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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    Creamy Corn Custard

    I make this custard all summer long! When I serve it to guests, I try to make them guess the secret ingredient. Not many guess corn, so it’s a fun surprise. —Margee Berry, White Salmon, Washington

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...


    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Coleslaw Waldorf Salad

    Potlucks tend to have a lot of heavy dishes, so this bright, fresh Waldorf salad coleslaw recipe is a welcome...


    Grandma’s Classic Potato Salad

    When I asked my grandmother how old this classic potato salad recipe is, she told me that her mom used...

    Upside-Down Pumpkin Pecan Tarts

    1 review

    These flaky phyllo treats with a rich pumpkin filling are a fantastic twist on pumpkin pie and can be prepared...


    Chocolate Ganache Pumpkin Tart

    2 reviews

    I love the flavor combination of spiced pumpkin and chocolate, which inspired me to create this chocolate pumpkin tart. Sometimes...

    Broccoli Almond Salad

    This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so...


    Pumpkin Juice

    1 review

    My family loves Harry Potter, so I decided to come up with a recipe for pumpkin juice! My kids tried...


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    Cauliflower Tabbouleh

    This cauliflower tabbouleh recipe is super easy and fast to make. I love that I can offer it to my...


    Pressure-Cooker Potato Salad

    I used to rarely make potato salad because it can be somewhat time-consuming, but because of this easy pressure-cooker potato...

    Air-Fryer Breakfast Croquettes with Egg & Asparagus

    These air-fryer croquettes make a great on-the-go breakfast. If you want to get fancy, pack them with hollandaise sauce for...


    Matzo Ball Soup

    This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead...


    Patatas Bravas

    Patatas bravas (which means "spicy potatoes") is the ultimate Spanish comfort food. Served tapas-style, the crispy potatoes and smoky sauce...


    Russian Potato Salad

    1 review

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...


    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    1 review

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...

    Cornish Pasties

    7 reviews

    My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her...


    Feta Cheese-Stuffed Tomatoes

    These tempting cheese-stuffed tomatoes are bursting with fresh flavor. Use the small end of a melon scoop to easily remove...


    Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

    3 reviews

    I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when...


    Farmhouse Apple Coleslaw

    4 reviews

    A friend from church gave me this apple coleslaw recipe that her grandmother handed down to her. The flavors complement...


    Sauerkraut-Sausage Meatballs

    I got this recipe in 1979 from another new resident at a Welcome Wagon event when I moved to Ohio....


    Rustic Eggplant Dip

    One summer I came up with this recipe after I harvested loads of eggplants, tomatoes and herbs from my garden....


    Stuffed Chorizo Burgers with Tomatillo Salsa

    I created this chorizo burger for my new boyfriend and his family for our first meeting. Needless to say, they...


    Mediterranean Brown Rice Salad

    My family and friends all love this salad, which they've referred to as "the Greek salad." The recipe makes enough...

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    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


    Caribbean Island Coleslaw

    6 reviews

    After trying a similar version of this coleslaw while visiting the island of St. Kitts, I returned home and wanted...


    Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Flans

    This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...


    Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

    3 reviews

    I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


    Grilled Bruschetta

    2 reviews

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


    Chicken, Nectarine and Avocado Salad

    1 review

    This salad is really summery and comes together very quickly. Using granola adds crunch and makes it different. I've tried...