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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    Strawberry Buttermilk Skillet Shortcake

    5 reviews

    This scratch-made strawberry buttermilk cake is a family favorite. The recipe is over 100 years old, and I remember my grandma making it. We still carry on the family tradition by making this old-fashioned recipe each summer. —Claudia Lamascolo, Melbourne, Florida

    Lemon Blackberry Tortilla French Toast

    2 reviews

    This twist on crepes is tart-sweet with a creamy lemon filling and juicy blackberries. Think of this as a cross...

    Cast-Iron Cherry-Berry Peach Pie

    I had an overabundant supply of cherries one year, so I adapted several recipes to use them up. I knew...

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    Peach and Berry Cobbler

    3 reviews

    This is one of my favorite summer recipes, as it features peaches and berries that are in season. But it's...

    Cornmeal Towers with Strawberries & Cream

    My kids love to help make these towers. They measure, mix, whisk and build stacks. It's a family custom and...

    Pork and Balsamic Strawberry Salad

    1 review

    Serving this entree salad gives me hope that warmer days aren't too far off. If strawberries aren't in season yet,...

    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...

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Strawberry Sauce

    17 reviews

    Pork tenderloin paired with strawberries is a heavenly match, made even more special with a tangy feta garnish. Serve with...

    Strawberry Banana Crepes

    9 reviews

    My family often has company over for breakfast or brunch, and these light fruit-topped crepes are our favorite. The sweet...

    Fritters with Lemon Mousse and Strawberries

    Deep-fried fritters are wonderful on their own, but they become over-the-top amazing with a creamy lemon mousse and sweet strawberries....

    Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

    1 review

    Each year for my husband's birthday I make him a different lemon cake (a tradition started by his mother). A...

    Berry Coulis with Dutch Pancakes

    1 review

    My husband makes his mom's crepe-like Dutch pancakes with our kids on Saturdays. I came up with the berry sauce,...

    Fruity Pull-Apart Bread

    4 reviews

    Who doesn't love to start the day with monkey bread? This skillet version is packed with bright berries and dolloped...

    Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast with Berry Topping

    2 reviews

    I love making this rich and delicious French toast for my family. With a warm, creamy filling of mascarpone cheese...

    Fruit ‘n’ Cream Crepes

    3 reviews

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

    Strawberry Creme Crepes

    18 reviews

    I always feel like a French chef when I serve these pretty crepes. Although they take a little time to...

    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...

    Pork Tenderloin with Three-Berry Salsa

    2 reviews

    My husband came home from a work meeting that had served pork with a spicy blueberry salsa. He was amazed...

    Harvest Squash Casserole

    1 review

    This is a healthy recipe flavored with autumn cranberries and pecans. It goes very well with a roasted turkey and...

    Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake Doughnuts

    2 reviews

    Pumpkin and cranberry really say holiday in these moist, spiced-filled doughnuts. They are so good—try not to eat them all...

    Skillet Blueberry Slump

    9 reviews

    My mother-in-law made a slump of wild blueberries with dumplings and served it warm with a pitcher of farm cream....

    Cran-Apple Cobbler

    My cranberry-packed cobbler is the crowning glory of many of our late fall and winter meals. My family isn't big...

    Turkey Croquettes with Cranberry Salsa

    4 reviews

    This recipe is a great way to use up leftover turkey after the holidays.—Jacque Capurro, Anchorage, Alaska

    Blueberry-Peach Shortcakes

    2 reviews

    I like to freeze half of the shortcakes to enjoy later. With its juicy peaches, ripe blueberries and fresh basil,...

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    So Very Berry Brie

    11 reviews

    I needed to make something quick for a wine and cheese party, and had a bounty of berries on hand....

    Crunchy Romaine Strawberry Salad

    22 reviews

    This is such an impressive salad! It’s been a hit with people of all ages at every get-together we’ve ever...

    Fruit-Filled French Toast Wraps

    11 reviews

    Here’s my go-to whenever we have brunch guests. If I have extra berries, I just make a fruit salad for...

    Chocolate Crepes with Raspberry Sauce

    9 reviews

    Everyone at the table will feel special eating this scrumptious treat. Seemingly rich and decadent, these crepes are just 2...

    Cranberry-Apple Pork Chops

    1 review

    These colorful, sweet-tart chops deliver seasonal flavors in each bite! —Katie Shireman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Cranberry Maple Chicken

    3 reviews

    Cranberries and a hint of maple syrup make a sweet sauce for these easy chicken breast halves. They’re a quick...