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What's Simmering

Brunch recipes with new coffee packaging

Simply Great Gatherings

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?

Tomato Bacon Mac & Cheese in casserole dish

Simply Great Gatherings

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.
six quick skillet ideas
With school back in session, evening schedules are busier than ever. Before you throw in the kitchen towel, give these recipes a try. Each one features Panera at Home products, family-friendly flavors, minimal prep and easy clean-up so you can spend less time in the kitchen and get on with your evening.
hot broccoli cheddar dip

Simply Great Gatherings

Big wins for your game-day feasts.

Getting ready 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.”
Three new dressings. Infinite possibilities.

With summer in full swing, salad season is at its peak. So it’s the perfect time to give some new dressing varieties a try. Each one is Clean, with no artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors and colors from artificial sources detailed on our No No List

for the love of broccoli
Mark your calendars because National Broccoli Day is in March, and Panera at Home is here to help you celebrate this nutrient-rich vegetable accordingly.
all of our products are 100 percent clean

That’s not something you see very often. But it’s true for all Panera bakery-cafe inspired grocery products – our refrigerated Soups, Mac & Cheese and Dressings, and our Coffee, Sliced Breads and Artisan Breads, Toppings and more. All our products are Clean - made without the artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or and colors from artificial sources detailed on our No No List.

chopping onions

Savvy Shortcuts

Knife Knowledge 101

Chef’s knife? Paring knife? Serrated edge? Any way you slice it, knowing which knife to use will save you time in the kitchen and make prep more enjoyable. 
Autumn Squash Casserole on plate

Don’t let leftovers languish—with these simple ideas, your Thanksgiving can keep giving…and giving.

Asian Sesame Power Salad on a plate

Superfoods give you an automatic nutrient boost—and also pack a lot of flavor. Here are some simple tips for working them into colorful salads and quick and delicious meals.