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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    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    4 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy slices of French bread, it makes the perfect appetizer—especially since it can be prepared ahead, put in the fridge, and then baked just before you want to serve it. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

    Open-Faced Prosciutto and Egg Sandwich

    2 reviews

    We love breakfast at any time of the day in my house. I came up with this healthy egg sandwich...

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    Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    On a busy morning, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese...

    Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions

    3 reviews

    This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The...

    Green Chile Cheeseburgers

    3 reviews

     There's nothing better than freshly roasted green chiles. They have a smoky flavor and a bit of a bite—perfect for...

    Spaghetti Squash with Apples, Bacon, and Walnuts

    I've always loved spaghetti squash as an alternative to pasta and enjoy it in the classic marinara style, but I...

    Bacon Cheeseburgers with Fry Sauce

    5 reviews

    In Utah, fry sauce is a beloved condiment. We use it not just as a dip for fries, but also...

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    Chili Tamale Casserole

    The combination of chilies and chocolate in this casserole from Ralph Stamm of Dayton, Ohio is a good match for...

    Slow-Cooker Cubano Sandwiches

    8 reviews

    This recipe came about because I didn't have pepperoncini for my usual Italian pork recipe so I used pickles instead....

    Monte Cristos

    1 review

    A Monte Cristo sandwich never fails to please. This recipe comes together quickly with deli meats, packaged sliced cheese and...

    Tomato-Bacon Dip with Focaccia

    For a spread with BLT flavor, mix mayo and sour cream, then add bacon and tomato. We use it as...

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    Bacon Cheeseburger Meatball Subs

    I love combining some of my favorite dishes into a brand new creation. This is a meatball and a bacon...

    Bacon ‘n’ Egg Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    I came across this unique grilled combo when I was digging in my mom's recipe box. The crisp bacon, hard-boiled...

    Breakfast Burger

    1 review

    My husband is big on eggs and bacon, so I wanted to merge his breakfast favorites with a grilled burger...

    Slow-Cooker Pork and Apple Curry

    9 reviews

    Here's a gentle curry dish that's sure to please American palates. For fun, try varying the garnish—add a few chopped...

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    Oyster Sausage Stuffing

    I’ve had this wonderful recipe for more than 30 years and always use it during the holidays. It’s so rich...

    Tuscan Truffles

    5 reviews

    For holiday potlucks, I make an appetizer truffle out of prosciutto, figs and toasted pine nuts. Mascarpone and goat cheese...

    Lemony Bacon-Artichoke Dip

    6 reviews

    Move over, spinach-artichoke dip—bacon adds much more flavor. You might want to double the recipe because there are never any...

    Eggs Benedict with Homemade Hollandaise

    5 reviews

    Legend has it that poached eggs on an English muffin started at Delmonico’s in New York. Here’s my take on...

    Pork and Apple Tamales

    5 reviews

    Serve this family favorite for all occasions: a quick dinner, brown-bag lunch, hearty snack or even a fun appetizer. —Marie...

    Pancetta, Pear & Pecan Puffs

    2 reviews

    I was recently at a wedding reception where the menu was all small bites. Here’s my rendition of the pear...

    Bacon ‘n’ Egg Gravy

    7 reviews

    My husband, Ron, created this wonderful bacon gravy. It's home-style and old-fashioned. Sometimes we ladle the gravy over homemade biscuits....

    BBQ Bacon Burger

    7 reviews

    Every family has a burger of choice, and this is ours. It's stacked tall with bacon and crunchy onion rings....

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    Sunday Supper Sandwiches

    This delish dish can be prepared in a 4-quart slow cooker as well. Simply cover and cook on low for...

    3-in-1 Cheese Ball

    2 reviews

    Three incredible cheese balls with the flavors of pesto, horseradish-bacon and Gorgonzola make a dazzling display at any get-together. —Taste...

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    Loaded Avocado BLT

    2 reviews

    My husband invented this twist on a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. I like to make it with extra slices...

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    Bacon, Cheddar and Swiss Cheese Ball

    13 reviews

    When it’s time for a party, everyone always requests this ultimate cheese ball—it’s such an impressive appetizer. And if you’re...

    Stuffed Ham with Raisin Sauce

    2 reviews

    This impressive ham makes a great centerpiece for a holiday dinner, but I’ve served it most often for brunch. It...

    Green Eggs and Ham Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    This is my kid-friendly version of green eggs and ham. For my adult version, I use prosiuitto instead of ham...

    Deluxe Cornbread Stuffing

    3 reviews

    When my husband and I were newlyweds and far from family, we invited friends over for a traditional Thanksgiving feast....

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    Celebration Brussels Sprouts

    This recipe hits all the flavor points and makes a fantastic Thanksgiving or Christmas side. Plus, you have to love...