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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    Lemon Macarons

    These light and airy lemon macarons are perfect for special occasions or to give as gifts. —Josh Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    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...

    Million Dollar Cake

    1 review

    Pineapple and mandarin oranges give this easy cake a refreshing, tropical twist. With cake mix and pudding mix as ingredients,...

    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

    1 review

    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...

    20 Gorgeous Wedding Cake Toppers for Every Style

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

    11 Best Wedding Registry Sites and Stores for Your Big Day

    Before the wedding bells comes the wedding registry! Find the best place to register for wedding gifts and all of...

    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 bring joy to...

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    24 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.

    20 Best Wedding Registry Ideas, According to a 2023 Bride

    You'll love these wedding registry ideas—hand-picked by our Senior Shopping Editor—long after you say "I do."

    12 Traditional Wedding Gifts Couples Still Love Today

    Old-school needn't mean outdated! The newlyweds will welcome these traditional wedding gifts and cherish them for years to come.

    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

    2 reviews

    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,...

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    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...

    21 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Want to Take Home

    Say thank you to your guests with unique wedding favors. We guarantee these wedding thank you gifts won't be left...

    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.

    15 Unique Wedding Gifts That the Couple Won’t Have on Their Registry

    Impress the guests of honor—and stand out from the rest—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...