Blue Ribbon Italian Main Course Recipes


The Mamas' Lasagna

By Cherie Hammond
This recipe represents a blend of 3 recipes, from my mom, my mother-in-law and me! ...

Linguine with Meat Sauce

By Cherie Hammond
This is the first recipe I "adopted"! It was fun and easy to make; just...

Stromboli

By Lynn Zak
A dear friend of mine made this for my family after I had had a serious...

My "Famous" Lasagna

By jannette dellanos-poland
I CALL THIS "MY FAMOUS LASAGNA" BECAUSE EVERY TIME I HAVE MADE IT IT BECOMES SOMEONE'S...

Italian Beef -- Fantastico

By Gary Hancq
Family and friends tell me this beats the Best of the Best of those served ...

Mamma Maria's Baked Ziti, Pasta al Forno

By Lin Kev
This recipe comes from my mom, she was the best cook. She thought me how to...

Chicken Spaghetti

By Jeanne Benavidez
This is a great, comfort dish. My sister gave me the recipe and I tweaked it...

Creamy Bacon Pasta With Coffee Spice Rubbed Scallops

By cindy sandberg
This is another "Mystery ingredient" challenge entry. I had a lot of fun brainstorming ideas for...

Fettuccine Chicken & Tomato Dinner

By Denise Miles
Made this recipe from what I had in my fridge & pantry. Very Good, if...

Chicken Piccata

By Lisa N
This version is very delicious and has a very distinct and memorable flavor. It is as...

Italian Chicken Packages

By Lynn Zak
Remember "hobo packs" from your growing up years? This is the same idea, only with...

Spinach Lasagna Roulade

By M L
This is a very simple recipe that looks great and tastes even better. I started...

Spinach Chicken Wraps

By Brandi Blackley
Sometimes, eating tasty and reasonably healthy can go hand in hand. Spinach and chicken anchor this...

Linguini and white clam sauce.

By Kat Ryan
my grandma made this with wilted lettuce salad once a month.

Spinach Alfredo Pizza

By Patty Clare
This is an absolute hit at my house. My family loves CiCi's, so I tried one...

Fresh Rosemary Chicken with Pesto Pasta!

By Becky Hammond
I took a number of different recipes and experimented by combining them! This is so...

Lasagna - No Boil

By Penny R
No special "no-boil" or "oven-ready" noodles are required for a no-boil lasagna. Just buy the...

Super Easy Working Mom's Manicotti

By Michelle Waco
A twist on the super easy recipe I use from the back of the AMERICAN BEAUTY...

Sausage Stuffed Shells

By Valerie Reeves
For years, I tried to find a recipe for stuffed shells and/or manicotti that included meat...

Cheese Stuffed Shells in Marinara

By Randi Williams
If you don't like marinara sauce, a nice cream sauce or traditional pasta sauce will suffice.

Chicken Asiago Panini

By Clare Z
I just bought a Calphalon panini grill with grill press and it worked great. This...

Tomato Mozzarello Panini

By Debi McMurray
I love the sandwich I get at Panaro Bread Company so I tried to make it...
20 Spring Salad Recipes

20 Spring Salad Recipes


Fresh, bright, and bursting with flavor, these springtime salads are healthy and delicious. Using seasonal ingredients, these spring salads are full of asparagus, radishes, peas, avocados, berries, lemon, and mint – making for one tasty side dish or main meal. Who knew we would love salads so much? Get ready to Pinch these spring salads!

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo


Send your taste buds south of the border with these tasty Mexican appetizers. Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday. We can’t think of anything more fun than celebrating with finger foods. Fresh salsa, kicking guacamole, cheesy corn dip, meaty queso … each bite will be a party of flavors in your mouth. Turn your […]

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]