Prep now, eat later.
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Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie
Since the base is ice cream, this is good to go weeks in advance. Get the recipe.
Apple, Cranberry & Walnut Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette
You can assemble both the salad and the dressing days ahead — just store them separately. Then slice the apples when you're ready to eat. Get the recipe.
Bourbon & Sweet Potato Casserole
As a whole, casseroles generally tend to reheat well. But for this one, you'll want to fry and add the bacon on top just before serving to ensure Peak Bacon Crispiness.™ Get the recipe.