Blue Ribbon #Cider Recipes


Old Virginia Wassail Cider

By Yvonne Corbett
This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold...

Apple Cider Donuts

By Megan Flores
There is nothing better in the fall than those melt in your mouth apple donuts from...

Caramel Apple Cider

By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days

Homemade Holiday Cranberry Cider

By Shannon Renee
This is great for holiday parties and family gatherings. This is a tradition in our house...

Cider Basted Apple Dumplings

By Susan Bickta
This recipe is a version of my husband's Mom-mom Bessie's recipe. She made the BEST...

Apple Pancakes

By David Reeves
Based on Memphis chef Shelley Baltz's "The Best Pancakes," my version sautees the apples in butter...

Holiday Spiced Cider

By Dawn Emel
So yummy!! My family loves this recipe, especially on a cold day.

Hot Cranberry Orange Cider

By Teressa Drenth
Developed this for all the different guests we had over the holidays. It's perfect after...
Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie


How can you make dessert better? Add pecans! Being from the South, pecans have always been a favorite of mine. We all know they’re essential for pecan pie, but they are tasty in other desserts too. When the weather is warmer, I love to end the day with a bowl of ice cream. Family Favorites’ […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]