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 Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

2 reviews

Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to eat canned black-eyed peas again! Serve the dish as a side with grilled chicken, or make it your main course and round out the meal with greens and cornbread. —Tammie Merrill, Wake Forest, NC

Best Ever Beans and Sausage

31 reviews

When my wife asks what she should make for a gathering, she's always told to bring this—and a couple of...


Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon

15 reviews

A real Southern favorite, black-eyed peas are traditionally served on New Year's Day to bring good luck. The bacon and...


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Southern Hoppin’ John

13 reviews

This is a quick and easy side dish that will become a favorite of your family.—Anne Creech, Kinston, North Carolina


Classic Texas Caviar

7 reviews

I adapted this texas caviar from one in a cookbook I received a long time ago, and now, I can't...

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One-Pot Casserole

One day when I wasn't the mood to cook, I threw some things together, put the casserole in a pan...


Black-Eyed Pea Salad

3 reviews

Each time I take this dish to a church supper, I get many, many requests to share the recipe. My...

Party Time Beans

23 reviews

A friend brought this colorful bean dish to my house for a church circle potluck dinner. As soon as I...


Big-Batch Baked Beans

2 reviews

"All in the family" is how Kathy Herron describes her tasty baked beans. "My mom got the recipe from my...


Tangy Baked Seven Beans

3 reviews

Everyone needs a go-to side dish for school events, picnics and potlucks. Here's mine. Freeze leftovers for future outings. —Rod...


Black-Eyed Pea Tomato Salad

3 reviews

Spending time in the kitchen with my late aunt was so much fun because she was an amazing cook and...

Caribbean Potato Soup

11 reviews

My bright and hearty soup features an unusual blend of ingredients, including okra, kale and black-eyed peas. No kale on...


Black-Eyed Peas ‘n’ Pasta

2 reviews

Tradition has it that if you eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day, you'll enjoy prosperity all year through—but I...


Vibrant Black-Eyed Pea Salad

6 reviews

My black-eyed pea salad reminds me of a Southern cooking class my husband and I took while visiting Savannah, Georgia....