Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Leftover Turkey and Cranberry Sauce on a Bagel
After a traditional holiday meal, we’re always looking for ways to use up the leftovers. This tart and tasty breakfast sandwich is one delectable option. More »
Pumpkin Pies with Spiced Walnut Streusel + All-Butter Pie Dough
'I prepare a large version of this pie every year that I host Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. The streusel and filling are both heavy on the ginger, but it is balanced out by the creamy custard filling and a dollop of whipped cream on top. The flavors of the filling improve over time, so... More »
Cranberry Banana Loaf
Have leftover cranberries in your fridge? Bananas combine well with other ingredients such as nuts and chocolate chips, but cranberries always seem to be a favorite. More »
Babycakes Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Caramel Pecan Topping
Makes 16 to 18 cheesecakes Pumpkin, spices and pecans make a winning combination. In fact, with this much flavor, you’ll want to make these often! And, you can, with 175 Best Babycakes Cupcake Maker Recipes! Tips  Graham wafer crumbs can be purchased ready-made, but if you can’t find them,... More »
Pumpkin Cupcakes
''I am a pumpkin nut, putting it in everything from pancakes to cookies to cakes to ice cream. So, naturally, I have created a delicious pumpkin cupcake, which is awesome any time of the year. Try it topped with Rum Buttercream or Caramel Frosting.' ~Julie Hasson More »
Weeknight Chicken and Stuffing
Chicken and stuffing, made in minutes with pantry-friendly ingredients — what more could you want from a meal? How about easy cleanup, too. Perfect comfort food for the busy holiday season. More »
King Ranch Casserole
Many King Ranch casserole recipes call for ground beef, but we prefer leftover shredded beef brisket, which makes this dish heartier and more flavorful. Serve with black bean and corn salsa and a guacamole salad. And don't forget the frozen margaritas! More »
Cheddar-Corn Impossible Pie
When you think there’s nothing in the house for supper, or when relatives suddenly appear for Sunday lunch, here’s the answer. The flour mixture in this vegetable-packed dish magically forms a very thin tender base for its zesty custard filling. Serve with chili sauce or bottled salsa and a cabbage... More »
Beef & Wild Mushrooms in Stout with Champ
In Belgium and France they would call this rich beef stew cooked in beer a carbonnade. It would probably be accompanied by good crusty bread and butter. Kathleen's Irish roots demand mashed potatoes with green onions and butter, and that's called champ. Perfect for a comforting weeknight warm-up! More »
Gayatri’s Green Mango Dal
"A recipe straight from the heart! On a trip to Hyderabad, I met a woman who was not only a fabulous cook, but also more than happy to share her knowledge and recipes. Her love of food was translated into a hugely successful restaurant set in a beautifully landscaped garden. She prepared this dish... More »
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