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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    Easy Pickled Apples

    These easy pickled apples are perfect alongside a pork entree or salad, or with a charcuterie cheese board. —Rashanda Cobbins,...

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    Spiced Amaretto Cranberry Sauce

    Looking for a cranberry sauce recipe with amaretto? Amaretto elevates this classic holiday side. The almond flavor supplies a unique...

    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....

    Cranberry Orange Sauce

    In about 20 minutes, with just a few ingredients, you can have the freshest cranberry orange sauce you've ever tasted....

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    Cranberry-Apple Spritzer

    This is an easy cranberry-apple spritzer to make for your guests for the holidays. Serve it hot or cold. —Courtney...

    Quinoa, Fresh Fig & Honey-Balsamic Parfaits

    This quinoa yogurt parfait is special to me because of its wholesome ingredients. Quinoa is gluten-free, which is good for...

    Slow-Cooker Citrus Carrots

    3 reviews

    These carrots are yummy and so simple to make. The recipe is from my mom, who tweaked it a bit...

    Pressure-Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

    2 reviews

    This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia

    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...

    Pressure-Cooker Herbed Turkey Breasts

    An array of flavorful herbs enhance tender turkey breasts in this juicy, comforting dish. —Laurie Mace, Los Osos, California

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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    3 reviews

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...

    Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    2 reviews

    Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet and...

    Finnish Mulled Wine

    1 review

    I found this recipe stuck in the pages of my Finnish grandmother's Bible. It takes 24 hours to make. Store...

    Tomato Apple Chutney

    1 review

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

    Homemade Pear Honey

    2 reviews

    Pear honey is an old recipe that's been passed down through families. We especially like it with hot biscuits and...

    Spiced Apple Cider Jelly Shots

    These spiced, spiked gelatin squares are sure to get the party started at fall get-togethers. If you’re going for the...

    Parmesan-Pretzel Crisps

    2 reviews

    I love this recipe because I usually have the ingredients on hand and it is so easy to prepare. It's...

    Whiskey-Brandy Slush

    It may be cold outside, but we like to serve this icy citrus drink for Christmas gatherings at our house....

    Apple-Spice Angel Food Cake

    14 reviews

    I dressed up an angel food cake mix with some nuts, spice and applesauce to make an easy and light...

    Slow-Cooked Turkey with Herbed Stuffing

    2 reviews

    I'm all for turkey dinner, especially around the holidays. A whole turkey won't fit in my slow cooker, so thank...

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    Hot Ginger Coffee

    7 reviews

    I like to sit by the fire and sip this coffee on a cold winter day. It's a wonderful warmup...

    Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    9 reviews

    My family begs me to make mashed sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love this recipe because it can...

    Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

    Much of the work for this soup can be done in advance, and it keeps all day in the slow...

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    Cran-Apple Turkey Skillet

    5 reviews

    You need only one skillet to pull off this delicious meal. Talk about simple! —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

    Low-Fat Tangy Tomato Dressing

    4 reviews

    This zesty blend is delicious over greens, pasta or fresh garden vegetables. I love that it's a healthier alternative to...

    Crispy Caribbean Veggie Wraps

    4 reviews

    Filled with a sweet potato mixture, these delicious wraps are great for vegetarians and they’re relatively high in fiber, too,...

    Roasted Honey Sweet Potatoes

    7 reviews

    Cinnamon and honey bring out the natural earthy sweetness of sweet potatoes in this simple, elegant side dish. —Laura Mifsud,...

    Fruited Punch

    3 reviews

    I've been making this for more years than I care to say, and I think this is the best punch...

    Bill’s Apple Butter

    4 reviews

    Since retiring, I have more time to tend to our 75 apple trees and to experiment in the kitchen. I...