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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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 takes this bruschetta recipe over the top. I like to use a Tuscan herb- or basil-infused olive oil for this. But, it's great with just plain olive oil, too. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona

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...


Tomato-Herb Focaccia

18 reviews

With its medley of herbs and tomatoes, this rustic bread will liven up any occasion, whether it’s a family dinner...


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...


Chicken with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

3 reviews

My husband and I made up this recipe as we went along, and we love the way it turned out....

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...


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...

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...


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


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...


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...

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...


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...


Fresh Tomato Flatbread

3 reviews

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