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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Air-Fryer Crab au Gratin Spread

I love to serve this warm, comforting appetizer any time we have a get-together with family or friends. It's easy...


Seafood Buffalo Dip

The holidays can be so hectic. I needed a go-to recipe that was a favorite but didn't keep me in...


Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


Crab Melt Sandwiches

1 review

This open-faced classic is irresistible! Melty flavors and the golden appearance make the sandwich a hit at luncheons for all...

Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

1 review

I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

1 review

These tender mushrooms with their crispy golden topping are always popular at parties! The crab filling is a delicious special...

Crab and Asparagus Soup

15 reviews

I get rave reviews from family and friends whenever I make this soup, but the biggest compliment was when my...


Rich Seafood Chowder

7 reviews

This creamy, delectable soup is even better the next day. It also works well with scallops or a flaky whitefish....


Crab ‘n’ Cheese Spirals

5 reviews

These pretty pinwheels are loaded with cheese, imitation crabmeat and black olives. Using refrigerated crescent rolls is so convenient.—Lisa Harke,...


Crab Crescents

8 reviews

This recipe is so good, no one will guess how quickly you put it together. These little bites are delicious...

Crab Quiche

17 reviews

Chopped green onions and sweet red pepper bring a bit of color to this golden entree. The creamy filling features...


Seafood in Tomato Sauce

4 reviews

We live near the Chesapeake Bay and reap its bountiful seafood harvest. I serve this to company often to rave...


Crab-Stuffed Catfish

2 reviews

"My family was not big on fish...until I made this dish," Joy McConaghy from Moline, Illinois notes. She stuffs catfish...


Sweet Potato and Crab Soup

5 reviews

This sweet and savory soup is quick and easy to prepare. You can substitute butternut squash or pumpkin for the...


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Baked Crab Rangoons

When I'm dining out, crab rangoons are one of my go-to dishes. I decided to create a better-for-you version at...

Garden-Fresh Seafood Cocktail

4 reviews

For something cool on a hot day, we mix shrimp and crabmeat with crunchy veggies straight from the garden. Look...


Warm Crab & Spinach Dip

2 reviews

In Maryland, we stayed at a hotel that sent guests home with a crab dip recipe and a spice pouch....


Crab Cake Lettuce Wraps

1 review

I love dishes you can put together and eat with your hands. These little crab cakes are healthy, fast and...


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Baked Crab Cakes

1 review

Reel in a breezy taste of the seashore with these easy and delicious baked crab cakes. For a heftier "burger,"...


Cheese & Crab Brunch Bake

4 reviews

Who doesn't love a cheesy seafood casserole that can be pulled together in thirty minutes, popped in the fridge overnight,...


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Seafood Lasagna

134 reviews

This rich satisfying dish, adapted from a recipe given to me by a friend, is my husband's favorite. I usually...


What’s in the Fridge Frittata

3 reviews

Great for a last-minute breakfast, brunch or lunch, this special frittata has a combination of crab and Swiss cheese that...


Creamy Seafood Enchiladas

10 reviews

Shrimp and crab cooked with a flavorful sauce add up to outstanding enchiladas.
I made them for an annual...

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Crab Rangoon

8 reviews

Bite into these golden appetizers, and you'll find a creamy crab filling that rivals restaurant fare. Best of all, these...


Split Pea Soup with Bacon & Crab

2 reviews

Many split pea soups use ham and bacon for good, smoky flavor. Taking it one amazing step farther-add crabmeat. Freeze...


Heavenly Crab Cakes

6 reviews

When I switched to a low-fat diet, I thought I'd never be able to eat crab cakes again. But then...


Spinach & Crab Dip

8 reviews

We love this recipe! I've lightened it considerably without losing flavor, and no one can tell the difference. Give the...


Spicy Crab Dip

10 reviews

With cayenne pepper and hot sauce (both optional), this delicious dip doubles up on the heat. Chock-full of crabmeat, this...


Crab-Stuffed Avocados

2 reviews

We enjoy having this creamy and crunchy salad out on our deck on summer evenings. And it goes together in...