Holidays and Special Occasion Recipes Channel

Holidays & Special Occasions are a time when food is traditionally shared with visiting friends and families. Each has a unique flavor, including everything from Christmas cookies to burgers and hot dogs on the 4th of July.

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Green bean casserole is a staple at many Thanksgiving dinner tables. But who developed this recipe that has become such a holiday classic?

By Jeremy Glass

The turducken is the definitive bird-within-a-bird-within-a-bird (got that?) on the dinner table today. But who first created this mystery meat, and what does it taste like?

By Jeremy Glass

Fresh cranberries are a sign that the holidays are in full swing. But what are some simple ways to utilize with this tiny tart fruit?

By Shaun Chavis


Deep frying a turkey can be risky business. But if you know how to do it right, you'll be rewarded with a succulent and juicy result you simply can't get from roasting.

By Shaun Chavis

You've been warned: Five separate studies showed that people prefer to receive gifts they specifically requested rather than being surprised.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus