Blue Ribbon #Beginner Cook Recipes


Fruity Tossed Salad

By Cindi Bauer
I got the idea to make this delicious salad from Nancy Girard, whose an amazing cook....

Grandma Richter's Wilted Lettuce Salad

By Cindi Bauer
This is my son-in-laws favorite salad, which was prepared by his grandmother on many holiday occasions....

Rhubarb Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

By Cindi Bauer
I "love" rhubarb! And I love this cake, it's not too sweet, and not too tart!...
14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays


Sweet potatoes always seem to work their way into a holiday meal. Candied sweet potatoes and sweet potato casserole are staples, but there are other ways to enjoy a sweet potato. We’ve gathered 19 recipes you can make with sweet potatoes during the holidays. Of course, we’re sharing a couple of candied and casserole recipes. […]