Meal planning just got a whole lot easier

I love to cook, but I hate cooking on a busy weeknight after a long day at work.

I just want to sit down.

Some weeks I'm really good about meal planning. I make a list and do the grocery run on the weekend, so when Monday comes I'm fully stocked and have a solid game plan posted on the fridge.

But I'll confess, some weekends are just too busy to plan meals and shop. And when Monday comes, I'm left to wing it.

Well, wing it no more.

Meal planning is getting a whole lot easier with Cream City Casseroles' new freezer meal parties.

In about 2 hours, we'll rock out 10 family-sized, freezer-friendly meals. It'll be fun. It'll be productive. It'll save you big meal-planning headaches.

Unlike other meal parties, all ingredients are included, so you only need to bring your favorite apron and a really big cooler with ice.

Saturday, Nov. 14 @ 2 p.m. (RSVP required by Sunday, Nov. 8.)

$199 per person for 10 meals. All ingredients included.

Reserve your spot online at Space is limited. RSVP by Sunday, Nov. 8. Guest minimum: 10, maximum: 20.

10 delicious, hassle-free, family-sized, freezer-friendly meals, including:

Crock pot kits:
- Rosemary's Beef Roast with New Potatoes
- Orange Pork Tenderloin with Butternut Squash
- Thanksgiving Hoagies (6 sandwiches)
- Cheesy Hash Brown and Ham Bake
- White Chicken Chili with Hominy
- Mexi-Cous Cous Stuffed Peppers (6 peppers)

Oven-ready meals:
- Taco Casser-ole!
- Spinach-Ricotta Stuffed Manicotti
- Baked Chicken Burritos Verdes (6 burritos)
- Ham and Cheese Ciabattas (6 sandwiches)

Dinner Slam parties are held at Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin's LilyWorks Kitchen, 505 Northview Rd., Waukesha. Free parking.

Contact Jess at or 414-758-3462 with questions. Private parties and fundraising opportunities also are available.