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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    Pressure-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

    4 reviews

    A quick and comforting chili that tastes like liquid jalapeno poppers! You cant have just one bowl! —Natasha Galbreath, Spanaway, Washington

    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...

    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    6 reviews

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers, and they...

    Sweet Pepper Cabbage Slaw

    A simple cooked dressing and red pepper give this cabbage mixture a delightful sweet flavor. It’s perfect for parties and...

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    Jalapeno Popper Corn Salad

    17 reviews

    I created this recipe for a wedding I was catering, and it's a good thing I made buckets of it,...

    Guilt-Free Chicken Chili

    4 reviews

    This chili is a keeper. Make it on Sunday and you get lunch for the rest of the week, too....

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    Cheesy Taco Chili

    This recipe was created out of desperation when everyone was hungry and I only had a few items on hand....

    Sausage Pepper Sandwiches

    7 reviews

    Peppers and onions add fresh flavor to this sausage filling for sandwiches. It's simple to assemble, and it's always gobbled...

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    Terrific Turkey Chili

    This satisfying medley is full of tomato flavor and also provides a good dose of fiber. To keep it light,...

    Layered Summertime Salad

    2 reviews

    Luscious layers of pasta and veggies make up this super summer salad that can be prepared ahead of time for...

    Heartwarming Chili

    12 reviews

    A touch of baking cocoa gives this chili a rich flavor without adding sweetness. When I was growing up in...

    Green Pepper Tomato Salad

    3 reviews

    My mother has made this tasty salad for as long as I can remember. It's no surprise that this recipe...

    Barbecue Brats & Peppers

    6 reviews

    We live in brat country, and this barbecue-style recipe feeds a crowd. The sauce gives it a welcome change from...

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    Spicy Gazpacho Salad

    Cool, refreshing soup becomes delicious fork food with the addition of greens. Adding more or less hot sauce can vary...

    Crispy Pita BLT’s

    2 reviews

    Pack this sandwich full of fresh produce from your garden or the local farmers market. You'll wow lunch guests with...

    Sweet-Sour Pasta Salad

    9 reviews

    Fresh garden vegetables add color and crunch to this attractive salad. Its pleasant vinaigrette-type dressing is sparked with ground mustard...

    Triple Pepper Steak Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    Make parts of this steak sandwich recipe ahead of time and you can assemble the sandwich quickly for a weeknight...

    Carrot Chowder

    6 reviews

    My husband's grandmother passed this recipe on to us, and it's just wonderful—especially with a basket of warm, fresh bread...

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    Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

    “I have been making this for about 40 years and I always get raves,” writes Joan Smith of Claremore, Oklahoma....

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    Deluxe Chili con Carne

    My husband and I are retired with grown children, so it's nice to have a chili recipe that makes a...

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    Four-Star Chili

    This spicy chili features traditional ingredients like ground beef, green peppers and tomatoes, but carrots and white beans, make it...

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    Scalloped Potato Chili

    Potatoes are a unique addition to ordinary chili. My mom used to serve this when I was growing up. My...

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    Supreme Pizza Burgers

    One night I couldn't decide what I wanted more, pizza or hamburgers, so I combined the two. Now my 3...

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    Red, White and Blue Chili

    Instead of the usual picnic fare, I surprised family and guests with this mild-flavored dish one Independence Day. They were...

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    Turkey Burgers with Jalapeno Cheese Sauce

    This is a lighter version of a tasty burger that people enjoyed at a place I once worked. I substituted...

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    Smoky & Spicy Vegetable Bisque

    I like to serve this soup with a side of bruschetta or a caprese salad to make a complete meal....

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    Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

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

    Antipasto Marinated Vegetables

    The colorful vegetables and the tart dressing make this a lively addition to a holiday table. Serve it as a...

    Quick Golden Potato Salad

    6 reviews

    What’s a cookout without potato salad? Incomplete, we say. We think Linda’s
    version will become a summer staple. —Linda...

    Grilled Stuffed Turkey Burgers

    8 reviews

    You'll get a burst of flavor with every bite of these hearty burgers. Not a fan of ground turkey? This...

    Chicken Chorizo Posole

    11 reviews

    “I first tasted posole while visiting a friend in Santa Fe. It was a
    revelation! I have since been...