Food Ideas for the Holidays | Kraft in the Kitchen

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Top 6 Memorial Day Recipes: Macaroni Salad, Cole Slaw & More

Ahh, the Memorial Day cookout: Your annual chance to reconnect with family, enjoy the magical late-spring weather and flex your grilling muscles in preparation for the (hopefully many!) summer cookouts to come. And while burgers and hot dogs might be default Memorial Day entrées, that just gives side dishes and dessert more room to shine! I’ve gathered a few traditional-faves-with-a-twist, including potato salad, macaroni salad and my very favorite fruity (yep, fruity!) cole slaw recipe, to help up your patio-party game.

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Easy Easter Appetizers You Need in Your Life

If you’re celebrating Easter, you’ve probably got enough on your plate without needlessly complicating your menu. But here’s good news: You can take fussy appetizers out of that equation and focus on the rest of the festivities (even if that means sneaking candy from the kids’ baskets while they’re distracted—no judgment). I’ve gathered the eight easiest pre-feast noshes I could find, including deviled eggs, breads, mini frittatas and a creamy dip recipe or two. Because I’m nice like that—and because everybunny needs a break sometimes.

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Perfect Banana Cream Pie Bars

We usually have Easter dinner at my parents’ house, and I always like to take a special dessert—usually a delicious cream pie. This year, I’m bringing these amazing Strawberry-Banana Cream Pie Bars. Nothing says spring like a light and fluffy banana cream pie, and the addition of fresh strawberries puts a really special twist on a classic.

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How to Have a “Ball” on Game Day

It’s been a while since I’ve touched a basketball. My athletic career peaked in middle school, back when the number of sweatbands you wore was just as important as your skill level. While I never learned to spin the ball on one finger, my ball-handling skills have managed to improve since then—in the kitchen, that is. And if you think ball hogs only exist on the basketball courts, you haven’t seen my party guests when I bring out the cheese ball. Here’s my winning roster for the best ball-shaped recipes.

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Bunny Cakes and Beyond: Our 7 Cutest Easter Desserts

Some may ask, “Why bother with a cute Easter dessert when chocolate bunnies and creme-filled eggs are so plentiful?” Listen, the truth is that they’re just…not…cute enough! Chocolate bunnies are sweet…but they’re so predictable. And so I bring you cupcakes that are too pretty to go unnoticed. Rainbow cakes that are equal parts daring and darling. Bunny cakes that command attention with their eye-catching adorableness. Easter is an opportunity for total cuteness overload. And with these seven recipes, that’s exactly what you’ll deliver!

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