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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Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

10 reviews

After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


Garlic Bread Pizza Sandwiches

2 reviews

I love inventing new ways to make grilled cheese sandwiches for my kids. This version tastes like pizza. Using frozen...


Sicilian Overstuffed Sandwich Wedges

For a casual holiday lunch or supper, you'll have a guaranteed winner with this stacked-high, Italian-style sandwich. I like the...


Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip

9 reviews

Whenever I go to an event, I'm always asked to bring this hot dip. Five types of cheese make it...

Mushroom Cheese Stromboli

3 reviews

"I got the recipe for this hearty crowd-pleaser from a friend," reports field editor Patty Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. "We...


Ratatouille Pizza Potpies

1 review

A homemade bread crust covers a bubbly, Italian-style stew featuring pizza sauce, vegetables and cheese. The individual pies are so...

Hearty Muffuletta

4 reviews

Famous in Louisiana, a muffuletta is a combo of cold cuts, cheese and olive salad layered into an Italian bread...


Provolone Beef Pastry Pockets

2 reviews

My children always make sure they're home when they find out we're having these pockets for dinner. They're a smart...


Six-Cheese Lasagna

8 reviews

No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...


Grilled Italian Sandwiches

1 review

I made this for a family gathering and everyone raved about it. It's a fun recipe to grill for a...

Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

2 reviews

I have fond memories of my mother in the kitchen preparing her amazing beef dip sandwiches. They always made our...


Kathy’s Smoked Salmon Pizza

2 reviews

This is great for a light supper. It's easy, too, so put away that frozen pizza! —Kathy Petty, Portland, Oregon


Cheesy Lasagna

5 reviews

The four different types of cheese make this lasagna a real crowd-pleaser. You can vary the amount of mozzarella, Monterey...


Italian-Style Veggie Wraps

1 review

Yummy! There are so many great flavors and textures in these wraps. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients—use mozzarella,...