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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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    Cheddar-Butternut Squash Clafoutis

    6 reviews

    I came up with this savory version of the classic French dessert clafoutis and shared it for dinner with a salad. My friends loved it, but in the end I could have eaten the whole pan myself while dreaming of being in Paris with every scrumptious bite. —Joseph A. Sciascia, San Mateo, California

    Pressure-Cooker Gruyere and Prosciutto Strata

    Prosciutto, sweet onions and Gruyere combine for a perfect brunch dish that's extra flavorful for a lighter dish, and the...


    Butternut-Pineapple Crumble

    1 review

    I tried this sweet and crunchy casserole out on my 80-year-old parents and they loved it! Butternut squash now has...


    Baked Acorn Squash with Blueberry-Walnut Filling

    1 review

    I absolutely love squash—and I've filled it with so many variations of savory stuffing over the years. But my favorite...


    Ginger & Spice Butternut Squash

    I came up with this side dish one year while cooking Christmas dinner with my mom. The spiced-up squash is...

    Bacon ‘n’ Egg Bake

    1 review

    Our two daughters live about 3 hours away. Whenever I ask what they would like me to make that's special...


    Southwestern Squash Medley

    Canned green chilies give mild-flavored squash a little zip in this flavorful side dish. —Martha Schaub, Lake Leelanau, Michigan

    Butternut Thyme Tartlets

    A great teaser for what's to come, this light and crunchy appetizer is filled with my favorite late-fall flavors. Make...


    Autumn Squash Bake

    The sweetness of pears and tangy flavor of cranberries really complement the squash. This dish has become a favorite at...


    Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

    6 reviews

    I made this recipe when we invited both our families to celebrate our first Thanksgiving in our new home. There...


    Lemon-Roasted Squash with Tarragon

    1 review

    Roasting really brings out the flavor of butternut squash and zucchini. I drizzle them with lemon juice, oil, garlic and...

    Parmesan Butternut Squash

    7 reviews

    Butternut squash sprinkled with Parmesan and bread crumbs makes a superb side dish we love to share. Using the microwave...


    Sausage-Stuffed Acorn Squash

    16 reviews

    Acorn squash gets a sweet and savory treatment when stuffed with sausage, onion, spinach and cranberries to make this pretty...


    Gruyere & Prosciutto Strata

    1 review

    Prosciutto, sweet onions and Gruyere combine for a perfect make-ahead brunch dish, and there are never any leftovers. — Patricia...


    Pecan-Stuffed Butternut Squash

    5 reviews

    I love autumn, when butternut squash is at its peak. This is one of my favorite ways to prepare it....


    Sausage and Egg Bake

    The original recipe for this was so rich and fill of fat, I made it only a few times. Lighter...

    Summer Squash Mushroom Casserole

    54 reviews

    This rich, creamy squash and zucchini casserole, with its crunchy topping would make a wonderful dish to take to summer...


    Crunchy Honey-Glazed Butternut Squash

    5 reviews

    I'm now required to bring this to every family gathering during the holidays because it's so awesome! Why not start...


    Sausage, Kale and Squash Bread Pudding

    Who said bread pudding has to be for dessert? I love to serve this for brunch or dinner when I...


    Veggie-Packed Strata

    4 reviews

    This is a wonderful, colorful casserole that everyone enjoys. I'm sure you'll be hooked on it after one bite, too....


    Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

    Much of the work for this soup can be done in advance, and it keeps all day in the slow...


    Broccoli Squash Bake

    3 reviews

    My grandmother made this when she cooked for our farmhands years ago. I've cut her recipe down to serve fewer...


    New England Butternut Squash

    2 reviews

    From Coventry, Connecticut, Linda Massicotte-Black sends her side, New England Butternut Squash, which her family really loves. She writes, “This...


    Butternut Squash Pie

    12 reviews

    I have been making this pie for over 24 years for special occasions. It is so easy and the taste...

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    Squash Custard Pie

    6 reviews

    Acorn squash has been a favorite of mine since I was little and my mother baked it with sugar and...


    Roasted Herbed Squash with Goat Cheese

    1 review

    Cooking is a hobby I'm so happy to share with my toddler. She (and all our Christmas Eve party guests)...


    Butternut Squash and Sausage Soup

    8 reviews

    Soup comforts the soul and this creamy, healthy soup does nothing short of that. This makes a large pot and...


    Roasted Squash Medley

    3 reviews

    I concocted this recipe as a way to use up some vegetables before they went bad. Everyone loved this lively...


    Buttercup Squash Coffee Cake

    10 reviews

    My father grows a large buttercup squash patch, so each fall, I get an ample amount of his harvest. I...


    Honey Spiced Acorn Squash

    1 review

    "I've made this simple side dish for more than 35 years," says Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico. Cinnamon and...