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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California Burger Wraps

1 review

I love the way these fresh flavors blend together. It's a snap to throw this together using leftover burgers for a quick, healthy lunch. The burgers can also be served on buns. —Rachelle McCalla, Batesville, Arkansas

Cauliflower Lettuce Salad

2 reviews

This crispy crunchy salad captures the flavor of seven-layer salad with a few less layers and fuss. This is one...


Boston Lettuce Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Spinach gives this luscious, fresh-tasting salad dressing its green color. The slightly licorice flavor from the tarragon complements the salad...


Honey-Pecan Kiwi Salad

4 reviews

This dish won second place in a summer salad recipe feature published in our local newspaper. But it takes first...


Chicken Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

4 reviews

I find myself turning to this quick and easy chicken salad for many weeknight dinners. It’s the perfect combination of...

Layered Garden Bean Salad

2 reviews

For easy entertaining, cover and refrigerate the salad a few hours before guests arrive so you don't have to bother...


Company Green Salad

6 reviews

I partially put this salad together and take the remaining ingredients (candied nuts, seeds, rice noodles and dressing) to mix...

Savory BLT Cheesecake

7 reviews

Did you know that cheesecake could be savory instead of sweet? Tomato and green onions mixed with cream cheese is...


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BLT Waffle Sliders

4 reviews

Craving a BLT for breakfast? Try a deliciously different version that features crisp bacon and fresh tomatoes between two golden...


Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

9 reviews

We wanted something cool for lunch one summer day, so I tossed together whatever I had in the refrigerator. This...


Caesar Salad in Peppered Parmesan Bowls

4 reviews

This cheese bowl salad looks impressive but is a cinch to make. I won't tell if you don't! —Melissa Wilkes,...

White Bean Tuna Salad with Vinaigrette

I love tuna, and this recipe is a great way to use good old canned tuna--and it's great to share!...


Sausage Cobb Salad Lettuce Wraps

1 review

I substituted sausage for the bacon to make a lettuce roll-up your family and friends will adore. It’s flavorful, crunchy...


Bacon-Tomato Salad

5 reviews

We love this wonderful bacon salad that tastes like a piled-high BLT without the time or effort. You can make...


Layered Salad for a Crowd

13 reviews

This salad is a favorite of my three sons. I took it to a luncheon honoring our school district’s food...


Grilled Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

3 reviews

"This recipe makes a great summer dinner," says Gretchen Perkins of Richmond, Virginia. It's also fits in nicely to a...

Grilled Scallop Salad

In Henry, Illinois, Dennis Reed creates this green salad with scallops, asparagus, bacon and walnuts. The recipe calls for prepared...


Mexican Shrimp Salad

2 reviews

Yummy shrimp for a salad, but you could also serve it with tortillas or with Mexican rice. Jalapeno and chili...


Tarragon Lettuce Salad

I found this recipe in a packet of materials that came with some butter lettuce seeds several years ago. It...


Watercress & Orange Salad

Keep this recipe handy when you need to make a special salad quickly. The flavorful vinaigrette adds a refreshing touch...


BLT Bow Tie Pasta Salad

25 reviews

This is one of our favorite cold pasta salad recipes. I first tried it at a family reunion, and...


Favorite Fruit Salad

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, especially when our four children and nine grandchildren come to visit....


Northwest Salmon Salad

4 reviews

I love that I can use my favorite Northwest ingredients—fresh salmon, blueberries and hazelnuts—all in one recipe. The salmon and...


My Favorite Avocado Salad

4 reviews

Tangy lime dressing is the perfect topper for this avocado salad. Toasted walnuts make for crunchy goodness, but try it...

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Make-Ahead Hearty Six-Layer Salad

14 reviews

This salad is an all-time favorite. I reach for the recipe whenever I need a dish to pass. It’s easy...


Cobb Salad

17 reviews

Made on the fly by Hollywood restaurateur Bob Cobb in 1937, the Cobb salad is a world-famous American dish. Here's...


Bacon Caesar Salad

1 review

Family and friends always say my Caesar salad rivals any restaurant version. The addition of bacon lends a slightly smoky...


Curried Olive Egg Salad

4 reviews

Accessorizing the humble egg salad sandwich with olives, curry powder and celery seed really bumps up the flavor of lunch....


Moo Shu Lettuce Cups

2 reviews

I took ordinary ground beef and turned it into a new classic. Sweet and savory flavors that make this dish...