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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    Boston Lettuce with Roasted Red Onions

    Forget boring tossed salads! This Boston lettuce salad will have your guests asking for the recipe. Top with bacon, or...


    Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

    This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing....


    Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

    This Thai salad is very fresh and flavorful. The peanut garnish adds a satisfying crunch. —James Schend,


    Grilled Tuna Salad

    I love serving this tuna spinach salad! Tuna steaks are quick to cook and delicious, and although they’re pretty inexpensive,...

    Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Dressing

    7 reviews

    This simple salad is an elegant side dish for any menu. With a blend of fresh pears and warm, comforting...


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    Ginger-Peanut Green Bean Salad

    This green bean recipe showcases crisp, fresh-from-the-garden produce with a zesty peanut vinaigrette. Red jalapenos and chopped nuts add interesting...

    Flat Iron Steak Salad

    1 review

    My steak salad with avocado and radishes is a big plate of summer deliciousness. I sometimes add dried cranberries and...


    Red, White and Blue Summer Salad

    7 reviews

    Caprese salad and fresh fruit always remind me of summer. In this salad, I combine traditional Caprese flavors with summer...


    Strawberry-Avocado Tossed Salad

    4 reviews

    Delicious and beautiful! Strawberries and avocado on top of romaine drizzled with a honey vinaigrette dressing. Perfect with a grilled...


    Strawberry Tarragon Chicken Salad

    5 reviews

    After thinking about creating this salad for some time, one spring I used my homegrown strawberries and fresh tarragon to...

    Butternut Squash Panzanella Salad

    1 review

    This colorful salad is easy to make—and it's even easier if you use precut chunks of butternut squash. You can...


    Sweet Potato Panzanella

    This is my favorite lunch dish during the fall season. Every bite is filled with flavor and texture, but it...


    Thai Chicken and Orange Salad

    2 reviews

    A creamy peanut butter dressing provides a Thai twist to this main dish chicken salad. You if you have leftover...


    Zucchini Panzanella Salad

    5 reviews

    I learned how to make panzanella from my friend's grandmother. Once I discovered how to make the perfect vinaigrette, it...


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    Summer Salad by the Lake

    4 reviews

    I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...

    Veggie Steak Salad

    4 reviews

    This salad just explodes with flavors. It's easy and quick to prepare, tastes delicious, and is a healthy dinner all...


    Festive Tossed Salad with Feta

    2 reviews

    I serve this colorful salad when we have guests over for dinner because it goes with just about any main...


    Chicken Nicoise Salad

    This salad makes it easy to eat what’s good for you. It’s versatile, so you can use asparagus in place...


    Potluck Taco Salad

    16 reviews

    I found this recipe in an old school cookbook, and I've taken it to many potlucks since then. The layers...


    Layered Summertime Salad

    2 reviews

    Luscious layers of pasta and veggies make up this super summer salad that can be prepared ahead of time for...


    Beef Tenderloin Salad

    1 review

    Slices of tender beef, fresh asparagus and juicy tomatoes high-light this attractive main-dish salad from our Test Kitchen.


    My Favorite Avocado Salad

    4 reviews

    Tangy lime dressing is the perfect topper for this avocado salad. Toasted walnuts make for crunchy goodness, but try it...


    BLT Salad with Pasta

    10 reviews

    “This simple pasta salad is great for gatherings and a favorite of everyone I know! I like to keep the...


    Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing

    1 review

    My family enjoys this refreshing salad during the spring and summer months. Sweet strawberries balance the slightly tart balsamic dressing....

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    Garden Spinach-Potato Salad

    Not only is this summer side dish something to look at, it's a treat for the taste buds, too. The...


    Favorite Layered Salad

    4 reviews

    This salad offers the best that summer produce has to offer, and it looks so beautiful layered in a glass...


    Strawberry & Pecan Salad

    1 review

    It is always a crowd-pleaser when I bring it to a potluck at school...I never have to bring leftover home.—Sharon...


    Berry Delightful Spinach Salad

    5 reviews

    A homemade dressing and sugared pecans dress up this fruit-filled green salad. When fresh berries are out of season, try...


    Grilled Romaine Hearts

    5 reviews

    Romaine is a great companion for a grilled medium rare steak, but don’t leave it on the grill too long,...


    Italian Chicken Salad Cups

    Everyone loves chicken salad, but this mayo-free version always stands out. Cooking the chicken in the crockpot gives it so...