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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    Madeira Cake

    This classic British Madeira cake is often served with Madeira wine, which is how it got its name. Similar to a pound cake, it is commonly flavored with lemon and can also be served with tea or other sweet liqueurs. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

    Air-Fryer Broccoli

    I think broccoli was made to be cooked in an air fryer. It gets tender and still has a nice...


    Chilled Asparagus with Basil Cream

    My family loves chilled asparagus. It's the perfect veggie to have on a warm night, or any night for that...


    Audrey’s Lemon Meringue Bars

    4 reviews

    We have a prolific lemon tree in our backyard and are forever trying to find new ways to incorporate lemons...


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    Lemony Layer Bars

    One of my favorite cakes is a white chocolate cake with coconut lemon filling, dark chocolate frosting and almonds. This...

    Simple Lemon Mousse

    1 review

    This classic, simple lemon mousse recipe is the refreshing dessert you need. Serve it with fresh fruit or eat it...


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    Sunny Citrus Cheesecake

    9 reviews

    This beautiful layered cheesecake takes a bit longer to make, but the end result is so worth it! Citrus seems...

    Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

    2 reviews

    These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. A quick trip to the market for...


    Sorbet Trio

    This easy sorbet recipe is a refreshing way to cool down and use a few ingredients from the garden—with no...


    Lemon Tiramisu

    15 reviews

    I created this lemon tiramisu to please everyone in my family. It's a cross between cheesecake and tiramisu with a...


    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    1 review

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...

    Lemon and Coriander Greek Yogurt

    You'll be surprised how easy it is to make homemade Greek yogurt. Flavored with lemon and coriander, it's amazing on...


    Lemon-Dijon Grilled Salmon Foil Packet

    1 review

    My family enjoys this healthy salmon recipe very much, which makes it a winner in my book. The capers really...


    Lemon Blueberry Whoopie Pies

    8 reviews

    These whoopie pies are soft, cakey cookies studded with tart, juicy blueberries and filled with tangy cream cheese frosting. I...


    Pressure-Cooker Lemon Chicken with Basil

    2 reviews

    No matter when I eat it, this tangy chicken dish always reminds me of summer meals with friends and family....


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    Sheet-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

    10 reviews

    Everyone needs an easy meal. Try this sheet-pan chicken with roasted potatoes for a simple and tasty meal guaranteed to...

    Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

    7 reviews

    Everyone raves over this lovely lemon cake. It's divine with fresh raspberries and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. —Joan...


    Creamy Layered Blueberry Ice Pops

    2 reviews

    These delicious ice pops can also be made with raspberries or blackberries. The rosemary sprig and lemon zest bring another...


    Citrus and Cucumber Infused Water

    1 review

    If you’ve ever enjoyed cucumber and citrus in a drink before, you know how beautifully they go together. Skip the...


    French Lemon-Apricot Tart

    1 review

    If you like the tang of citrus, you’ll love this lemon tart. The apricot preserves on top add a nice...


    Gooey Lemon Rolls

    My mother made these hard-to-resist rolls when I was young. I always warm up after having one, and so will...


    Mom’s Lemon Sugar Cookies

    4 reviews

    These tender, soft sugar cookies have just a hint of lemon. If you like more lemon flavor, go ahead and...


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    Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

    Each year for my husband's birthday I make him a different lemon cake (a tradition started by his mother). A...


    Berry-Topped Coffee Cake

    3 reviews

    This tasty, wholesome coffee cake is loaded with fresh berries. It's perfect for those with a sweet tooth. —Heather O'Neill,...


    Lemon Coconut Bites

    31 reviews

    The tangy lemon flavor of this no-fuss dessert is especially delicious on a warm day. It gives me delightful flashbacks...

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    Lemon Snowball

    For a special occasion like a church supper, I make this beautiful dessert. The lemon and coconut flavors go so...


    Lemon & Rosemary Butter Cookies

    3 reviews

    Cooling lemon and aromatic rosemary make these butter cookies stand out at the holidays. I use them to punch up...


    Lemon-Poppy Seed Cutout Cookies

    4 reviews

    Even though cake mix is one of the ingredients, I worked with the recipe until the cookies were fantastically crisp....


    Lemon-Thyme Tea Bread

    15 reviews

    I received this recipe as part of a gift, along with a lemon thyme plant and a fresh loaf of...


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    Lemon Refrigerator Cake

    The recipe comes from my church group and is a light, refreshing cake for warm-weather days.


    Citrus Gingerbread Cookies

    1 review

    Orange and lemon zest give gingerbread cutouts a refreshing twist. Brushing a honey glaze over the top adds a subtle...