Blue Ribbon #Beans Recipes


White Chicken Chili

By Kimberly Biegacki
This is my all time favorite chili to make and I really didn't have a recipe...

Land Your Man Baked Beans

By Jenny Moretz
1986 was the first time I made this dish. I was a newlywed and I was...

Bunkhouse Beans

By Shay Driver
My mom found the original version of this recipe in a cooking magazine when I was...

Super Easy Kielbasa Bean Soup

By Jen Lobb
My dad got this recipe from a friend YEARS ago and it's a staple in my...

Super Bowl Award Winning Chili Beans

By Joyce Newman
My personal recipe for spicy chili beans won a "Chili Cook Off" at a Super Bowl...

Baked Beans, Aldine Hotel Style

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is a very old & popular recipe from my hometown of Sunbury, PA. I...

Soooo Southern Magic Beans

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I have been perfecting my beans for many years. Many people have told me that...

Southern Sausage Baked Beans

By Leslie Bernardi
This is my mama's recipe. It has always been a "must-have" side at all of our...

Bean & Pea Slow Cooker Soup

By Donna Graffagnino
Also sometimes called Pantry or Cupboard Soup, this amazing, hearty crock pot dish can't get any...

Kimmy's Zesty Chili

By Kim Crain
Every cook has a special version of chili - here's mine. It's meaty and nicely...

Spicy Apple Baked Beans

By Cindy Ferguson
One of my three teenage sons loves all things apple. He's not a big bean fan...

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad

By Theresa Poma
This is one of my favorite bean salads ever. Sweet, spicy, and FRESH. I love it!

Pineapple Baked Beans

By Brenda Dixon
Everyone loves my baked beans and I am frequently asked to bring them to potlucks! ...

Killer White Chili

By Suzanne Mills
This white chili has likewise won me many awards whenever I have entered it in contests....

Baked Beans With Bacon

By Laura Huffman
My family and friends will ask me to bring my baked beans to our get-togethers. I...

Black and White Bean Chili

By Irana Grenier
This is a healthy chili, OH MY GOODNESS!, did I say Healthy? It is great for...

Spicy Chocolate Chili (My Version of Cincy Chili)

By Kimberly Biegacki
My husband, Anthony & I were getting our 2011 taxes done and one of the tax...

"Three Amigos Chili"

By Darci Bos
This chili is by far the best I have ever had! I am not being biased...

Fiesta Chili-Lime Con Carne

By Jeanette Nelson
This hearty fiesta chili has just the right level of spice. One bite and you will...

Walnut Green Beans a la Joyce

By Joyce Harrison
EVERYBODY just LOVES these beans!!!!! A favorite restaurant that we frequent serves beans that are very much...

BBQ Crock Pot Beans

By Gloria Bernal
The perfect summer recipe for picnics, reunions or summer parties. I'm always asked for the recipe,...

Sweet and Spicy Chili

By Monica Valenti
DONT LET THE LONG INGREDIENT LIST SCARE YOU OFF. This is a super meaty chili that really...

Edamame Pasta Salad

By Kathy W
This is even better the next day. Great to take on picnics or carry-outs. You won't...

Bean, Ham & Bacon Soup

By Kim Cleaves
Played around with the idea of a homemade version of the condensed version of bean &...
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