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Holiday Recipes and Menus

These articles and recipes will help you get through any holiday with ease and flair, from New Year's Day to Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  1. Christmas Recipes and Menus (58)
  2. Cinco de Mayo Recipes and Menus (6)
  3. Easter Recipes and Menus (34)
  4. Father's Day Recipes and Menus (10)
  5. Fourth of July (16)
  6. Halloween Recipes and Menus (22)
  7. Hanukkah Menus and Recipes (8)
  8. Labor Day Recipes and Menus (15)
  9. Lent Recipes and Menus (3)
  10. Mardis Gras and Shrove Tuesday (4)
  11. Memorial Day (16)
  12. Mother's Day Recipes and Menus (21)
  13. New Year's Recipes (11)
  14. Passover Recipes and Menus (6)
  15. St. Patrick's Day (7)
  16. Thanksgiving Recipes and Menus (39)
  17. Valentine's Day (22)

Top Five Holiday Dinner Menus
When you're entertaining this holiday season, you want everything to be perfect. But you don't want to have to work so hard that you're exhausted by the time your guests arrive. That's where these five spectacular, yet easy, menus come into play. Enjoy everything from salmon fillets to stuffed turkey tenderloins to a rich beef stroganoff with...

Holiday Food and Recipe Hotlines
Need help with holiday cooking and baking? Holiday food and recipe hotlines mean a cooking expert is at the other end of the line to answer your questions.

Five Ingredient Holiday Recipes
Searching for five ingredient holiday recipes? These super easy and delicious holiday recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in a hurry, including Pineapple Lamb Chops and Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies.

Special Holiday Dinner Menus
These delicious and easy menus and recipes are specially developed for company during the holiday season.

Fourth of July Party Recipes
Recipes for a patriotic party on the Fourth of July. Get simple ideas, menus and recipes for throwing an Independence Day celebration in your own backyard or at the beach.

Five Ingredient Holiday Side Dish and Salad Recipes
Searching for super easy side dish recipes? These five ingredient holiday side dish recipes are quick and easy to prepare, including Crockpot Garlic Smashed Potatoes and Apple Stuffing.

Freeze Ahead Holiday Foods
Now is the time to start making foods for the holidays and freezing them. You will be ready for drop-in guests, impromptu parties, weekend guests, and last-minute entertaining with these easy and foolproof recipes. Try Jalapeno Poppers, Banana Slush Punch, or Spicy Chili to get ready for the holidays.

Make Ahead Appetizers
This fabulous collection of make ahead appetizer recipes should see you through the holiday season. Make Onion Jam to serve with cream cheese, Tex Mex Snack Mix, Pesto Torte, or Cherry Chutney so you're ready for parties and hungry family members.

Super Bowl Snacks
Football fans need snacks. And it's very easy to make them happy. These traditional appetizers are great for munching during the game. Put down the platters and get out of the way!

Crockpot Holiday Recipes
Your crockpot can be such a space and time saver in the kitchen during the holidays. You can make everything from appetizers to side dishes to beverages to gifts in this wonderful appliance. Add Crockpot White Chocolate Bread Pudding, Crockpot Oyster Stew, or Sugared Nuts to your holiday repertoire

Five Ingredient Holiday Entree Recipes
Searching for super easy holiday recipes? These five ingredient holiday entree recipes are quick and delicious, including Italian Turkey Tenderloins and Microwave Shrimp Scampi.

An Anti-Super Bowl Party
Now I don't want to make football fans angry, but there are some people who just aren't interested in the Super Bowl. This party is for nonfans.

Memorial Day Cookout Weekend
As part of The Weekend Cook series, find a weekend's worth of menus to celebrate Memorial Day. Get your grill going with Fruited Fish Kabobs and Grilled Cheese Bread, or go on a picnic with Cabbage Tortellini Salad.

Best Appetizer Recipes
Searching for the best appetizer recipes? These Top Ten Appetizer recipes are delicious and easy for entertaining, including Buffalo Chicken Dip, Filo Onion Rolls, and Devils on Horseback.

Five Ingredient Holiday Appetizer Recipes
Searching for easy holiday appetizer recipes? These five ingredient holiday appetizer recipes are super quick and delicious, including Devils on Horseback and Mini Polenta Sandwiches.

The Weekend Cook: Busy Holidays
Looking for some quick and easy recipes to serve your family so you have time to run holiday errands? Turn to these delicious recipes, including Santa Fe Chicken Casserole and Slow Cooker Gingered Beef, to get you through with flying colors.

Special Holiday Dinner Menu: Crockpot Jambalaya
Searching for a special holiday dinner menu? This fabulous menu features a festive crockpot Jambalaya recipe with chicken and shrimp, a crisp lettuce salad, some special breadsticks, and a fabulous dessert pie.

Five Ingredient Holiday Dessert Recipes
Searching for delicious and easy holiday dessert recipes? These five ingredient holiday dessert recipes are simple to make for Christmas and New Year's Eve, including White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies and Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies.

Special Holiday Dinner Menu: Salmon Filets
Searching for a fabulous and easy special holiday dinner menu? Salmon filets are the centerpiece of this delicious dinner, paired with Stuffed Potatoes and Mini Cranberry Filo Shells.

Five Ingredient Holiday Dinner Menu
Searching for an easy and festive holiday dinner menu? This simple five ingredient holiday dinner menu is an easy alternative menu with simple recipes that are perfect for entertaining.

The Weekend Cook: Holiday Recipes
Searching for easy holiday recipes to make on the weekend? These fabulous menus feature delicious recipes such as Perfect Pot Roast and Oatmeal Cranberry Bread.

Special Holiday Dinner Menu: Baked Tortellini with Three Sauces
Searching for an easy and delicious holiday dinner menu? Make these recipes, featuring Baked Tortellini with Three Sauces and a fabulously decadent, yet simple, cake.

Holiday Dinner Menu: Steak with all the Trimmings
Searching for a fabulous holiday dinner menu? Make Steak with all the Trimmings, a menu with recipes special enough for the most fancy company.

Freeze Ahead Cake Recipes
Searching for easy freeze ahead cake recipes? Make these delicious and simple cake recipes ahead of time and freeze them for holiday celebrations, including Peanut Butter Fudge Layer Cake and White Chocolate Maple Mousse Cake.

How to Heat Fully Cooked Ham
Learn how to heat ham, how to reheat a spiral-sliced ham, and find recipes and ideas for ham glazes. Help for cooking ham and how to reheat ham so it stays moist and tender.

Freeze Ahead Cookie Recipes
Searching for easy and festive freeze ahead cookie recipes? Make these delicious and simple cookie recipes ahead of time and freeze them for holiday celebrations, including Nut Lover's Brownies and Caramel Cream Cookies.

Freeze Ahead Pie Recipes
Looking for easy and luscious freeze ahead pie recipes? Make these delicious and simple pie recipes ahead of time and freeze them for holiday celebrations, including Coffee Almond Tart and Lemonade Pie.

Holiday Crockpot Soup and Sandwich Recipes
Searching for fabulous soup and sandwich recipes for the slow cooker? These holiday crockpot soup and sandwich recipes are special, delicious, and easy to make, including Crockpot Poached Salmon Steaks.

Freeze Ahead Dessert Recipes
Searching for easy and fabulous freeze ahead dessert recipes? Make these delicious and simple dessert recipes ahead of time and freeze them for holiday celebrations, including Ribbon Angel Food Sherbet Cake and Buster Bars.

Holiday Crockpot Dessert Recipes
Searching for delicious and easy crockpot dessert recipes? These Holiday Crockpot Dessert recipes are perfect for Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve.

Holiday Crockpot Appetizer Recipes
Searching for the best holiday appetizer and beverage recipes? These simple and easy recipes for holiday crockpot appetizers and beverage are special and delicious.

Swedish Meatballs Holiday Dinner Menu
Searching for an easy holiday menu? Make this Swedish Meatballs holiday dinner menu for a simple and luscious treat.

Elegant Rack of Lamb Holiday Dinner Menu
Searching for an easy and elegant holiday dinner menu? This elegant Rack of Lamb meal features a fabulous and flavorful entree served with glazed carrots and a honey fruit salad.

Shrimp Scampi Elegant Holiday Dinner Menu
Looking for an elegant dinner party menu? Shrimp scampi, one of my favorite dishes, is the star of this luscious meal, which includes rice pilaf, garlic bread, and some unbelievably good chocolate crepes.

Beef Stroganoff Holiday Menu
Searching for a special holiday dinner menu? A fabulous recipe for Beef Stroganoff is made in your slow cooker, served with buttered noodles, endive and pea salad, and a Chocolate Macaroon Bundt cake for dessert.

Roast Pork Sumptuous Dinner Menu
Searching for a fabulous dinner menu? This roast pork sumptuous dinner menu features a succulent and tender entree, served with scalloped carrots, a sweet and sour spinach salad, and a decadent chocolate fudge cake.

Freeze Ahead Holiday Appetizer and Beverage Recipes
Searching for the best appetizers and drinks to freeze for the holidays? These fabulous recipes include sweet and savory treats, such as Mini Quiches, Orange Mint Slush, and Shrimp Puffs.

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