Tips for Cooking During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for celebration and feasting. But with all the cooking that needs to be done, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your holiday cooking.

Plan ahead

One of the best things you can do is to plan ahead. This means making a list of all the dishes you want to make, and then creating a shopping list and timeline. This will help you stay organized and avoid any last-minute stress.

Prep your ingredients

Another way to save time is to prep your ingredients ahead of time. This means chopping vegetables, measuring out spices, and marinating meat. This will make the cooking process much smoother and faster.

Use a slow cooker or Instant Pot

Slow cookers and Instant Pots are great for cooking holiday dishes. They can save you a lot of time and effort, and they also produce delicious results. Check out our blog about How to Use Marinade in a Slow Cooker for more information.

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

If you have a lot of mouths to feed, don’t be afraid to ask for help from your family and friends. They can help you with everything from prepping ingredients to cooking dishes to cleaning up.

Marinate your food

Marinating your food is a great way to add flavor and tenderness without having to add very much to your workload. There are many different marinades to choose from, so you can browse our marinades to find one that suits your taste.

Serve your dishes with BBQ sauce

BBQ sauce is a delicious and versatile condiment that can be served with a variety of dishes. It is especially good with grilled or smoked meats, but it can also be used on chicken, fish, and vegetables. We’ve got three different BBQ sauce flavors, which means that you can please everyone’s palate! Here are a few ideas for serving BBQ sauce with your holiday dishes:

  • Brush BBQ sauce on your turkey or ham before roasting.
  • Serve BBQ sauce on the side with your prime rib or steak.
  • Drizzle BBQ sauce over your chicken wings or pulled pork.
  • Use BBQ sauce as a dipping sauce for your vegetables or appetizers.

By following these tips and tricks, you can enjoy a flavorful and stress-free meal as you celebrate the holidays!