Blue Ribbon For Kids Quick & Easy Pasta Recipes


Skillet Lasagna

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

Baked Mac and Cheese for One

By Sue Lally
Cooking for one can be a challenge. No matter how much I like something, I don't...

Chicken Annabella

By Lucille Hoerle
I had this at a local restaurant many years ago and loved it. I came...

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

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

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...

Stir Mein (Stir Fry/Lo Mein)

By Michelle Griggs
Well, I've attempted to make Lo Mein at home a few times because it's my favorite...

Spinach Artichoke Lasagna Rolls

By Melody Perkins
One of the best lasagna's I've ever had! My family loved it!

Crock Pot Cheeseburger Mac

By Leena Corral
So easy and yummy, this is a great comfort food and the kids love it!

Husband's Delight

By Gretchen ***
Husbands (and kids too!) love this cheesy hamburger casserole. It's a big hit at my house....

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...

Ranch Pasta Salad

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

Taco Pasta

By Kelli Thomas
This pasta is creamy, delicious, and tastes like tacos! It won't heat up your kitchen since...

Baked Mostaccioli

By Beth Pierce
This is not your lunch ladies mostaccioli! Or your wedding day mostaccioli. This delicious...

Pizza Casserole

By Cathie Valentine
We found this recipe in a kid's cookbook years ago. We altered it as our children...

Chicken Penne Pasta Casserole

By Teresa Horn
Love to cook from scratch and was in the kitchen wondering just what to fix for...

Grandmother's Seafood Salad

By Melanie B
My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas...

Smoky Orzo Casserole

By Lynda Hayes
My husband created this dish. He wanted something flavorful and easy to fix. This is...

Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce

By Merry Graham
I hope you try Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce and Roasted Broccoli! I bet ya...

Spring Salad Stack-Up

By Tam D
This salad is so good even the pre-schoolers ate it. It's wonderful for a quick,...

Shrimp Pasta Salad

By Michelle Flory
My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.

Drunken Sun-Dried Tomato One Dish Pasta

By Melissa Buchanan-Smith
The smells are fabulous and only one dish to clean. I prefer this meatless. There is...

Cube Steak Parmesan Over Spaghetti

By Michael Jordan
A true Italian palate pleaser... So simple to make and can be altered to anyone's tastebuds.

"Goulash" ala Patrick

By Angie Robinson
This was my boyfriend's recipe. The only change I made was to add the hot sauce...

Sweet Cinnamon Gnocchi with Brown Sugar Syrup

By Lillian Patterson
I know, breakfast pasta? But it's seriously delicious! This would be great with sweet potatoes as...
11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken


When asked, “What’s for dinner?” and you answer chicken, you won’t get a sigh from your family if you say grilled chicken. No matter what cut of chicken your family likes, we’ve gathered an assortment of recipes to make all summer long. You’ll find grilled chicken breast, wing, and thigh recipes. Plus, a tasty recipe […]

17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]