1-Cooler, 1-Weekend Getaway

We’ve got five easy meals that are perfect for a weekend getaway—or even a weekend at home. It’s a foolproof plan for packing and cooking.

Reusable Grocery Bag
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Bag the Rest

The rest of the items you’ll need for the weekend menu can fit easily into a large canvas bag. For the detailed list, download our Bag Packing List. Produce, boxed and canned groceries, bakery items and alcohol can travel unchilled in a bag. Just pack the bag as you would at the grocery store, with heavy items on the bottom and delicate breads and crackers on top.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté