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

    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

    Tofu Chicken Nuggets

    These tofu chicken nuggets can be made ahead to use throughout the week. To mimic the taste (and texture!) of...


    Lobster Bisque

    My grandmother would make lobster bisque all the time, so it's always been a comforting recipe to me. If you...


    Roasted Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. I like these...


    Foil-Packet Potatoes and Sausage

    My family enjoys camping and cooking over a fire. These hearty foil-packet potatoes turn out beautifully over a campfire, on...

    Lemon-Dijon Grilled Salmon Foil Packet

    1 review

    My family enjoys this healthy salmon recipe very much, which makes it a winner in my book. The capers really...


    Clambake Packets

    4 reviews

    I’ve long been a fan of things prepared in a foil packet—we’ll make them quite a bit when out on...

    Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...


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    Easter Lamb Cake

    5 reviews

    My grandmother started the tradition of making this molded Easter lamb cake when I was little. We continue to make...


    Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

    11 reviews

    My hearty, delicious, nutrient-packed vegetarian dish is amazingly healthy. Everyone I've made it for has loved it—even carnivores! I always...


    Haddock en Papillote

    1 review

    This is a terrific dish for entertaining. It's easy to prepare, yet impressive. You can even assemble the bundles earlier...

    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...


    Independence Day Ribs

    I think our family recipe for ribs has evolved to near perfection. These country-style beauties are a legend in our...


    Harvest Vegetables

    1 review

    Linda Farni of Durango, Iowa wraps a lightly seasoned blend of veggies in foil for quick cooking. "This colorful combination...


    Maple-Dijon Sprout Medley

    Sweet maple syrup pairs perfectly with Dijon mustard in this party-perfect veggie dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


    Lemon-Macadamia Brussels Sprouts

    Even kids enjoy brussels sprouts when they're prepared like this! The subtle lemon flavor and crunchy macadamia nuts give the...

    Cream Puff Monsters

    These "costumed" cream puffs are as cute as can be. —Susan Seymour, Valatie, New York


    Baked Herb Puffs

    1 review

    Ground mustard, parsley and green onions make these savory puffs a nice addition to any meal. I often freeze them,...


    Barley Vegetable Salad

    I often serve this salad as an entree on summer nights when it's too hot to eat a heavy meal....


    Italian Grilled Veggies

    Here's a zesty side dish that will complement any main course. “This recipe was an experiment I tried when I...


    Lime-Buttered Broccoli for Two

    1 review

    I got tired of serving broccoli the same way every time, so I prepared this recipe. The simple butter sauce...


    Cranberry Bog Bark

    For a pretty holiday treat, I make this bark. It is a favorite holiday gift I give out to friends...


    Nutty Garlic Brussels Sprouts

    I had never made brussels sprouts before and my husband didn't like them, but for the sake of variety I...


    Chocolate-Cheesecake Cream Puffs

    I always get compliments from the chocolate lovers at my table when I serve these dainty puffs.

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    Broccoli with Tangy Horseradish Sauce

    1 review

    A milk horseradish sauce is all you need to dress up tender broccoli spears. Try the topping on a variety...


    Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce

    1 review

    The roots of Elinor Levine's recipe go back a generation. "It was the dish my mother always made for my...


    Chili in a Bread Bowl

    1 review

    For a simple, speedy recipe, this chili has the rich flavor of one that has simmered a lot longer. Set...


    Popover with Hot Turkey Salad

    I first tasted this tempting hot turkey salad at a club dinner. Now I serve it at home, and there...


    Tomato Broccoli Cups

    Red tomatoes stuffed with a green broccoli mixture make a colorful addition to the Christmas Day menu.


    Asparagus with Blue Cheese

    This simple, elegant side would be ideal for a special dinner. Blue cheese adds a tangy richness to healthy steamed...