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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Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

1 review

These party-ready eggplant parmesan sliders are easy for guests to grab (and are vegetarian-friendly!). The lemon-ricotta spread really adds a level of flavor to these delicious bites. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

Vegetable Couscous Salad

1 review

This salad is great as a side with any kind of grilled meat or fish. If you want to serve...


Pressure-Cooker Caponata

1 review

This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


Slow-Cooker Caponata

2 reviews

This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


Eggplant Flatbread Pizzas

2 reviews

I'm now a professional chef, but I loved making this recipe for the family on Friday nights as a home...

Grilled Italian Eggplant Slices

6 reviews

What a fabulous way to dress up eggplant! Piled high with herbs, cheese and fresh tomatoes, this fail-proof, grilled side...


Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

4 reviews

Get a grip on lunch! Here's a fun recipe for using up those summer garden veggies. Meat-eaters won't even miss...

Ratatouille Pizza Potpies

1 review

A homemade bread crust covers a bubbly, Italian-style stew featuring pizza sauce, vegetables and cheese. The individual pies are so...


Mamma’s Caponata

5 reviews

This is fabulous as an appetizer, but you can easily turn it into a meal. Instead of having it on...


Eggplant Parmesan

20 reviews

We really like eggplant and would rather have it baked than fried. This can be served as a side dish...


Roasted Eggplant Spread

8 reviews

Black pepper and garlic perk up this out-of-the-ordinary spread that hits the spot on a crisp cracker or toasted bread...

Rustic Summer Vegetable Pasta

11 reviews

My veggie pasta proves you can’t have too much of a good thing. Feel free to change it up with...


Spicy Grilled Eggplant

5 reviews

This side dish goes well with any meat you might also be grilling. Thanks to the Cajun seasoning, the zesty...


The Best Eggplant Parmesan

25 reviews

Truly delicious! I love eggplant and have many recipes, but this one's my favorite. The cheeses and seasonings make the...


Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana

9 reviews

I developed this recipe one summer when my husband grew eggplant in the garden. I was thrilled when it won...


Eggplant Casserole

14 reviews

With lots of vegetables, this good-for-you eggplant casserole is low in calories, but full of flavor. I make it often...

Ragin’ Cajun Eggplant and Shrimp Skillet

7 reviews

We always have a large summer garden where lots of produce lingers into fall. That’s when we harvest our onions,...


Veggie-Stuffed Eggplant

4 reviews

Ruby Williams writes from Bogalusa, Louisiana, "For years, I cooked for my late husband and our five children. Now it's...


Slow-Cooker Ratatouille

11 reviews

Not only does this classic recipe make a phenomenal side dish, you can also serve it with sliced French bread...