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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    Chilean Beef and Olive Empanadas

    Lorain is known as the International City, because people came from all over the world to work. During the summer, the city hosts a festival to celebrate the diverse community. One year, I got to help my Chilean friend's mom prepare these for the festival. They bring back happy memories! —Kristyne Mcdougle, Lorain, Ohio

    Air-Fryer Taco Puffs

    1 review

    I like to make these puffs ahead of time and keep the in the refrigerator until I'm ready to pop...


    Air-Fryer Meat Loaf

    1 review

    If you're looking for a hearty meal perfect for two, then look no further. This air-fryer meat loaf cooks quickly....


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    3 reviews

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


    Southern-Style Meat Loaf

    1 review

    When my husband and I moved to the South, we discovered our love for pimiento cheese! Its addition lends flair...

    Jalapeno Sliders with Crispy Onions

    My husband and I love spicy foods, and this recipe was an excellent step up from a typical burger. It...


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    Make-Ahead Spicy Olive Pasta

    This is a fancy version of my grandchildren's favorite baked spaghetti. It feels like such a special dinner, and it's...

    My Juicy Lucy

    4 reviews

    Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...


    Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

    2 reviews

    Ground beef is turned up a notch in these party sliders that are sure to please your crowd. I love...


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    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

    5 reviews

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food"...


    Mango Jalapeno Sloppy Joe Sliders

    I've loved sloppy joes since I can remember. In an attempt to give them a makeover, I thought of this...

    Jerk-Seasoned Meat Loaves

    I wanted meat loaf but also something unique, so I decided to spice up my usual recipe by using Jamaican...


    Tomato Beef Barley Soup

    1 review

    When my children were young, I needed a soup that everyone would eat—something filling but also something delicious. My sons...


    Pressure-Cooker Chipotle Porcupine Meatballs

    My family loves porcupine meatballs. We have been eating this retro dish for years—I just updated it with a little...


    Sweet Hoosier Dog Sauce

    1 review

    In our area of Indiana, we love sweet coney sauce on our hot dogs! Our town still has an old...


    Instant Pot Taco Pasta

    3 reviews

    This Instant Pot taco pasta is a welcome change from boring meals. I've taken all the flavors of tacos and...

    Air-Fryer Mini Chimichangas

    2 reviews

    My family raves about these air-fryer chimichangas. Infused with green chiles, the beefy snacks are guaranteed to liven up the...


    Quick and Simple Meatballs

    15 reviews

    Keep a batch of these meatballs in your freezer for an easy weeknight meal. This simple meatball recipe can be...


    Mince Pies

    Most people use canned mincemeat, but this is the old-fashioned way to make a mince pie. It is a sweet...


    Nacho Triangles with Salsa-Ranch Dipping Sauce

    2 reviews

    These nacho bites are a fun fusion of Greek appetizers and flavors of the American Southwest. The simple dipping sauce...


    Italian Beef Vegetable Soup

    1 review

    This hearty vegetable beef soup features a ton of fresh veggies, making it the perfect dish to use up all...


    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    2 reviews

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...


    Cheesy Meatball Sliders

    4 reviews

    These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...


    Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

    2 reviews

    This is an easy entree that can be put together quickly after a long day at work. I guarantee that...

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    Bonnie’s Chili

    This chili is incredibly easy to make, and has a surprising depth of flavor for something that comes together in...


    Spicy Stuffed Banana Peppers

    Banana peppers can be very tricky: Sometimes they are hot and sometimes they are not. If you want to be...


    Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    I make this dish in the fall and sneak grated vegetables into the sloppy joe mixture, which is especially good...


    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...


    Pressure-Cooker Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew

    1 review

    While we were on a small-group quilting retreat, one of my friends made this wonderful recipe for dinner. We all...


    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

    1 review

    This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. These are easy, inexpensive and a hit for any occasion. —Terina,...