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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    Million Dollar Cake

    Pineapple and mandarin oranges give this easy cake a refreshing, tropical twist. With cake mix and pudding mix as ingredients, it is a breeze to put together when you're short on prep time. Plus, it needs to chill before serving, so it's a perfect make-ahead dessert for potlucks and parties! —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Champagne Truffles

    Who can resist champagne truffles? Especially when they are so very easy to make! Serve them in gold foil candy...


    Duck with Brandy Bing Cherry Sauce

    Elegant, delicious and colorful, this French duck dish is perfect to serve for special occasions. —Francine Lizotte, Langley, British Columbia


    Sea Salt Sticks

    1 review

    When my daughter was in school, her class had a recipe exchange party. The kids would bring something to eat...


    21 Gorgeous Wedding Cake Toppers for Every Style

    Whether your wedding theme is modern, glam, rustic or something in between, these stunning wedding cake toppers will add a...

    10 Best Wedding Registry Sites and Stores for Your Big Day

    Before the wedding bells comes the wedding registry! Find the right place to register for all of your wish list...


    25 Kitchen Items to Add to Your Amazon Wedding Registry

    Building an Amazon wedding registry for your big day? Be sure to add these kitchen essentials that'll make cooking and...


    20 Ideas for Thoughtful Engagement Party Gifts

    These are the sweetest gifts for newly engaged couples, from a sparkling wine gift basket to celebration ice cream.


    30 Wedding Registry Ideas for Engaged Couples

    These wedding registry ideas are gifts you will love long after you say "I do."


    6 Traditional Wedding Gifts and Their Modern-Day Counterparts

    Have a wedding to attend and don't know what to get the newlyweds? We've got lots of ideas for traditional...

    Orange Sweet Rolls

    This orange sweet rolls recipe is so dependable—I make it a lot during the holidays because it’s quick and delicious....


    Rose Wine Cocktail

    This rose wine cocktail is an easy way to dress up wine for a party. Other fruit, like watermelon balls...


    22 Groomsmen Gifts (at Every Price Point!)

    These guys have been with you through thick and thin. Say thanks with these cool groomsmen gifts.


    25 Beautiful Bridesmaid Gifts (at Every Price Point!)

    Thank the ladies standing by your side with these fun bridesmaid gifts. We have ideas for personalized robes, candles, jewelry...


    25 Kitchen Wedding Gifts That Couples Are Still Using

    From Instant Pots to cast-iron skillets, these are the kitchen wedding gifts newlyweds truly need! Whether they're cooking date...

    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other...


    Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

    Indulge in this layer cake topped with rich buttercream—a vanilla lover's dream. I use pure vanilla extract for the best...


    How to Freeze Wedding Cake for Your First Anniversary

    This step-by-step guide for how to freeze wedding cake will help you celebrate your first anniversary with the tradition of...


    Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites

    These mushroom puff pastry bites make the perfect finger food. I even freeze them for a quick appetizer for unexpected...


    Chicken Bacon Triangles

    We host an annual Christmas party, and I whip up a new menu item every year. These golden chicken and...


    Wacky Argyle Cake

    This wacky cake will be the star of your ugly Christmas-sweater party. Have fun with the decorations, choosing the colors...


    Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Snack Mix

    3 reviews

    I love chocolate-covered strawberries, but that's a treat you want to make only on special occasions. With a little experimenting,...


    Wedding Anniversary Gifts: A Guide for What to Get Your Spouse for Every Milestone

    Stumped when it comes to wedding anniversary gifts? We've got you covered! We found fun, functional takes on traditional anniversary...


    20 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Want to Take Home

    Say thank you to your guests with unique wedding favors. We guarantee that these top picks won't be left behind...

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    20 Personalized Wedding Gifts for the Newlyweds’ Kitchen

    Their life together is just beginning, and these personalized wedding gifts for the kitchen will help newlyweds turn their house...


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    10 Clever Gifts Your Wedding Party Will Love

    Say 'I do' appreciate you with these unique wedding party gifts for bridesmaids and groomsmen.


    9 Unique Wedding Gifts You Never Thought of Before

    Wow the happy couple—and stand out from the rest of the guest list—with these unique wedding gifts!


    Orange Blossom Mint Refresher

    5 reviews

    I came up with this recipe because I'm not a fan of regular iced tea. This tea has the perfect...


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    60 Simple Wedding Food Ideas You Can Pull Off Without a Caterer

    Weddings can get expensive, so it's important to save money where you can—like by cutting out the cost of catering....


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    Marbled Meringue Hearts

    5 reviews

    Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...