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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    Thai Meatball Soup

    3 reviews

    This son-approved, Thai-inspired soup—with meatballs, kale, carrots and creamy coconut milk—is warm deliciousness on a chilly day. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois

    Spicy Roasted Carrot Hummus

    1 review

    This is a wonderful appetizer for Easter, Mother’s Day or any spring gathering. The roasted carrots give this hummus such...


    Slow-Cooker Oxtail Soup

    3 reviews

    This wonderfully rich slow-cooker oxtail soup will warm your soul and your taste buds. Oxtail stew is a favorite family...


    How to Make Carrot Cake as Good as Grandma’s

    Filling your house with the sweet smell of freshly baked carrot cake is way easier than you might think.


    Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

    4 reviews

    Satisfy everyone during the holidays with this side that mixes carrots with pistachios and raisins. It's gluten free, vegan and...


    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    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...


    Indian Rice and Carrot Pudding

    This Indian carrot pudding recipe is rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. —Daljeet Singh, Coral Springs, Florida

    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    1 review

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...


    Matzo Ball Soup

    This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    5 reviews

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


    Slow-Cooker Citrus Carrots

    3 reviews

    These carrots are yummy and so simple. The recipe is from my mom, who tweaked it a bit to suit...


    Rutabaga Carrot Casserole

    This scoop-able side with its sweet, crunchy topping makes a delightful alternative to the traditional sweet potato casserole. —Joan Hallford,...

    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    1 review

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


    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...


    Carrot, Parsnip and Potato Gratin

    2 reviews

    Thanks to a challenge in the TOH online community a few years back, my husband and I tried parsnips and...


    Mile-High Chicken Potpie

    6 reviews

    Classic chicken potpie gets extra homey when it's loaded with a creamy filling and baked tall in a springform pan....


    French Lentil and Carrot Soup

    8 reviews

    It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


    Golden Mashed Potatoes

    5 reviews

    When there's no gravy with the meat, this dish is fabulous to serve in place of regular mashed potatoes. I...


    Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup

    1 review

    With spaghetti sauce, noodles and Italian seasonings, this soup tastes like spaghetti! It's so easy, even our preteen daughter can...


    Baked Shredded Carrots

    3 reviews

    Everyone who samples this crisp and tender carrot dish loves it. I make it often when we have fresh produce...


    Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Carrots

    21 reviews

    With an irresistible brown sugar-mustard sauce, these simple simmered carrots bring bright flavor and color to the table. —Paula Zsiray,...

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    Dilled Carrots & Green Beans

    2 reviews

    “I never ate carrots before this, but this is a hit with my family and me. It’s great for entertaining,...


    Red Curry Carrot Soup

    8 reviews

    With its mix of delicious colors, textures and flavors, this easy soup is something special. The meatballs make it hearty...


    Citrus Rainbow Carrots

    2 reviews

    I grow lots of carrots and I’m always experimenting with ways to serve them. The first time I made this...


    Thyme-Roasted Carrots

    10 reviews

    Cutting the carrots lengthwise makes this dish look extra pretty. For a little more elegance and color, garnish with sprigs...


    End of Garden Relish

    1 review

    We dollop this tangy relish on burgers, hot dogs and salads. It’s a cool way to use up garden produce,...


    Herb Dip with Spring Vegetables

    1 review

    When you’re having a large party and focusing on the entrees, it's smart to have snacks and nibbles ready ahead...