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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Pressure-Cooker Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Scoops

1 review

I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and wanted a healthy Tex-Mex chicken appetizer. The dish can be made ahead of time, and leftovers make for a tasty next-day burrito filling. —Lori Terry, Chicago, Illinois

Mini Key Lime and Coconut Pies

7 reviews

Savor the flavor of Key Lime Pie with these individual muffin-size treats. They're great when you need to serve a...


Harvest Salad with Lime-Curry Dressing

A friend gave me this salad recipe to help me impress my new husband who loves citrus. We serve the...


Chili-Lime Snack Mix

1 review

Why buy a pricey bagged snack mix when you can easily make a better-tasting one at home? Create a Southwestern...


Steakhouse Strip Steaks with Chimichurri

Chilies and lime juice give this version of chimichurri sauce a zesty Southwest flair that’s dynamite with cumin-rubbed steaks. You’ve...

Jalapeno Poppers with Lime Cilantro Dip

8 reviews

Crispy and crunchy with a creamy filling, these little pepper bites always earn rave reviews. They're fit for any event,...


Cranberry Lime Sparkler

You just can’t beat a reliable punch recipe that has a mass appeal. The crimson color of this beverage is...

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Cornmeal Lime Cookies

3 reviews

Here’s something a little different for your platter of Christmas sweets. Cornmeal gives these light cookies crunch, and the tart...


Creamy Lime Potato Salad

7 reviews

Not only is this change-of-pace salad good served cold, but it is absolutely fantastic when it's warmed a tad. The...


Mango Orange Quencher

Serve this beautiful beverage at your next brunch in place of mimosas. Just chill the base an hour before adding...


Halibut with Citrus-Olive Sauce

This poached halibut is one of my favorite fish entrees. The lovely sweet-and-salty sauce has incredible flavor, texture and color.

Garlic Lime Shrimp

14 reviews

Our son, a restaurant owner, showed me how to make this quick shrimp and noodle dish zipped up with garlic...


Potato-Crab Cakes with Lime Butter

1 review

Very special, easy and absolutely delectable, these golden brown patties boast a citrusy lime butter topping—and loads of flavor. Emory...


Gimlet Bars

1 review

I love a tangy gimlet when the weather turns steamy—but these bars are just the thing when the craving hits...


Lime Garlic Shrimp

3 reviews

"For a delicious meal in minutes, try this colorful combination," suggests Audrey Thibodeau of Mesa, Arizona. "I put water on...


Crab Louie Lettuce Wraps

Party guests can mingle and enjoy these tasty portable lettuce wraps without having to juggle plates and forks. — Michael...

Pancetta-Wrapped Shrimp with Honey-Lime Glaze

3 reviews

Requested every year by my family during the holidays are these shrimp appetizers. We're all familiar with bacon-wrapped shrimp bites,...


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Chili-Lime Roasted Chickpeas

7 reviews

Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd-pleaser? You've found it! This zesty, crunchy chickpea recipe will...


Citrus Spiced Olives

1 review

Lemon, lime and orange bring a burst of sunny citrus flavor to marinated olives that are great for nibbling on...


Bold Citrus Shrimp

This is the only way my finicky teenagers will eat seafood. They love the robust citrus flavor of the skillet-prepared...


Paloma

2 reviews

Soon after I learned about this cocktail, I brought the ingredients to a family dinner at my parents'. The next...


Cilantro Shrimp Cups

The crunchy, tangy salad inside these shrimp cups is packed with flavor. Plus, the wonton wrappers make them easy to...


Roasted Lime Chicken

6 reviews

The subtle citrus flavor infused throughout this moist and baked lime chicken makes it a frequent request for family dinners....


Chili-Lime Chicken Wings

6 reviews

Who would have guessed that mixing maple syrup, chili sauce and lime juice would make chicken wings taste so good?...

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Ruby Rose Paloma

Rose water adds a delicate touch to citrusy grapefruit and lime. If you can't find rose water in your area,...


Festive Holiday Punch

1 review

This refreshing holiday punch has a gorgeous raspberry color and tangy flavor. To complete the magic, we garnish the glasses...


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Orange Chocolate Mousse Mirror Cake

1 review

A shiny, mirrorlike orange glaze covers a chocolate mousse cake to create a delicious show-stopping dessert your guests will be...


Lime Shortbread with Dried Cherries

22 reviews

This fresh, sweet-tart cookie also works with dried cranberries and orange zest. I freeze the dough for up to a...


Cilantro & Lime Chicken with Scoops

4 reviews

I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and I wanted a healthy Tex-Mex...


Lime Divine Tarts

5 reviews

Winter is prime time for limes, so why not showcase them at your holiday party? These cute cups are impressive...