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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    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched out and read up on what it was all about. This is one of the recipes I make that is really enjoyed by all at any time of the year. It is so colorful and a delightful side for any meal. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

    Pressure-Cooker Beef Osso Bucco

    Our beef osso bucco boasts a thick, savory sauce complemented by the addition of gremolata, a chopped herb condiment made...


    Air-Fryer Cumin Carrots

    Air-fryer carrots make a super side—big on flavor and a breeze to cook. Plus, I can actually get my husband...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...

    Shaker Herb ‘n’ Meatball Soup

    1 review

    Filling soups like this make it easy to get through cold New England winters. The meatballs are extra-easy because they...


    Ground Beef and Barley Soup

    20 reviews

    I came across this recipe years ago at a recipe exchange through a church group. The contributor didn't sign her...

    Best Carrot Cake

    8 reviews

    After a bite of this, you'll be on cloud nine. I love to bake this moist carrot cake recipe for...


    Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

    9 reviews

    This is a delicious cake-it's so moist! It's great for taking to picnics in summertime, since it travels well. It...


    German Vegetable Soup

    35 reviews

    My sister-in-law gave me this recipe—it's a nice thick soup. It does call for quite a few ingredients, but the...


    Moist Italian Turkey Breast

    This recipe renders some of the juiciest turkey I have ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree...

    Buttery Carrots

    My mother made this recipe often when I was growing up. She got it from a friend who was a...


    Carrot Nut Cake

    5 reviews

    Mark and I planned to be wed on a mountain on a friend's ranch, but a snowstorm sent us to...


    Carrot Chowder

    7 reviews

    My husband's grandmother passed this recipe on to us, and it's just wonderful—especially with a basket of warm, fresh bread...


    Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

    I love to serve lighter desserts that will satisfy those with a sweet tooth. I make these every Christmas Eve,...


    Moist Carrot Cupcakes

    12 reviews

    If your kids think they don’t like carrots, just wait until these cinnamon-scented, lightly frosted little cakes hit the table....

    Holiday Glazed Carrots

    When I took over the holiday cooking in my house a few years ago, these Brandy-glazed carrots became a new...


    Garlic Mushroom French Beef Stew

    Special and sensational are words that come to mind to describe this stew. One bite and you'll know why. It...


    Broccoli-Carrot Vegetable Dip

    Here's a great choice when you want to lighten up your holiday buffet. Reduced-fat ingredients keep things on the healthier...


    Italian Vegetable Bowl

    I love to fix this hamburger vegetable stew on chilly fall and winter days. The tasty variety of ingredients and...


    Carrot Cream Cheese Spread

    For a change-of-pace snack with a boost of nutrition from carrots, try this spread. "Our favorite way to use it...


    Very Veggie Lasagna

    9 reviews

    I concocted this quick and easy recipe to use up some of the abundant fresh produce from my garden. When...


    Potluck Pasta Soup

    2 reviews

    In an attempt to duplicate a soup served at an Italian restaurant, I came up with this recipe. Friends and...


    Hearty Baked Stew

    1 review

    My mother has been making this stew since the 1940s and prepared it for our family many times through the...

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    Veggie Party Pizza

    1 review

    "I originally made this yummy veggie pizza to share with a friend who was watching her cholesterol," says Laura Kadlec...


    Savory Winter Soup

    9 reviews

    Even my father, who doesn't particularly like soup, enjoys my full-flavored version of traditional vegetable soup. He asked me to...


    Mini Carrot Cakes with Cranberry Caramel Sauce

    This recipe was inspired by two classic favorites, carrot cake and pineapple upside-down cake. Of course, gorgeous and delicious cranberries...


    Carrot Coin Casserole

    2 reviews

    When I started using this comforting casserole recipe 25 years ago, it was just a creamed vegetable dish. Over time,...


    Cheesy Vegetable Medley

    4 reviews

    Can't decide whether to cook vegetables or pasta for a side dish? Try combining them in this medley. It received...


    Carrot Cake Doughnuts

    2 reviews

    For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...