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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    Feta Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

    These tempting cheese-stuffed tomatoes are bursting with fresh flavor. Use the small end of a melon scoop to easily remove the pulp. —Laura LeRoy, Waxhaw, North Carolina

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    Fruit Salad in a Pineapple Boat

    3 reviews

    A sweet, summery treat that looks as good as it tastes! No one, young or old, will be able to...


    Huevos Diablos

    You'll think these eggs really do have a bit of devil's heat in them. For a milder version, remove the...


    Pineapple Boat with Fluffy Fruit Dip

    2 reviews

    At the root of this appetizer is a boatload of sweet, citrusy flavor. Children find the carved pineapple appealing and...


    Bear’s Picnic Veggie Dip

    5 reviews

    A colorful array of vegetables served with this delicious dip added more appealing finger food at the teddy bear theme...

    Caramel-Toffee Apple Dip

    1 review

    One of my dear friend's husband's who died of cancer loved this recipe. The outer circle of apples makes for...


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    Spiced Sour Cream Dip (with fruit)

    This slightly sweet dip is always a big hit at family gatherings. It's a nice addition to a brunch buffet....

    Melon Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

    This salad is so refreshing because of the delicious ripe melon. The dressing is also very good on spinach.—Priscilla Gilbert,...


    Mediterranean Penne Salad

    If you're looking for a dish that adds color and flavor to your menu, you've found it! In this chilled...


    Colorful Coleslaw

    We enjoy the interesting blend of flavors and textures in this crisp cabbage slaw. It adds nice color and refreshing...


    Greek Crostini

    Here's a spin on traditional bruschetta. Greek vinaigrette and ingredients make these crostinis one of a kind.—Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma

    Spinach Salad with Penne

    Loaded with fresh greens, this delightful pasta salad fits the season perfectly. Lynnell Lowney - Waunakee, Wisconsin


    Lemon Breakfast Parfaits

    2 reviews

    I serve these lively, layered parfaits as a refreshing start to a busy day. You can make the couscous mixture...


    Broccoli Slaw with Lemon Dressing

    11 reviews

    Our family absolutely loves broccoli, so I'm so happy there's finally a slaw mix in stores that uses broccoli stems....


    Holiday Party Deviled Eggs

    My family's enjoyed these tidbits for many years and for good reason— the eggs are just delicious. What's the secret?...


    Oat-Topped Raspberry Muffins

    5 reviews

    These muffins are my family's favorite and can be made with blueberries as well. Serve them for breakfast with jam...

    Berry Yogurt Cups

    3 reviews

    Blueberries and strawberries jazz up plain yogurt in this perfect-for-summer, easy dessert. Use this combination, or any of your favorite...


    Hawaiian Fruit Salad

    9 reviews

    A simple dressing made with flavored yogurt coats this refreshing combination of fresh and canned fruit. It looks spectacular when...


    Quick Blueberry Spinach Salad

    I came up with recipe while trying to use up blueberries that I didn't want to go to waste. The...


    Red, White and Blueberry Salad

    Lovely and layered, this delightful gelatin salad rounds out any meal fruitfully. "Originally my grandmother's recipe. I regularly make it...


    Chocolate Fruit Dip

    7 reviews

    I've been told I'm not allowed to come to neighborhood parties unless I bring this dip! It's always a big...


    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...


    Streusel-Topped Blueberry Muffins

    5 reviews

    I received this recipe from my sister-in-law and it has become one of my favorites. I love blueberries so these...


    Berry Brunch Strata

    I wanted a simple way to use strawberries and blueberries in a breakfast recipe, so I created this strata. It's...

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    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...


    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....


    Cream-Filled Strawberries

    20 reviews

    "These plump berries filled with a creamy pudding mixture are so elegant-looking and luscious-tasting that they're perfect for parties or...


    Berry Waldorf Salad

    My family and I love this berry salad. The cardamom lends a slightly exotic flavor, while tart cranberries keep the...


    Dad’s Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

    15 reviews

    My dad makes blueberry pancakes for us every Saturday without fail. The combination of oats, cornmeal and buttermilk in the...


    Caramel Apple and Brie Skewers

    3 reviews

    I'm a caterer, and this is one of my best-selling appetizers. The shortcut of using prepared caramel makes these little...