Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

    2 reviews

    I got the idea for bacon-wrapped filet mignon when I saw some on sale in the grocery store. The rest was inspired by my husband, because he once made a Scotch and ginger ale sauce. I originally made this in the oven but it works equally well in the air fryer! —Mary Kay LaBrie, Clermont, Florida

    Air-Fryer Mocha Pudding Cakes

    These mouthwatering mini cakes make the perfect treat for two. My mom used to make these when I was a...

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    French Hot Chocolate

    3 reviews

    One of my fondest memories of Paris is sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of the...

    Air-Fryer Bread Pudding

    This air-fryer bread pudding is a fun dish because the chocolate makes it different from traditional recipes. It's a rich,...

    Air-Fryer Scallops

    I never liked seafood until my husband urged me to try scallops, and now I love it. With the crunchy...

    Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

    These air-fryer French toast cups make any morning special. I made this recipe for my mom on Mother's Day, and...

    Walnut and Oat-Crusted Salmon

    1 review

    I think this recipe gives you the most omega-3 fatty acid bang for your buck! —Cristen Dutcher, Marietta, Georgia

    Pork Tenderloin with Wine Sauce

    4 reviews

    Here’s a fast and easy, great-tasting meal that's as big on flavor as it is low in fat and calories....

    Tender Beef over Noodles

    17 reviews

    I dress up stew meat with noodles and a slightly sweet red sauce for this satisfying main dish. It goes...

    Chicken Scampi

    6 reviews

    This chicken scampi recipe is so delectable that I'm often asked to double it when family members visit over the...

    Beef Steaks with Blue Cheese

    1 review

    My guests often ask for this winning recipe and are surprised at how simple it is to prepare.

    Peach-Glazed Beef Filets

    3 reviews

    I love combining fruits and chiles to make flavorful glazes. This recipe has evolved over the years. It uses ancho...

    Cream Cheese & Chive Omelet

    23 reviews

    The first bite of creamy filling lets you know this isn’t any old omelet. Make it once, and we suspect...

    Veal Scallopini

    3 reviews

    My husband and I prepare this veal dish for birthdays and other special occasions. We love to cook and often...

    Cherry Bombs

    You'll win praise for these clever cherry bombs. Serve them for a special occasion with a knife and dessert spoon....

    Fruit ‘n’ Cream Crepes

    3 reviews

    This fresh and creamy breakfast is just the start—you can fill the light crepes with anything you like! — Ruth...

    Balsamic Asiago Salad

    1 review

    You can toss this tasty salad together in 10 minutes flat. Simply drizzle bottled dressing over the colorful blend of...

    Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

    1 review

    THIS ENTREE makes an ordinary day special. Whenever I cook Cornish hens for my husband and me, it stirs up...

    Special Fruit Salad

    1 review

    Dress up a sweet fruit salad with this drizzle of citrusy flavor. —Alice Orton in Big Bear Lake, California.

    Vanilla Custard Cups

    9 reviews

    When I was living with my mother, she loved custard,, so I'd make this comforting dessert each week. Without leftovers,...

    Pureed Butternut Squash Soup

    2 reviews

    For several years, we've been enjoying this velvety, healthy soup at Thanksgiving. Butternut squash isn’t the easiest thing to cut...

    Spinach & Gouda Stuffed Pork Cutlets

    5 reviews

    This started as a restaurant copycat dish at home. Cheese just oozes out of the center, and mustard lends a...

    Rice-Stuffed Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    "I found this recipe in a cookbook many years ago, and it's become one of my favorites," reports Gloria Leiding...

    Chocolate Bread Pudding

    3 reviews

    This is a fun recipe because the chocolate makes it different from traditional bread pudding. It's a rich, comforting dessert....

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    Seafood Fettuccine Alfredo

    17 reviews

    I like to serve this lovely seafood Alfredo, featuring scallops and shrimp, with crusty Italian bread. Sprinkled with tomato and...

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    Marinated Broccoli

    2 reviews

    This festive side dish couldn't be easier to throw together. But because it's so pretty, it's perfect for special occasions....

    Scallops with Linguine

    4 reviews

    A buttery garlic sauce zips up a bowlful of linguine, bay scallops and veggies. Celebrate something special or toast the...

    Manicotti for Two

    5 reviews

    Manicotti shells are filled with a three-cheese mixture, when topped with store-bought spaghetti sauce beefed up with flavorful sausage. Enjoy...

    Ground Beef Wellington

    20 reviews

    Trying new recipes is one of my favorite hobbies. It’s also the most gratifying. What could beat the smiles and...

    Makeover Irish Cream Cheesecake

    1 review

    If you have a 4-in springform pan, this will be your new favorite dessert. The taste of Baileys Irish Cream...

    Amber’s Sourdough Stuffing

    3 reviews

    All my kids and grandkids absolutely love this sourdough stuffing, but especially my daughter-in-law Amber. I usually make a big...