Blue Ribbon For Kids Quick & Easy Recipes


Grandma Wells' Tuna Macaroni Salad

By Katrina Freed
For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can...

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

By cayden stillwell
I wanted a to make dessert and decided on a smoothie. My grandma said...

Battered French Fries

By Maria Shinzai
A change from regular fries, these are battered just like when you batter your chicken or...

Parmesan Asparagus

By Aku N
This is the only way to eat asparagus! Very good!!! This is asparagus tossed in a...

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Orange Lemonade

By cheryl wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular lemonade....

Aunt Kathy's Oven Burgers

By Dawn Whitted
These burgers are simple and delicious. My guy's Aunt Kathy made these when I first...

Chili Dog In A Log!

By Colleen Sowa
Chili Dog In A Log! That's right! Chili dogs in an egg roll wrapper... This...

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

By Sherry Symmonds
Oh my gosh, these are good and so easy. Use your imagination. I stumbled upon this...

Italian Minestrone

By Debra Freeman
I love soup. This is a delicious one and, as an added bonus, it is healthy...

Baked Monte Cristo Sandwiches

By Jean Moore
Perfect for hurry up meals and easy preparation. KIDS LOVE IT! It's great for Bunco too.

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

By Betty Graves
Cream cheese and spaghetti. Wow! One of my favorite ingredients to cook with is cream cheese....

Cubano International Sandwich

By Julia Ferguson
This is my take on Panera's Cuban Sandwich. It's easy, quick and delicious. International, you ask?...

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

By Colleen Barrett
When my mother made these potatoes for the first time 25+ years ago at Thanksgiving one...

"Cheeseburger" Casserole

By Jenny Pennington
I make this quite often at my house and it's always a BIG hit! There are...

Lentil Chili

By Karina Alcala
I love to make this chili because my kids love it. I can sneak in vegetables...

Strawberry Lemonade with NO sugar added

By Charlotte Carlile
This is a wonderful refreshing summer quencher that you can enjoy and enjoy and enjoy with...

Sloppy Joe Mix

By Dawn Whitted
Don't let this list of ingredients intimidate you. These are easy and you probably have most...

Thumb Print Cookies The Ultimate best!

By Deb Crane
This is the only Thumb print cookie recipe I will ever use. They turn out delicate...

Mexican Pinwheels

By Denise Greene McManaway
Kids love these in addition to adults! Great buffet addition during the holidays.

Tasty Thanksgiving Turkey

By Linda DeBenedittis
I have been trying to find a good turkey recipe for years, and over the past...

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

By Tiphane Fleming
I don't know if this is the way they do it in Philly, but this is...

Country Garden Fritters With Chili Lemon Cream

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I married the love of my life and he dislikes most veggies so I had to...

Homemade King Hawaiian Rolls Or Loaf

By LINDA BAILEY
These are so good. I got this recipe from my step daughter!
22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day


I have fond memories of my dad standing over the grill during the summer preparing a feast for the family. This Father’s Day, I plan to take over grilling duties from my husband and prepare a fantastic grilled meal. If you want to pick up the tongs, too, then check out these recipes. Cheryl Culver’s […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]