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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5 Ways to Use Fresh Cranberries

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?

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

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 taste you simply can't get from roasting.

Why Is It So Hard to Give a Great Gift?

Pro tip: Don't give people presents they wouldn't actually use.

Cranberry Infused Vodka

Mother Nature Network's cranberry infused vodka will make your holiday cocktails shine. Check out our recipe for cranberry vodka.

Potato Fritters

A delicious way to use up your mashed potatoes. Check out our recipe for extra mashed potatoes into potato fritters.

Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Get Buddy's thanskgiving turkey cake recipe. Check out Buddy's book tour, Baking with the Cake Boss, in cities across the country.

Holiday Wreath Pizza

Don't worry Santa, this quick and easy pizza is festive and can be served as an appetizer or main course . . . and oh yeah, it tastes amazing! Recipe developed by George Duran for Hunt's.

Moe Cason & Ponderosa BBQ's Whole Hog

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Moe Cason Ponderosa BBQ's whole hog from BBQ Pitmasters.

Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's BBQ Chicken

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's BBQ chicken from BBQ Pitmasters.

Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's Fried Chicken

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's fried chicken from BBQ Pitmasters.

Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's Whole Hog

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Melissa Cookston & Yazoo's Delta Q's whole hog from BBQ Pitmasters.

Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's Half Chickens

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's half chickens from BBQ Pitmasters.

Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's Whole Hog

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's whole hog from BBQ Pitmasters.

Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's Red Beans and Rice

If you're looking for a summer side dish, try this recipe for Craig Kimmel and Firehouse BBQ's red beans and rice from BBQ Pitmasters.

Shad Kirton and A Boy & His BBQ's Pulled Chicken

If you're looking for a summer main course, try this recipe for Shad Kirton & A Boy & His BBQ's pulled chicken from BBQ Pitmasters.


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