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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    Florentine Ciabatta

    2 reviews

    I came up with this appetizer because of my love for white pizza. I've served my ciabatta pizza at many holiday parties, and it's always a big hit among both children and adults. —Noreen McCormick Danek, Cromwell, Connecticut

    Grilled Cheese, Apricot and Jalapeno Sandwich

    This grown-up grilled cheese recipe hits the spot with sweet and spicy add-ins like apricot jelly and jalapeno peppers. —Josh...


    Hot Antipasto Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    I usually make this popular dish as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers. But I also like to serve it with...


    Crescent Samosas

    1 review

    Tender, buttery crescents surround a delicious filling, making these appetizers a real standout. No one will guess that they're light!...


    Fried Chicken and Pulled Pork Cornbread Poppers

    These fun little apps are an instant conversation starter wherever they're served. We love them on game day, but they'd...

    Pulled Turkey Tenderloin

    Not your ordinary pulled turkey sandwich, this one shines thanks to its unique yogurt sauce. Serve the turkey by itself...


    Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

    3 reviews

    You’ll want to capture the rich flavor of roasted tomato, pepper, onion and garlic in this colorful soup. Add cubed...

    Smoked Gouda & Swiss Chard Strata

    2 reviews

    I shared this impressive strata with friends at their new home. For special occasions, change up the veggies and cheese....


    Mushroom & Onion Crescents

    4 reviews

    I knew these stuffed crescents were keepers when my husband ate most of the filling before I could roll it...


    Antipasto Braid

    1 review

    We're fans of Mediterranean food, so this play on antipasto is a favorite in my family. Meat and cheese make...


    Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    I have fond memories of my mother in the kitchen preparing her amazing beef dip sandwiches. They always made our...

    Sicilian Overstuffed Sandwich Wedges

    For a casual holiday lunch or supper, you'll have a guaranteed winner with this stacked-high, Italian-style sandwich. I like the...


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    Mediterranean Dip with Garlic Pita Chips

    This deliciously different dip is one of those recipes that’s so good, you keep trying to find new ways to...


    Olive & Roasted Pepper Bruschetta

    1 review

    I've tried many versions of bruschetta but think this recipe contains the perfect blend of ingredients. It's super easy, and...


    Pigskin Barbecue

    2 reviews

    I've taken these saucy sandwiches to potlucks and tailgate parties with our polo club...and served them at our own backyard...


    Grilled Eggplant Pepper Sandwiches

    8 reviews

    I love eggplant! These savory, filling sandwiches give the vegetable new meaning. One bite, and you're hooked. Even my grandchildren...

    Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    Pick a dark, malty lager for simmering the sausages. Grill ’em, split ’em and load ’em on toasted buns with...


    Mom’s Dynamite Sandwiches

    6 reviews

    Whenever we had a family get-together and my mom had a lot of people to feed, she'd make her delicious...


    Red Pepper Green Bean Roll-Ups

    2 reviews

    Delicious and healthy, this appetizer is a yummy way to eat green beans. The roll-ups can be prepared ahead of...


    Stuffed Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

    1 review

    Not your ordinary grilled cheese, these sandwiches are all grown up! Made with a comforting combination of jalapenos, roasted garlic,...


    Beef ‘n’ Pepper Bread Slices

    These festive French bread slices topped with roast beef, red peppers and melted cheese are simple to make and a...


    Grilled Stuffed Turkey Burgers

    8 reviews

    You'll get a burst of flavor with every bite of these hearty burgers. Not a fan of ground turkey? This...


    Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    Use some of your fresh garden bounty to build these hearty, unique subs. Basil-lemon mayo adds terrific flavor. —Kathy Hewitt,...


    Potluck Sloppy Joes

    7 reviews

    For a change of pace, Rick suggests swapping out the green pepper in these tasty sloppy joes for an Anaheim,...

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    Confetti Cornbread

    3 reviews

    My grandmother Virginia always served Southwest cornbread. To honor her, I created a recipe that cuts down on the chopping...


    Barbecue Brats & Peppers

    6 reviews

    We live in brat country, and this barbecue-style recipe feeds a crowd. The sauce gives it a welcome change from...


    All-American Sausage and Pepper Sliders

    5 reviews

    In the ballpark keep one hand free for a fly ball. Learn from this and make sausage and pepper hero...


    Roasted Vegetable Strata

    5 reviews

    With the abundance of zucchini my family has in the fall, this is the perfect dish to use some of...


    Super Supper Hero

    1 review

    Here's a hearty handheld meal you can eat on the go or pack for a picnic. Serve this versatile sandwich...


    Chili in Bread Bowls

    8 reviews

    Some say you can have your cake and eat it, too...I say eat your chili and the bowl, too! I...