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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Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with a bigger variety of dried fruit to find an interesting balance between the sweet and salty flavors.
—Ninette Holbrook, Orlando, FL

Pressure-Cooker Dressing

Here’s an easy dressing that’s perfect for special get-togethers. Once it’s in the instant cooker, you’re free to turn your...


Badger State Stuffing

1 review

Your family will love the contrasting sweet, savory and slightly tart flavors in this spin on a Thanksgiving classic. Feel...


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Classic Stuffed Turkey

7 reviews

For years, my mother has made this moist stuffed turkey recipe. Now, I do the same thing. The turkey stuffing...


Cornbread Stuffing

At least 10 of us women made this old-fashioned dressing to feed over 1,500 people at our church's fall festival....

Pecan-Cornbread Dressing

2 reviews

Plenty of pecans and bacon give this stuffing a unique flavor, while using a packaged mix cuts down on the...


Sweet Potato Stuffing

7 reviews

Mom likes to make sure there will be enough stuffing to satisfy our large family. For our holiday gatherings, she...

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Mushroom Stuffing

7 reviews

I first tried this stuffing a few years ago, and it fast became our family's favorite. Just flavor a hearty...


Sage Dressing Patties

These pretty little patties are loaded with flavor and hold their shape well. Celery, onion, bread crumbs and seasonings cook...


Pancetta Brioche Dressing

I crave this creamy and crunchy stuffing every year. And I suspect my guests do, too. It's usually gone before...


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Skillet Sausage Stuffing

14 reviews

To make this sausage stuffing, I dressed up a package of stuffing mix with pork sausage, mushrooms, celery and onion....

Oat ‘n’ Rye Bread Dressing

Two kinds of bread, spinach, green pepper and cranberries make this an outstanding dressing for special occasions. The flavor of...


Sausage Potato Dressing

Mashed potatoes and sausage are the deliciously different ingredients in this moist dressing. I've been using this recipe since the...


Apple Stuffing

6 reviews

Common fruit and veggies give store bought stuffing mix flavor that's anything but ordinary. It's an easy alternative to from-scratch...


Apricot Rice Stuffing

3 reviews

This fruit rice stuffing accompanies roast duck as part of our traditional New Year's Day dinner. It's also an attractive...


Crispy Mashed Potato & Stuffing Patties

13 reviews

Talk about a fun way to use holiday leftovers! Making this turkey and stuffing patty is so fast. The family...

Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

1 review

I made this recipe over 45 years ago for the first pheasant I ever roasted—it was a special dinner I...


Slow-Cooked Sage Dressing

5 reviews

This slow cooker dressing stays moist and delicious. My family enjoys it so much that I serve it alongside a...


Potato Stuffing Casserole

13 reviews

I adapted this recipe from a Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook, and it's indicative of the fine German cooking found in this...


Deluxe Cornbread Stuffing

3 reviews

When my husband and I were newlyweds and far from family, we invited friends over for a traditional Thanksgiving feast....


Walnut Stuffing Balls

Don't forget the stuffing even though you are not preparing a whole turkey. Your family will be happy to see...


Cracker Dressing

1 review

Nicely seasoned Cracker Dressing is a simple alternative to recipes that call for bread crumbs or cubes, suggests Jan Woodruff...


Cranberry Stuffing Balls

Meet the Cook: If you're looking for a different stuffing this year, you'll find these balls are both tasty and...


Sage Dressing

This moist, hearty sage stuffing is nicely seasoned with sausage and fresh mushrooms. Sometimes I use it to stuff my...

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Fruit & Nut Andouille Stuffing

This special stuffing recipe has been a Thanksgiving tradition with our family for many years. It reminds us of home,...


Easy Squash Stuffing

4 reviews

My friends just rave about this creamy side dish. It's a snap to jazz up summer squash, carrots and onion...


Savory Dressing

This unusual dressing has a surprising blend blend of bread and mashed potatoes so that it appeals to all people....


Artichoke Sausage Stuffing

I use spinach and artichoke dip to add creaminess and keep my stuffing from getting dry. Add to that sun-dried...


Thanksgiving Stuffing

3 reviews

"This nicely seasoned stuffing is our favorite for holiday turkeys," reports Denise Goedeken of Platte Center, Nebraska. "It doesn't require...


Dried Fruit Stuffing

1 review

Fruit and almonds give new life to a boxed stuffing mix in this flavorful recipe. — Taryn Kuebelbeck, Plymouth, Minnesota