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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    Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

    These pickled cherry tomatoes really pop in your mouth. They stay beautifully bright red and are fresh tasting, too. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

    Pickled Red Cabbage

    This bright and tangy pickled red cabbage is so pretty! The color is gorgeous, and the cabbage maintains a nice...


    Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onions

    1 review

    Slow-cooker caramelized onions will make any meal taste better. Toss them on a burger or sandwich, or in scrambled eggs...


    Pickled Jalapeno Rings

    I started canning Hungarian hot and mild peppers with my dad every year, but they are hard to find in...


    What Is Maror? Here’s How to Make Maror for Passover

    Maror, or bitter herbs, is a key Passover symbol. Here's what it represents and how to make maror for your...


    Spicy Pickled Strawberries

    I developed a unique healthy recipe to feature my most-loved spring and summer fruit. My favorite way to serve these...


    Pickled Corn

    When fresh corn is in season and you're overeating it straight off the cob, try making pickled corn instead! —Amanda...


    Pickled Green Tomatoes

    I had no clue what to do with all the green tomatoes from my garden until my husband said to...


    Strawberry Limoncello Jam

    This is one of my top-selling jams at the farmers market during the spring. It's amazing over a scoop of...

    Chicken Gravy

    This is a quick and easy chicken gravy for roasted chicken or baked chicken of any kind. It also goes...


    Vegan Gravy

    This vegan gravy is really easy to make. I like to serve it over poutine, but it's perfect with mashed...


    Gluten-Free Gravy

    1 review

    I love this gluten-free gravy–it's so versatile! It can be used with an everyday meal or aside a holiday feast....


    15 of Our Best Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes

    Forget store-bought! You can make flavorful gravy from scratch in 20 minutes. Here are Thanksgiving gravy recipes to keep handy...


    The Best Gravy Boats of 2021

    Don't settle for bland and boring! Snag one of the best gravy boats on the market and wow your Thanksgiving...

    Watermelon Rind Preserves

    This is an old-fashioned recipe and a wonderful way to reduce food waste. Watermelon rind preserves are not like traditional...


    What Is Mole Sauce?

    Layered with flavor, (and labor-intensive!) mole sauce is a mysterious, delicious, intense blend that defies description. So let's try to...


    Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

    It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....


    Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

    This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it...


    Ginger Blueberry Jam

    2 reviews

    When I was very young, I watched my grandma make this jam in the kitchen. As I sneaked blueberries to...


    Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

    1 review

    Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


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    Best Ever Sweet Pickles

    4 reviews

    I pack away homegrown cucumbers every summer. This recipe is based on the pickled veggies in Brown Eggs and Jam...


    45 Blackberry Recipes Bursting with Juicy Flavor

    Delicious blackberry recipes transform this mini morsel into mouth-watering cobblers, jams, pies, parfaits and more. Grab a fork.

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    Tomato Apple Chutney

    During the fall and winter, I love to make different kinds of chutney to give as hostess gifts. Cook this...


    Pressure-Cooker Barbecued Beef Ribs

    2 reviews

    These tender, tangy ribs taste slow-cooked but are a cinch to make. They’re great for picnics as well as a...


    Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

    5 reviews

    We often think of sweet potatoes in a supporting role as a side dish, mashed, baked whole, cubed and roasted....


    Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

    6 reviews

    I've never cared that much for store bought barbecue sauce. I just like to make things myself from scratch including...


    Savory Steak Rub

    Marjoram stars in this recipe. I use the rub on a variety of beef cuts—it locks in the natural juices...


    Oven-Fried Pickles

    1 review

    Like deep-fried pickles? You'll love this unfried version even more. Dill pickle slices are coated with panko bread crumbs and...