Holiday and Occasion Food

For your favorite foodie holidays, you'll find the best recipes, menu ideas, and more—from ideas for a Thanksgiving feast with all the southern trimmings (fried turkey, chestnut stuffing) to incredible and easy appetizer recipes for the Super Bowl or any game day occasion.

 

Staff Picks

Tee's Corn Pudding Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
This quick and easy recipe is a Southern favorite for Thanksgiving Day.

Fresh Fruit Salad

Whip up an easy-to-make batch of our Fresh Fruit Salad before hosting your next brunch and luncheon.

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

Rating: 3.5 stars 5
This savory biscuit-topped cobbler is the most comforting dinner you'll serve this holiday season.

Buttermilk Frosting Recipe

Buttermilk Frosting is a quick and easy frosting to whip up.

Lump Crab Mornay

This creamy dip is sure to be a hit at your next party. Julia adapted this creamy dip from a recipe in Bayou Cuisine by St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Indianola, Mississippi.

Fudgy Pecan Bourbon Balls Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 3
These decadent little delights are a cross between bourbon balls and chocolate truffles—the ideal holiday treat.

Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
This no-fail cornbread dressing recipe is as classic as it gets.

Christmas Morning Strata

Rating: 4 stars 2
Forget alarm clocks—the aroma of warm strata will get them out of bed and opening presents in no time.

Blueberry-Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Add fruity flavor to basic iced tea with blueberries and lemon juice for a refreshing drink that's great for entertaining.

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
These Herbed Potato Stacks completely transform the humble potato into an elegant side dish that will impress any holiday dinner guests.

Classic Candied Yams Recipe

Lightly spiced and oh-so-sweet, these candied yams will become a mainstay in your Thanksgiving recipe lineup.

Cappuccino Swirl Bars Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
These coffee chocolate bars may look fancy, but are actually super easy to make.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Sausage-and-Cheese Grits Quiche Recipe
Rating: 5 stars 2

Feed a holiday brunch crowd with this cheesy crustless quiche.