ease…

2014 Holiday Dinner Timeline

Sample preparation schedule for your Dream Dinners Holiday Roasted Turkey and sides. 3-5 days before: Thaw all of your holiday items in the refrigerator Approximately 3 ½ hours before: Bake your Holiday Roasted Turkey. Remove holiday sides from fridge, bring to room temp. 2 hours 15 minutes before: Bake your Holiday Parmesan Green Bean Casserole 40-45 min., then…

Our Under-construction Christmas

Discover ‘True Hospitality’ and Never be Intimidated Again What kind of friend are you: the one who hosts or the one who’s often the guest? Sometimes we let self-doubt, fears, intimidation, or an imperfect environment inhibit us from having people over. We can easily confuse the food and presentation with the art of hospitality. When…

2013 Holiday Cooking Timeline

Use this sample schedule for easy preparation of your Dream Dinners Holiday Roasted Turkey and sides. Happy Thanksgiving! 3 -5 days before: Thaw all of your holiday items in the refrigerator. Approximately 3 ½ hours before: Bake your Holiday Roasted Turkey. Remove holiday sides from fridge and bring to room temperature. 2 ½ hours before: Bake your…

Embrace a stress-free holiday with Dream Dinners!

Our customers already love our turkey and now we’re giving them one more reason to love tackling Thanksgiving Dinner with Dream Dinners. This November, when you order our turkey and two of our holiday sides, you’ll get a third side free. Enjoy a stress-free holiday by choosing any of the sides below to complement your…

6-Steps to a Beautiful Appetizer Table

This isn’t a low cost solution; it’s a “no-cost” decorator idea that will make your presentation look like a magazine in 6-simple steps.  And believe it or not, you most likely have all the materials needed already inside and outside your home. Step 1: Put a table cover over your buffet table. Step 2: Place 3-boxes on…

Appetizer Ready at Dream Dinners

Our dinners double as appetizers!  Easily transform our Sesame Glazed Meatballs, Bruschetta Chicken, Cheddar Filled Mini Meatloaves and Herb Crusted Flank Steak into great appetizers for any holiday gathering. Sesame Glazed Meatballs – cook as directed and skewer each with a toothpick for a savory treat. Bruschetta Chicken – these chicken breast tenders can be…

Thanksgiving Dinner Cooking Timeline Suggestions

We are so glad you bought the delicious Dream Dinners Holiday Turkey because you’re in for a treat! Just a reminder, if you’re planning to serve it on Thanksgiving day, place it and your Family Favorite Sides in the refrigerator to thaw 3-5 days before. The best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in…

Dream Dinners Featured on “The View”!

“Hottest Valentine’s Dinner at Home” Michael Fazio, concierge to the stars and author of the book, Concierge Confidential, guest starred on The View with great ideas to celebrate Valentine’s day without breaking the bank. He says that Dream Dinners “…is like having your own personal sous-chef… you do the creation kind of like on the Food…

A Berry Romantic Dinner Combination

Create a deliciously romantic dinner with our Raspberry XOXO Chicken over rice. You get the sweet from the raspberries and just a little kick from the chipotles. Just for fun, we sprinkle whole raspberries over the dish to make it super pretty when served over white rice. Serve with our Strawberry Spinach Salad recipe and Chef Touched Molten Lava Cakes or Lemon Bars.