Feeding a crowd for a special holiday? From New Year's, Valentine's, and St. Patrick's Day to Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and Ramadan, we have the perfect festive recipes to make your holiday special.See Popular More Holidays Recipes
Remember back when Sunday dinners and holidays just weren't complete without everyone's favorite green bean casserole on the table? We all loved those crunchy fried onions topping the creamy blend of mushroom soup and beans. Learning how to make green bean casserole was a new cook's rite of passage, and this recipe sat in almost everyone's recipe box.
Reinvent this recipe every time you make it by varying the cheese and the herb. Try feta with oregano or dill, or queso fresco with cumin or red pepper flakes.
The dried fruit of this recipe recalls ancient times, making it an appropriate dish for a Hanukkah celebration. Due to the dairy products, this will not be Kosher if eaten after a meal containing meat.
Ground curry takes this egg salad from boring to exciting. Serve on hearty whole grain bread.
This vegetable side dish is served over whole wheat couscous. Regular couscous can also be used.
The perfect side dish to the holiday bird, this maple-syrup-sweetened sauce cooks in less than 15 minutes and can be made several days ahead.
For holidays and special dinners, a meltingly tender beef tenderloin is a real treat for friends and family. It's an expensive cut of meat (the tenderloin is where filet mignon comes from), however, so it's worth learning how to prepare a beef tenderloin properly. Who wants to spend that much money and then overcook it or bring it to the table too rare? With this recipe, you'll have a perfect tenderloin every time.
Instead of serving apple butter on the bread, we put it inside to make this moist delicious quick bread.
This extra-easy and super-colorful cookie recipe is a great choice if you want to get kids involved.
This chocolate cake has extra spices that bring out the distinctive cherry cola flavor.
When holiday displays start to pop up in store windows and the sounds of carols fill the air, eggnog aficionados everywhere get a little giddy at the prospect of finally getting to indulge in this creamy, custard-like beverage that only shows up on store shelves around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Often spiked with rum, bourbon, brandy or other spirits, eggnog is a quintessential holiday treat. But you don't have to be at the mercy of holiday marketing to enjoy it. Once you know how to make eggnog yourself, you can enjoy it year-round.
While you can enjoy roast turkey and stuffing year-round, Thanksgiving is the traditional occasion for putting your knowledge of how to roast a turkey to the test for your family and friends. In fact, Thanksgiving turkey may be one of America's most beloved customs. A whopping 88 percent of Americans surveyed by the National Turkey Foundation reported partaking in the traditional "Turkey Day" meal. The organization estimates that more than one-fifth of the millions of turkeys consumed each year in the United States is eaten on Thanksgiving Day-- that rounds out to about 46 million birds in 2009.
These tidy fruit-filled pastry packets are terrific for any day snacking or dessert. Make ahead and simply reheat for a warm and toasty treat.
Drag a knife blade through the frosting to make these rectangle cookies resemble rough-hewn logs.
Traditional potato pancakes take on a twist with the addition of cauliflower. Serve these latkes with applesauce.