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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    Clam Stew

    2 reviews

    This clam stew highlights the fresh, sweet and salty clam flavor, with the chorizo adding a little kick. Fresh Swiss chard greens from our garden, corn and cannellini beans round out the flavor profile. The best part, though, is dipping crusty bread into the delicious broth! —Pamela Gelsomini, Wrentham, Massachusetts

    Easy Dutch Oven Minestrone Soup

    4 reviews

    This Dutch oven minestrone soup is quick to prepare with shortcut ingredients and is ready in less than an hour....


    Dry-Rub Grilled Pork Chops over Cannellini Greens

    2 reviews

    My family was not a huge fan of pork until I tried this pork chops and green beans recipe. Feel...


    Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

    I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    5 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...

    Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

    4 reviews

    This sweet potato chili is packed with flavor. Ground turkey lightens it, and sweet potato puree sneaks in a healthy...


    Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

    1 review

    One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright...

    Cumin Quinoa Patties

    3 reviews

    This easy to make veggie burger packs an amazing taste, and the crunch from the addition of quinoa makes the...


    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...


    Pesto Bean Soup

    This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, especially on those cold winter evenings. I make large batches and freeze...


    Ham, Bean and Potato Soup

    13 reviews

    When I was a cook in a restaurant years ago, this was our best-selling soup. One taste and your family...

    Buffalo-Style Chicken Chili Dip

    4 reviews

    Longing for that Buffalo wing thing without the bones? This do-ahead dip freezes well in individual containers, so you can...


    Barbecued Beef Chili

    10 reviews

    Served with a hot loaf of bread and a side salad, this slow-cooker chili makes a hearty meal. The recipe...


    Kielbasa and Kidney Beans

    17 reviews

    "This hearty meal-in-one is one of my family's favorites," notes Doreen Kelly of Roslyn, Pennsylvania. "It keeps well in a...


    Skillet Cassoulet

    22 reviews

    This dish is chock-full of flavor, and the little spice from the kielbasa makes a nice hearty combo for a...


    Two-Bean Hummus

    2 reviews

    My children love this easy hummus and even like to help me make it! Hummus is a great way to...

    Calico Soup Mix

    Loaded with beans of all shapes and sizes, this colorful combination cooks up into a satisfying soup that;ll stand by...


    Easy White Chicken Chili

    20 reviews

    Chili is one of our best cold-weather strategies. We use chicken and white beans for a twist on the regular...


    Italian Sausage Minestrone

    23 reviews

    This no-fuss minestrone is perfect family fare on chilly days. Feeling daring? Substitute a can of butter beans or pinto...


    Summer Squash & White Bean Soup

    2 reviews

    I love using summer squash in soups. This dish is hearty as is, but stir in chopped ham for an...


    Healthy Greek Bean Dip

    This crowd-pleasing appetizer is healthy to boot! Folks will love to eat their veggies when they can dip them in...


    Slow-Cooker Potluck Beans

    It was the morning of our family potluck and I still needed something to take. I threw together this recipe...


    Hearty Beef & Bean Soup

    2 reviews

    I love cooking, and often share my soups with my co-workers—and they're happy I do. This one is perfect for...


    Jen’s Baked Beans

    6 reviews

    My daughters wanted baked beans, so I gave homemade ones a shot. With mustard, molasses and a dash of heat,...

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    Hearty Pasta Fagioli

    25 reviews

    Here's a convenient spin on a classic Italian favorite. Spaghetti sauce and canned broth form the flavorful base. —Cindy Garland,...


    Upstate Minestrone Soup

    20 reviews

    If you love vegetables, you'll find this minestrone especially satisfying. Keep the recipe in mind when you have a bounty...


    White Bean and Chicken Chili

    3 reviews

    To create this yummy white chili, I adapted three different recipes. It’s mild, so everyone can dig in. People who...


    Lentil White Bean Pilaf

    4 reviews

    Vegetarians will be happy to see this hearty meatless grain pilaf on the holiday buffet table. I like to make...


    Quick Barbecued Beans

    14 reviews

    Baked beans are a simple, classic recipe, and cooking them on the grill adds great smoky flavor. —Millie Vickery, Lena,...


    Best Ever Beans and Sausage

    31 reviews

    When my wife asks what she should make for a gathering, she's always told to bring this—and a couple of...