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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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    Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

    This 15-minute Chicken Salad Chick copycat recipe has become one of my very favorite meals. But it needn’t even be a meal! The chicken salad is so scrumptious on crackers or as the dip on a crudite platter. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California

    Air-Fryer Chicken Legs

    1 review

    For years, I tried to find the perfect bottled barbecue sauce for chicken legs. After a few years, I threw...

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...

    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    3 reviews

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...

    Crispy Ranch Fried Chicken

    2 reviews

    It's almost impossible to improve crispy fried chicken. A sprinkling of ranch dressing mix in the coating makes it happen,...

    Bacon Buffalo Chicken Dip

    4 reviews

    This Buffalo dip is must-have dish at our annual Fourth of July backyard barbecue! It celebrates America's love for Buffalo...

    Grilled Pineapple Chicken

    2 reviews

    A trip to Hawaii is easy with this juicy grilled pineapple chicken. Simply give it a quick marinade, fire up...

    Chicken Parmesan Burgers

    9 reviews

    A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor....

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    Grilled Chicken Ranch Burgers

    13 reviews

    This is one of the most fantastic, flavorful burgers I've ever made. Ranch is a favorite in dips and dressings,...

    Strawberry Tarragon Chicken Salad

    5 reviews

    After thinking about creating this salad for some time, one spring I used my homegrown strawberries and fresh tarragon to...

    Spiced Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Butter

    1 review

    The spicy heat of the chicken pairs beautifully with the flavorful cilantro butter in this original recipe from Diane Halferty...

    Chicken Skewers with Cool Avocado Sauce

    8 reviews

    I’m always looking for lighter recipes to take on tailgate outings—and this one works fabulously for grilling. Just whip up...

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    Saucy Barbecue Drumsticks

    After searching for an out-of-this-world bottled barbecue sauce, I threw in the towel and stirred up my own with ketchup,...

    Speedy Chicken Marinade

    10 reviews

    This is the best "fooler" recipe I've ever used. It takes just a few minutes but looks like you fussed....

    Real Southern Fried Chicken

    4 reviews

    As a Yankee originally from Vermont, I didn't know one fried chicken from another. They all seemed pretty much the...

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    Stacey’s Famous BBQ Chicken

    This chicken is topped with a sticky, finger-lickin’ sauce that everyone—including my kids—loves. I make it in big batches now...

    Cilantro-Lime Chicken Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    You can use any type of bread or roll for this sandwich. We like the ciabatta, but have used other...

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    Red, White and Brew Slow-Cooked Chicken

    Thrifty whole chicken is cut up and simmered in a spicy tomato sauce. I serve it with crusty bread so...

    At-Attention Grilled Chicken

    11 reviews

    After years of making this recipe, I have yet to find a better grilled chicken. The cooking technique makes it...

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    Garlic Lime Chicken

    3 reviews

    "I love garlic, and this golden-brown chicken with its fragrant spices and citrus tang is an excellent way to showcase...

    Chicken Romaine Salad

    2 reviews

    Mom invented this colorful salad by combining romaine lettuce with toasted pecans, chicken strips, grapes, dried cranberries and cheddar cheese....

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    Perfect-Every-Thyme Chicken

    I prepare this often at shows when demonstrating how to cook on gas grills. People are always pleased with the...

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    Crispy Picnic Chicken

    Crackers, cheese and spices are all you need to create a coating that turns plain chicken into something special, according...

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    Sweet Honey-Lime Chicken

    You'll love this combination! With honey, white wine, lime juice and ginger, the chicken makes a spectacular, slightly sweet grilled...

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    Chicken Pita Salad

    I make this refreshing dish to take to family get-togethers. Its great Greek flavors and crispy chewiness guarantee it will...

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    Apricot Chicken Drumsticks

    10 reviews

    During the summer months, you can find my family gathered around the grill enjoying delicious dishes like this chicken recipe....

    Refreshing Grilled Chicken Salad

    3 reviews

    “This recipe is light, zippy and flavorful. It's a nice healthy salad that's great for a luncheon with friends.” And...

    Parmesan Baked Chicken

    12 reviews

    This no-fuss recipe has been a longtime hit with my family. After a few minutes of prep, the oven does...

    Summer Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

    6 reviews

    This best-of-the-season salad is guaranteed to be a hit! It's piled high with fresh fruits and veggies, chicken and greens,...

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    Sweet & Tangy Barbecued Chicken

    My family loves to grill in the summer, and this is our go-to recipe when hosting friends and family. Every...

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    Warm Greek Chicken Wraps

    I recently made this recipe for one of my cooking classes and everyone loved that they had a taste of...