Blue Ribbon Main Course Recipes

Add a pinch of fun to your next meal with these beloved main course recipe ideas. Meat and potatoes? You bet! But it doesn’t stop there…


Honey Baked Ham

By Pam Martin-Allen
A delicious ham for your holiday meal.

Spiral Sliced Smoked Baked Ham

By Diane Springs
My family loves ham. I LOVE ham! And so easy to make. Yet every time I...

Perfect Prime Rib Every Time (The Best Ever)

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
I promise you this comes out perfect. Make sure NO ONE OPENs THE OVEN DOOR. I...

Sea's Salisbury Steak

By Sea Sun
This is my favorite recipe for Salisbury steak. It's very easy and gets rave reviews!...

Kielbasa Lazy Pierogi

By Nor Mac
I’m sure a lot of you have had lazy pierogi. This is more of a lazy...

Cranberry Meatballs

By Vivian Queen-Chase
Back in the '60s, our gas company put on what they called their Holiday Cooking show....

Family Favorite Slow Cooked Pot Roast

By Teresa Jacobson
This was the first recipe my mother-in-law ever taught me to make for her darling boy....

Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham

By Kathy kope
My niece made this for Easter a few years and now we make it every Easter....

My Honey Pineapple Ultimate Baked Ham

By Lana Bade
I do not like ham except this one. Many have told me they agree. It is...

Turkey in a Bag

By Patricia Brown
This is a neat shortcut for busy cooks! The finished product reminds me of the...

Prime Rib Roast Au Jus Perfect Every Time! No Fail

By Deb Crane
This is my go-to recipe for perfect prime rib roast every.single.time! No matter what size roast...

Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

By Michelle Wolf
This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to...

Cheeseburger Casserole

By Kathy Cromer
A great cheeseburger without the bottom bun which means fewer carbs right? We loved this and...

Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

By Debbie W
I love Mexican food and the way it makes my house smell... all the spices are...

Old Fashioned Homemade Chicken & Dumplings

By Linda Griffith
This recipe was handed down from my husband's family. It's a family favorite and you can...

Italian Casserole

By Gail Welch
I love the meaty marinara pasta that you can buy. So I decided to try to...

Kroketten (Dutch Croquettes)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
These were one of my favorite treats in Holland and they have vending machines in the...

Killer White Chili

By Suzanne Mills
This white chili has likewise won me many awards whenever I have entered it in contests....

Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

By Marsha Gardner
Wondering what to do with the leftover turkey and mashed potatoes? Make this easy and tasty...

Whiskey Wild Cherry Coke Glazed Ham

By Monica Keleher
This ham is such an incredible hit at our house. The boys devour it. I serve...

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Andouille

By Jeanne Collins
It's Fat Tuesday but I'm on the Wahls Protocol Paleo diet. I wanted to fix something...

Christmas Meat Roll

By barbara lentz
Growing up we used to have this on Christmas Eve for dinner. It is so good...

Whole Ham Glazed With Red Wine and Spices

By Mikekey *
We only do ham for Christmas about every 10 years or so (usually do leg of...

Briana's First Standing Rib Roast

By Rose Mary Mogan
We had an early Christmas dinner in 2016 because our daughter Briana had to work and...
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