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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    Loaded Cowboy Queso

    3 reviews

    Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

    Spicy Roasted Carrot Hummus

    2 reviews

    This is a wonderful appetizer for Easter, Mother’s Day or any spring gathering. The roasted carrots give this hummus a...


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    Seafood Buffalo Dip

    The holidays can be so hectic. I needed a go-to recipe that was a favorite but didn't keep me in...


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    Dill Pickle Dip

    6 reviews

    My love for pickles led me to create this dill pickle dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be...


    Five-Cheese Fonduta

    2 reviews

    If melted cheese isn’t one of the most mouthwatering foods of all time, I don't know what is! Substitute your...

    Watermelon and Cucumber Salsa

    The combo of watermelon and cucumber may sound unusual—it tastes anything but! Eat the salsa with chips, or serve it...


    What Is Pimiento Cheese and Why Everyone (Not Just Southerners) Should Try It

    Are you really asking "what is pimiento cheese?" Well, take it from a Southerner on why this spread is a...

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    Apple Guacamole with White Onion

    There’s nothing wrong with keeping your guac on the simple side. Topping your bowl with chunks of fresh apple and...


    Pine Nut and Basil Guacamole

    Guacamole is typically a Mexican dish, but that doesn’t mean you can't try to make it with other global flavors....


    Grilled Chicken Guacamole with Cherry Tomatoes

    Watching your carb intake? Then you’ve got to try this grilled chicken guacamole. Simple ingredients turn a snack into a...


    Habanero and Mango Guacamole

    For the ultimate sweet-spicy combo, pair mango guacamole with fresh habanero chili peppers. Depending on your preferences, you can control...

    Pomegranate Guacamole with Feta Cheese

    Want to add a little festive flair to your dip? Try this pomegranate guacamole. Since the cheese is so briny,...


    Black Bean and Corn Guacamole

    1 review

    Head to any Mexican restaurant and we guarantee you’ll see this combo on the menu. The bright colors and contrasting...


    Obatzda (German Cheese Dip)

    1 review

    Obatzda, otherwise known as German beer cheese dip, is so delicious and creamy. It's the perfect dip to make the...


    Pressure-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

    1 review

    If you like quick and easy recipes that are spicy, you'll love this Instant-Pot Buffalo chicken dip. It's super cheesy...


    Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

    6 reviews

    I love to serve this pumpkin hummus with sliced apples, pears and pita chips. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds,...

    Spicy Cranberry Salsa

    This beautiful holiday dish is a big hit at our house. We serve it on wheat or other crispy crackers....


    Chicken with Peach-Avocado Salsa

    1 review

    This super fresh dinner is pure summer—juicy peaches, creamy avocado, grilled chicken and a kick of hot sauce and lime....


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    Mediterranean Hummus Nachos

    My husband once piled all the Middle Eastern dishes I'd made on top of pita chips. It was delicious and...


    Mustard Dip

    1 review

    Some like it hot—but others prefer a mustard that's mildly sweet. This easy-to-make food gift can be fixed either way....


    Cinnamon Dip

    1 review

    This creamy dip can be prepared the night before and chilled. Serve with apple wedges or an assortment of cookies...


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    Salmon Dip

    Salmon is practically a way of life here in the Pacific Northwest. My husband can make a meal of this...


    Three-Cheese Fondue

    3 reviews

    I got this easy recipe from my daughter, who lives in France. It’s become my go-to fondue, and I make...


    Benedictine Dip

    Benedictine is a creamy spread studded with chopped cucumbers. It was named in honor of Jennie Carter Benedict, a chef...


    Apple Brickle Dip

    47 reviews

    I first tasted this quick and easy cream cheese apple dip at a friend's Christmas party. I kept going back...

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    Fruit on a Stick

    My family loves this fun finger food with its smooth, creamy dip. —Faye Hintz, Springfield, Missouri


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    Quick Corn Salsa

    “A friend gave us this recipe, and everyone just raves about it.” Canned ingredients make this flavorful salsa a breeze...


    Fresh Peach Salsa

    8 reviews

    Scooped up on a chip or in a taco, peach salsa makes everything taste like summer. It's also great served...


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    Presto Black Bean & Corn Salsa

    I like to tinker around in the kitchen and experiment with a variety of foods, including salsa. This chunky, colorful...


    Cranberry Chili Salsa

    8 reviews

    “This is delicious, easy to make and very different from your typical salsas. The combination of tart and sweet adds...


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    Bean and Pineapple Salsa

    THE FLAVORS of this tasty salsa complement each other very nicely. I like to serve it over either fish or...