Blue Ribbon #Kids Recipes


Root Beer Float Cake with Root Beer White Fluff Icing

By Denise Regan
This one of my daughters favorite cakes. Its the perfect taste for a summer sweet. There...

Tiropitakia *Savory Cheese Puffs* + Phyllo Dough Tutorial

By Didi Dalaba
This a very old passed many generations down Greek recipe. This is one of the...

Pumpkin Muffins Filled With Spiced Marshmallow Cream

By Didi Dalaba
This is such an easy recipe because you start off with a spice cake mix. You...

Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice

By Jenni K
A coworker brought these to work a few years ago, and I thought they were so...

Fried Wonton Tacos

By Mindy Sena
We were having tacos for dinner, had won tons in the fridge, thought why not? It...

Carrot Halwa

By Vasupradha Raghav-Vasudevan
A traditional Indian sweet...passed down through generations... I still remember the day like yesterday when my paternal...

Easter Bunny Mashed Potatoes

By Marilyn Davidson
If you have kids that don't like veggies, try this one at Easter dinner. The Easter...

Yellow Cake and Brownie Topped Cupcakes

By Tiffany Young
My boys and I made these tonight. Nolan, being 10, helped with most. Jordan, being 6,...

Working Mom's Layered Nachos

By Michelle Waco
A quick, easy and somewhat healthy dinner fix for anytime you need to get dinner on...

Grilled Chicken Pizza

By Sherry Price
This pizza is out of this world. I use the burrito shells but you can use...

Grandmother Ada's Gingerbread-My Father's Favorite

By Kathleen Hagood
Father's Day is near, so I thought of gingerbread. I began baking as a child, and...

Pizza for One

By Melanie B
I put together several recipes to come up with these. They are so good and...

Cassie's Greek Fries on the Grill

By Cassie Passero
I love Greek food and love to BBQ whenever possible. So when we do lamb on...

Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Cupcakes

By Cara Metzger
My sons love to eat these "cupcakes" for dinner. They are fun for the whole...

Skillet Lasagna

By Tammy T
This is one of the most requested meals to make from my children and the most...

Easter Bird Nests

By Lolita Slafter
This is a recipe from my mom from many years ago and I used to make...

Cinderella's Oatmeal

By Anna B.
This oatmeal is a nutritionally stunning meal that is perfect for every little princess (or a...

Virginia's Molasses Cookies- Recipe 100 Years Old

By Family Favorites
My grandmother, Virginia, was a culinary instructor until her passing at over 100 years. This recipe...

Dinner Nachos

By Betsy Wolfe
A gaggle of teens come over at the last minute? People show up to watch the...

Football Oatmeal Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Belinda Castillo
Fun and yummy! Great for Super Bowl parties!

Pizza Dessert

By Victoria Russell
What makes this recipe great is the taste of the chocolate with the strawberry. It's indulging!
Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

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 […]

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 […]