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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    Banana Blender Pancakes

    This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and easy to mix, pour and wash up. Feel free to experiment with different favorite fruits. Serve with butter and syrup. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

    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...


    Chocolate-Cherry Cream Crepes

    1 review

    My 17-year old son calls me a gourmet cook whenever I make his favorite crepes. Sometimes, for a change, I...


    Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

    There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...


    Chicken Broccoli Crepes

    3 reviews

    When I organized food and nutrition training for our county 4-H’ers, we had cooking demonstrations representing different countries. We chose...

    Rustic Ribeyes

    Since I usually have the ingredients on hand, these succulent ribeyes are a “regular” from my kitchen. But the tender...


    Seafood Pasta Sauce

    Something's fishy around Michelle Van Aller's kitchen and her husband isn't a bit suspicious! "When I make low-fat, high taste...

    Caramel Cream Crepes

    5 reviews

    Created by our Test Kitchen, these lovely, homemade crepes with a creamy caramel filling are a cinch to whip up...


    Fruity Dessert Crepe

    1 review

    This sweet and refreshing, fruit-topped crepe sent in by Virginia Decker of Mojave, California will be an impressive supper-time or...


    Caramelized Grapefruit Salad

    3 reviews

    Grapefruit segments are treated to a slight caramelization in a hot skillet just before topping this colorful salad. It’s finished...


    Caramel Cream Crepes for 2

    1 review

    Created by our Test Kitchen, these lovely, homemade crepes are a cinch to whip up, and the creamy caramel filling...

    Veal with Mushroom-Wine Sauce

    A tender and flavorful main course, Veal with Mushroom-Wine Sauce, brings a touch of elegance to the dinner table. “This...


    Sherried Artichoke Chicken

    3 reviews

    Featuring a mushroom-tarragon gravy, Kathy Peters’ no-fuss entree is ideal for dinner parties and weeknight suppers alike. “The chicken is...


    Strawberry Mascarpone Crepes

    11 reviews

    These lovely strawberry crepes were my mom's Sunday morning specialty. She grew all her own herbs, including plenty of basil...


    Fruit ‘n’ Cream Crepes

    3 reviews

    Ruth Kaercher, Hudsonville, Michigan, sent this creamy crepes recipe.


    Strawberry Rhubarb Crepes

    1 review

    "A strawberry fan makes a lovely garnish for this spring dessert," says Susan McDonald, Germantown, Tennessee. "It's ideal for a...

    Ruby Chicken

    5 reviews

    Treat a loved one to this tender chicken topped with plump cranberries and simmered in a spicy orange sauce. I...


    Lemon Chicken and Peppers

    2 reviews

    Store-bought packages of lemon-pepper chicken breasts speed assembly of this main dish. From Evansville, Indiana, Gertrudis Miller writes, “I usually...


    Cran-Apricot Pork Chops

    1 review

    The bright jewel colors of cranberries and apricots make these chops something special and reflect the stunning fall foliage in...


    Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Sauce

    Since my husband hates leftovers and there are just the two of us, I always try to pare recipes down...


    Banana Rum Sundaes for Two

    1 review

    You can serve this mouthwatering dessert any time because it takes just minutes to make. The warm, sweet fruit and...


    Makeover Beef Stroganoff

    12 reviews

    I trimmed the calories, fat and sodium in a classic stroganoff, and my comfy, cozy version still tastes like a...


    Tiramisu Crepes

    6 reviews

    Delicate crepes, filled with creamy mascarpone cheese and laced with vanilla and a hint of coffee liqueur, always make for...


    Red Velvet Crepe Cakes

    14 reviews

    It's well worth the time to make this beautiful and delicious cake. Each moist layer is separated by a rich...

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    Chocolate French Toast

    1 review

    Try this yummy treat for a special breakfast or brunch. The layer of chocolate hidden inside makes a wonderful flavor...


    Decadent Chocolate Crepe Cake

    3 reviews

    No other dessert has wowed family and friends the way this stunning crepe cake did the first time I made...


    Elegant Pork Marsala

    18 reviews

    Wine and mushrooms lend elegance to this oh-so-simple pork dish. Use pre-sliced mushrooms and minced garlic to save time. Cleanup...


    Parmesan, Walnut & Arugula Baskets

    3 reviews

    Want to impress your guests? Serve up salad in crispy Parmesan baskets and just watch the reaction! —Anna Maria Wharton,...


    Citrus Steaks

    2 reviews

    Brighten up those cold winter nights with a burst of citrus! Clementines and beef make a delicious pairing in this...


    Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken with Apricot Glaze

    8 reviews

    “My original version of this recipe used several tablespoons of butter versus a tablespoon of olive oil. It also used...