Going to Costco? Recipes for Bulk Meat, Poultry, and Fish

Whether you belong to Costco, BJ's, or Sam's Club, buying in bulk is the way to get more bang for your buck. Our easy recipes and portioning plans will help you cook dinner tonight and set you up with a freezer full of future meals.


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Smoky Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

Smoky Philly Cheesesteak Pizza
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 5 m
Bake 12 m
Broil 10 m

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Strip Steak Diane

Strip Steak Diane
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 14 m

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Chicken Murphy

Chicken Murphy
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 15 m

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Thai Chicken Curry with Jasmine Rice

Thai Chicken Curry with Jasmine Rice
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 6 m

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Creole Shrimp & Rice

Creole Shrimp & Rice
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 14 m

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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 9 m

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Chicken & Sage-Mushroom Gravy

Chicken and Sage-Mushroom Gravy
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 16 m

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What to Do with Bulk Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

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Cost: $16 for a 6- to 7-pound package4 meals
* Pull off tenderloins for a stir-fry meal.
* Freeze 2 pounds for grilling or broiling.
* Slice 3 pounds in half horizontally. Freeze 1 1/2 pounds.
* Use remaining breasts in Chicken & Sage-Mushroom Gravy.How to Cut a Chicken Breast in Half
Simply place one piece on a cutting board and begin to cut, as if you were opening it up like a book. Then continue slicing apart.


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Pork Piccata

Pork Piccata
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 8 m

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What to Do with Bulk Boneless Pork Roast

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Cost: $20 for a 10-pound package4 meals
* Cut off 4-pound roast and freeze for future.
* Cut eight 8-ounce chops and freeze separately for 2 future meals.
* Cut remaining 2 pounds into thin cutlets for Pork Piccata.How to Portion a 10-Pound Boneless Pork Roast
1. Cut off a 4-pound roast, about 10 inches long.
2. Cut another 4 pounds into eight 8-ounce chops.
3. Cut remaining 2 pounds into thin cutlets.


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Spicy Hoisin Salmon

Spicy Hoisin Salmon
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Roast 15 m

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Basic Meat Sauce

Basic Meat Sauce

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Originally published in the October 1, 2009, and October 1, 2008, issues of Family Circle magazine.

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