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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    Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

    3 reviews

    Easy, quick and family friendly, this chili lime shrimp recipe is dairy free and comes together in about 30 minutes. The secret is the bright, flavor-packed sauce. Serve over greens, store-bought slaw or cauliflower rice. —Julie Peterson Crofton, Maryland

    Socca

    Socca is a traditional flatbread from Nice, France. It's a common street food, cooked on a grill and served in...


    Vegan French Onion Soup

    This vegan French onion soup uses a few unconventional ingredients to create umami. If you cook vegan foods regularly, keep...


    Crab Melt Sandwiches

    1 review

    This open-faced classic is irresistible! Melty flavors and the golden appearance make the sandwich a hit at luncheons for all...


    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...

    Peanut Butter S’Mores Sandwich

    1 review

    Your favorite s'more flavors come together in this tasty peanut butter sandwich—no campfire required. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...


    Sheet-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

    4 reviews

    Everyone needs an easy meal. Try this sheet-pan chicken with roasted potatoes for a simple and tasty meal guaranteed to...

    Smoked Sausage and Veggie Sheet-Pan Supper

    4 reviews

    This recipe is tasty and quick and can easily be doubled for last-minute dinner guests. Cook it in the oven...


    Green Tomato Salsa

    I came up with this green tomato salsa recipe so I could use up all the fresh tomatoes from my...


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    Easy Stuffed Poblanos

    My partner adores these saucy stuffed peppers—and I love how quickly they come together. Top with low-fat sour cream and...


    Slow-Cooked Pot Roast Sliders

    This recipe reminds me of my mom’s famous pot roast. Best of all, these sandwiches are simple to make, with...

    Slow-Cooked French Onion Soup

    1 review

    My husband and I love French onion soup, so I wondered if I could turn it into a less labor-intensive...


    Fast French Dip Sandwiches

    9 reviews

    I was looking for ways to use up leftover beef when I created this tasty sandwich. I love dipping it...


    Tex-Mex Cheesesteak Sandwiches

    1 review

    We adore cheesesteak sandwiches and anything with southwestern flavor, so I combined the two. If you crave even more firepower,...


    Leek Soup with Brie Toasts

    2 reviews

    If you're looking for something special to fix on a holiday, look no further. This velvety soup is accented with...


    Cheesy Squash

    8 reviews

    I'm a retired police officer and now a deputy sheriff who loves to cook. But with my busy schedule, I...

    Onion Beef au Jus

    22 reviews

    Garlic, onions, soy sauce and onion soup mix flavor the tender beef in these savory hot sandwiches served with a...


    Tropical Bagel Pizzas

    1 review

    "The key to this recipe," writes Carla Crudup of Torrance, California, "is to make sure you finely chop all the...


    Stuffed Potato Skins

    "Fabulous as party appetizers, snacks or light meals, these potatoes are a fun way to eat your vegetables,"...


    Frankburgers

    These meaty sandwiches combine two summertime favorites---hamburgers and hot dogs. Our boys would always ask me to make "those wiener...


    Holiday Mushroom Appetizers

    1 review

    A friend served these wedges at an open house. With English muffins as a base, they're quick and convenient to...


    Cheese-Stuffed Burgers

    Here's a sandwich that does regular burgers one better—with a surprise pocket of cheddar! "The beef patties contain additional popular...


    Bacon Cheese Fries

    10 reviews

    These tempting bacon cheese fries are one finger food I can make a meal of. Quick to fix, they're a...


    Quick Garlic Toast

    4 reviews

    Mom knew how to easily round out a meal with this crisp, cheesy garlic toast. We gobbled it up when...

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    Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms

    28 reviews

    I first tried these bubbly treats at my sister-in-law's house. The tender mushroom caps and creamy filling were so fabulous...


    Bacon-Pecan Stuffed Mushrooms

    1 review

    When I had my kitchen remodeled, I lost the recipe for these mushrooms. But I'd shared it so many times,...


    French Dip Sandwich with Onions

    21 reviews

    When I want to impress company, these satisfying sandwiches are my first pick for
    the menu. I serve them...


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    Rich French Onion Soup

    41 reviews

    When entertaining guests, I bring out this savory soup while we're waiting for the main course. It's simple to make—just...


    Corned Beef and Coleslaw Sandwiches

    7 reviews

    These open-faced sandwiches with layers of savory beef, creamy slaw and melty Swiss take only 15 minutes to create. —Marilou...


    Sweetheart Steaks

    2 reviews

    I created this recipe when I was planning a steak dinner and wanted a barbecue sauce to go with it....