Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Main Course Recipes


Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

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

Baked Monte Cristo Sandwiches

By Jean Moore
Perfect for hurry up meals and easy preparation. KIDS LOVE IT! It's great for Bunco too.

Taco Pasta

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

Chicken and Pasta With Summer Vegetables

By Marcia Devenitch
I had a recipe similar to this and lost it. So, I created this one which...

BBQ Turnovers

By Brenda Jucknies
These are sooooo... good and they are really simple!! Hope you enjoy as much as we...

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...

Coconut Beer Shrimp With Sweet and Tangy Sauce

By Leah Stacey
There isn't much to be said about this coconut beer shrimp with sweet and tangy sauce...

Cilantro Pesto Chicken Pizza

By Kristi Bell
My hubby loves this recipe. The kids not so much. On half of the pizza dough,...

Philly Cheesesteak Calzones

By Amy Cox
While we were moving into our new home, I whipped this up because we didn't have...

Oriental Grilled Chicken

By Diane M.
Over the years, my cooking style has changed. This is one recipe that has stood the...

Tater Tot Casserole

By Phyllis Gesch
This tater tot casserole is perfect for potlucks and very kid-friendly. Always a crowd-pleaser.

Grilled Steak and Veggies Tacos

By joann gough-stallbaumer
Flat iron steak has become my favorite versatile cut of beef. It cooks quickly and has...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

By Marianne Gleason
Perfect for these hot summer nights! Goes together quickly and not too heavy! Serving...

Baja Style Fish Tacos

By stephanie tate
My boyfriend loves these! This recipe reminds me of summers in Mexico and buying a...

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...

Breakfast Casserole

By Tonna Canfield
This is delicious and so quick and easy! Even though it is a breakfast casserole,...

Just Plain Good Golden Fried Chicken Cutlets

By Elaine Bovender
Good old Southern fried chicken is a favorite of my husband and me. This is an...

Cindy's Turkey Bacon Feta Wraps

By cindy dutton
These are so simple to make and so good.

Homemade Pigs in a Blanket

By Diane C.
In honor of National Hot Dog Day, I wanted to make hot dogs for dinner, but...

Roast Sticky Chicken Rotisserie Style Like the Deli

By belle south
I make up this seasoning mix in bulk and store it in a mason jar. It...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

By Laura Davis
This is so easy and delicious. Served with brown rice and green beans.

Cornbread Salad

By Angie Cox
I discovered this at an office potluck, it is wonderful! Great for potlucks, get together s,...

Juiciest Hamburgers Ever

By Thedford Byrum
For you guys who like to grill, this one is for you. This is so easy...
Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

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 […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]