chopping apples

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fire up the grill

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Fire up the grill.

Grilling season is just around the corner, and Panera at Home products can make it easy to pull together a casual meal for the family or a backyard barbecue for the whole neighborhood. Give these meal ideas a try and you’ll surely be the talk of the summer.

Tomato Bacon Mac & Cheese in casserole dish

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Potluck Pleasers, Made in Minutes

What can you bring? Whether you’re on the hook to bring an appetizer, a salad, or a main dish, here are six simple and creative potluck ideas to wow the crowd.

A holiday they’ll remember

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A holiday they’ll remember.

The party’s at your house this year? Don’t stress. It’s easy to bite off more than you can chew when planning a menu, so let Panera at Home help you impress your guests.

Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese in a bowl

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Add a Flavor Twist to Mac & Cheese

Few dishes are more versatile than Mac & Cheese. Surprise your guests—and your taste buds—with these fun and flavorful twists on an all-time favorite.

New Thanksgiving sides

The thought of preparing a full holiday meal can be overwhelming, even if you do it every year. Thankfully, with these easy-to-make recipes, you can create a spread of hearty, delicious sides with Panera at Home products. From simple casseroles to easy soups and salads, you’ll remember this Thanksgiving for its flavor, not for the time spent in the kitchen.

Fancy finger food for your fall get-togethers

Whether you’re serving up a full spread of appetizers for a PTA meeting or toting along your contribution to a group-tailgate, these deceivingly easy party nibbles are sure to impress, all while getting you in and out of the kitchen in minutes.

hot broccoli cheddar dip

Having people over to watch the game? Before you spend hours in the kitchen, make a run for takeout or just open a few bags of chips, check out these recipes for game-day nibbles. Fair warning: you just might have to crank up the volume to hear the TV over all the “oohs” and “ahhs".

lets do brunch

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Let's do brunch.

Brunch. That golden time of the weekend when there’s no such thing as “too late for breakfast” or “too early for lunch.” It’s when we get to shrug off all those mealtime norms and enjoy some of our favorite flavors together in one amazing gathering of friends and food. So who’s ready to host?

Coffee Swoon

What do you give the foodie who has everything? A gift you made with your own two hands.