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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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    Slow-Cooker Pinto Beans

    2 reviews

    I love pinto beans, but I always feel the flavor can easily turn too bland. I added a little this and a little that and came out with this amazing but easy slow-cooker pinto beans recipe. —Erica Vanderpool, Clarksville, Tennessee

    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...

    Cauliflower Tabbouleh

    This cauliflower tabbouleh recipe is super easy and fast to make. I love that I can offer it to my...

    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...

    Asian-Style Green Beans

    5 reviews

    These Asian-style green beans are a tasty addition to any meal. The flavors of sesame oil and soy sauce work...

    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

    Fruity Orange Dream

    1 review

    I learned this recipe from a fellow teacher when I was living in West Virginia. It's a standout for a...

    Apricot Fluff

    15 reviews

    When we were young mothers, I asked my best friend if she had a recipe for an easy ambrosia salad...

    Watermelon Shrimp Salad

    2 reviews

    Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love...

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    Pressure-Cooker Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes

    This squash is perfect as a side dish, or top it with canned tuna to serve it as an entree....

    Pressure-Cooker Buffalo Wing Potatoes

    1 review

    I was getting tired of mashed potatoes and baked spuds, so I decided to create something new. This potluck-ready recipe...

    Pressure-Cooker Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

    2 reviews

    Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to...

    Pressure-Cooker Homemade Chunky Applesauce

    2 reviews

    This homemade applesauce is simple and down-home delicious. My family loves the things I make from scratch, and it's so...

    Buffalo Wing Potatoes

    3 reviews

    I was getting tired of mashed and baked potatoes, so I decided to create something new. This potluck-ready recipe is...

    Ginger Green Beans

    1 review

    The bright gingery sauce on these green beans is delicious and so simple to whip up. It's perfection on either...

    Thyme-Roasted Carrots

    10 reviews

    Cutting the carrots lengthwise makes this dish look extra pretty. For a little more elegance and color, garnish with sprigs...

    Hawaiian Barbecue Beans

    6 reviews

    The ingredient list is short, but it’s creative. Guests rave and wonder about the unique flavor—fresh ginger is the tasty...

    Potluck German Potato Salad

    6 reviews

    This is a big hit at church potlucks. One man says he comes only so that he can eat my...

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    Vegetarian Cabbage Rolls

    12 reviews

    This marvelous meatless entree comes from my 89-year-old grandmother, who cooks a lot with grains, particularly bulgur. The zucchini is...

    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...

    Mint Watermelon Salad

    12 reviews

    I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick...

    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,...

    Beets in Orange Sauce

    6 reviews

    To ensure your family eats their veggies, why not top your beets with an irresistible orange glaze! —Taste of Home...

    Berry Nectarine Salad

    2 reviews

    I've been making this recipe for years. Whenever my family has a summer get-together, everyone requests it. The nectarines and...

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    Roasted Veggie Orzo

    12 reviews

    “My sister inspired this recipe. I added a few more spices, but the concept is hers. It's easy to vary,...

    Roasted Carrots with Thyme

    12 reviews

    These roasted carrots are so simple but always a hit. Cutting the carrots lengthwise makes this dish look extra pretty.—Deirdre...

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    Spicy Honey Mustard Green Beans

    I love fresh beans, but was getting tired of just steaming and eating them plain. So I whipped up this...

    Garlic-Mashed Rutabagas & Potatoes

    4 reviews

    My family absolutely loves mashed potatoes. I created this recipe to lighten up the calories and sneak in a serving...

    Zucchini and Summer Squash Side Dish

    5 reviews

    I’m trying to cut my risk for cardiac disease by changing the way I eat. This colorful sauteed zucchini and...

    Slow Cooker Bacon-Mushroom Dressing

    1 review

    My favorite stuffing uses a slow cooker, which helps when your oven's busy. It goes with everything from turkey to...