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! Using meatballs, Greek seasoning and air-frying them makes things so much easier! —Donna-Marie Ryan, Topsfield, MA

    Zucchini Roll-Ups

    1 review

    We love lasagna, but these zucchini roll-ups are a little healthier and a lot quicker! Using zucchini "pasta" also makes...

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    The Best Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    I developed this marinara sauce recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now...

    Grilled Bruschetta

    3 reviews

    This is my go-to appetizer in the summer when tomatoes and basil are fresh from the garden. The balsamic glaze...

    Tuscan Fish Packets

    8 reviews

    My husband does a lot of fishing, so I'm always looking for different ways to serve his catches. A professional...

    Georgia Peanut Salsa

    2 reviews

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave this zippy salsa a blue ribbon at the Plains Peanut Festival in his Georgia hometown....

    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...

    Breakfast Bruschetta

    My family loves bruschetta, so why not have it for breakfast? This gives us a healthy start to the morning,...

    Calico Black Bean Salad

    4 reviews

    This salad reflects the Caribbean culture here in South Florida. The combination of black beans, tomatoes and onions with a...

    Four-Tomato Salsa

    2 reviews

    The variety of tomatoes, onions and peppers makes this chunky salsa so good. Whenever I try to take a batch...

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    Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

    10 reviews

    When my mom made this spaghetti sauce, the house would smell so good that I'd open the windows to torture...

    Fresh Tomato Flatbread

    3 reviews

    Looking for an easy appetizer or side? All you need are fresh tomatoes, a can of refrigerated crescent rolls, olive...

    Bruschetta with Prosciutto

    4 reviews

    A crowd-pleaser any time of year, this savory-tasting recipe is perfect for get-togethers. —Debbie Manno, Fort Mill, South Carolina

    Smoked Salmon Quiche

    4 reviews

    My son fishes for salmon on the Kenai River in Alaska and smokes much of what he catches. My mother...

    Mediterranean Tomato Bites

    10 reviews

    My friend Mary served these lovely appetizers at a summer gathering several years ago, and I adapted it a bit...

    Italian Garden Frittata

    4 reviews

    I like to serve this pretty frittata with melon wedges for a delicious breakfast or brunch. —Sally Maloney, Dallas, Georgia

    Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

    3 reviews

    I love tomatoes, and these are healthy and versatile. You can use them in sandwiches or omelets, or to top...

    Bruschetta Melts

    3 reviews

    I made this awesome bruschetta for my daughter’s baby shower, but I should've planned for more. We ran out right...

    Angel Hair Pasta Salad

    2 reviews

    This is a refreshing angel hair pasta salad that keeps a summer kitchen cool. It's a tasty way to get...

    BLT Dip

    76 reviews

    Fans of bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches will fall for this creamy BLT dip. It's easy to transport to different...

    Spring Greek Pasta Salad

    11 reviews

    For a light meal, we toss rotini pasta with cucumber, zucchini and sweet peppers. Make this cucumber pasta salad into...

    Hearty Tomato-Olive Penne

    1 review

    Who needs meat when you have a pasta dish loaded with tomatoes, olives and Havarti cheese? I often assemble it...

    Layered BLT Dip

    7 reviews

    When I throw a party for friends, I whip up this addictive layered three-cheese dip. Somehow, it’s always gone within...

    Mandarin Salsa

    4 reviews

    Sweet mandarin oranges temper the boldness of cilantro, jalapeno and onion in this salsa, creating an impressive and colorful combination....

    Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

    15 reviews

    A splash of lemon and hint of refreshing mint brighten up the medley of red tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and ripe...

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    Sweet & Smoky Salsa

    1 review

    I love the roasted flavor that grilling gives food, so I decided to make a salsa from grilled vegetables. I...

    Shrimp with Tomatoes & Feta

    11 reviews

    Any recipe that is special enough for company but easy enough for a weeknight meal is a favorite in my...

    Basil Tomato Tart

    5 reviews

    I received this tomato tart recipe from a good friend of mine. It's a fun way to use up fresh...

    Oven-Dried Tomatoes

    2 reviews

    We owned an organic greenhouse and business where we taught classes. I had 100 tomato varieties to work with, so...

    Bacon Caprese Salad

    7 reviews

    In summer, I am always looking for ways to use the fresh basil and tomatoes that grow in my herb...

    Avocado & Artichoke Pasta Salad

    7 reviews

    A squeeze of lime, a sprinkle of cilantro and a little avocado make this a creamy and zingy pasta salad....