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 Gyro Sandwiches

I love Gyros, but feel the meat part can be complicated! By using meatballs, Greek seasoning and air-frying them - it makes it so much easier! — Donna-Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts

Din Tai Fung Chilled Cucumber Salad

1 review

My family and I are obsessed with Din Tai Fung, a famous Taiwanese restaurant in California, and their chilled cucumber...

Turnip Greens Salad

My Turnip Greens Salad was created using items from my garden. Because most people cook turnip greens, I wanted to...

Cucumber Coleslaw

4 reviews

I created this cucumber coleslaw recipe so I could use a julienne peeler I received as a gift. I had...

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Best Ever Sweet Pickles

4 reviews

I pack away homegrown cucumbers every summer. This recipe is based on the pickled veggies in Brown Eggs and Jam...

Tzatziki Chicken

9 reviews

I like to make classic chicken recipes for my family but the real fun is trying a fresh new twist....

Fresh from the Garden Wraps

4 reviews

We moved into a house with a garden that needed tending. Using the herbs we found, we made these fresh-tastic...

So-Easy Gazpacho

12 reviews

My daughter got this recipe from a college friend and shared it with me. Now I serve it often as...

Easy Homemade Pickles

5 reviews

My husband grows cucumbers, garlic and dill in the garden and eagerly waits for me to make these homemade pickles....

Cool Cucumber Salad

4 reviews

This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...

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...

Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

32 reviews

Capturing the fantastic flavors of summer, this refreshing, beautiful watermelon-cucumber salad will be the talk of any picnic or potluck....

Old-Fashioned Garlic Dill Pickles

3 reviews

When I was raising my big family, I'd make this garlic dill pickle recipe toward the end of the growing...

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

47 reviews

Easy and economical, refrigerator dill pickles are tangy, zesty and crispy. No one will believe you made them yourself! —Jake...

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

60 reviews

This easy refrigerator pickles recipe is a great way to use cucumbers and onions from the garden. Here in upstate...

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,...

Savory Cucumber Sandwiches

5 reviews

Italian salad dressing is an easy way to add zip to this simple spread. You can also use it as...

Jalapeno Bread & Butter Pickles

8 reviews

Even the heat-shy will want to dip into these bread and butter pickles with a surprise flavor kick. Ay caramba,...

Corn ‘n’ Cucumbers Salad

3 reviews

This was one of my mother's recipes and I think of her whenever I make it. It's a nice change...

Khmer Pickled Vegetable Salad

4 reviews

I grew up as a missionary kid in Cambodia, and most of my favorite foods have a Southeast Asian background....

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Easy Dill Pickles

13 reviews

This treasured dill pickle recipe is like an old friend. These crispy spears have a slightly salty, tart flavor with...

Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Salad

1 review

I love the marinated sides and salads that come with meals at Japanese restaurants and wanted to try them at...

Cucumber Tomato and Green Onion Salad

10 reviews

My mother always made this salad, so I tried it on my future husband when we were courting. I discovered...

Cucumber Party Sandwiches

7 reviews

This is one of my favorite appetizers. We have lots of pig roasts here in Kentucky, and these small sandwiches...

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Healthy Greek Bean Dip

This crowd-pleasing appetizer is healthy to boot! Folks will love to eat their veggies when they can dip them in...

Easy Cucumbers in Cream

3 reviews

This recipe is a five-ingredient salad that goes together quick as a wink. This recipe is a great way to...

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

4 reviews

My children wanted to plant a garden, and we ended up with buckets of cucumbers. When I tired of making...

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Crisp Cucumber Salsa

57 reviews

Here's a fantastic way to use cucumbers. You'll love the creamy and crunchy texture and super fresh flavors. —Charlene Skjerven,...

Freezer Cucumber Pickles

11 reviews

When I first started to make these crunchy and satisfying freezer pickles, I wasn't sure if the method would actually...

Couscous Tabbouleh with Fresh Mint & Feta

1 review

Using couscous instead of bulgur for tabbouleh really speeds up the process of making this colorful salad. Other quick-cooking grains,...