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…


Turkey Cups

By Nicole Szonye Rhodes
Leftovers this week? Here's how to use up a few of them. Little turkey...

My Mom's Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

By Robyn Bruce
My mom is 91 years old now. But through the years, when I was a kid...

Not Yo' Momma's Stuffing

By Megan Flores
This stuffing recipe is so flavor-packed it's ridiculous! It complements any turkey, pork, or chicken dish! ***Disclaimer...

Southern Spice Hash Brown Casserole

By Renae McVay
Who doesn't love hash brown casserole? We love a little bite to our dishes so I...

2-Hour Turkey, Really.

By Torrey Moseley
I ran across this recipe a few years back from my local grocery store. I was...

CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI CASSEROLE

By Leona Krivda
Everyone always likes this a lot and wants the recipe.

Leftover Turkey Nachos

By Doreen Fish
A great way to use up that Thanksgiving turkey. Delicious and filling!!

Our Family Crock Pot Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

By Lana Bade
You will be making these often when you see how easy and delicious this one is....

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...

Thanksgiving Teaser Roast Turkey Breast

By Ashley Burnam
I really like Thanksgiving... like a lot. So instead of waiting for the holiday to enjoy...

Creamy Turkey Soup, Leftover Special

By sue bronner
I started making this soup as a leftover special utilizing my leftover turkey from Thanksgiving dinner...

~ Cassie's Comforting Chicken & Noodles ~

By Cassie *
I made this easy, tasty meal for my mom to help out while ill. She loved...

Firehouse Steak

By Donna Brown
I've often heard that some firemen are really good cooks. I cut this recipe out...

Grandma's Cabbage Burgers!

By Brenda Broadfoot
I love it when my Mom and Grandma would make these. It was always a special...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

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

Turkey, Brined and Bagged!

By Candi Hummer
Juicy, full of flavor, and even though it's a 20 pounder, it's gone the day after...

Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

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

Leftover Turkey Broccoli Bake, Lyn*

By Lyn Starr
We were a bit tired of turkey on the 3rd day, so I came up with...

Baked Turkey Legs- Connie's

By Connie Ottman
I'm a real fan of dark chicken and turkey meat. And I was feeling the...

Leftover Turkey Enchilada Pot Pie

By Margaret G
After Thanksgiving or Christmas, when the sides and desserts are long gone, but you're still left...

Jason's Drunken Beer & Bacon Mac and Cheese

By Jason Vincik
TIP: Got leftover mac and cheese in the fridge? Roll it into 2-inch balls;...

Honey Baked Ham

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

Creole Mac & Cheese

By Leah Stacey
I love mac and cheese! This is my most favorite recipe. I love the spice in...

Southern Sausage Baked Beans

By Leslie Bernardi
This is my mama's recipe. It has always been a "must-have" side at all of our...
11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist


Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Typically flavored with fall spices (like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves), the custard pie is creamy and luscious. The version most aligned to what we think of pumpkin pie first appeared in Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery cookbook in 1796. Since then, pumpkin pie has evolved. Now, there are […]

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays


Sweet potatoes always seem to work their way into a holiday meal. Candied sweet potatoes and sweet potato casserole are staples, but there are other ways to enjoy a sweet potato. We’ve gathered 19 recipes you can make with sweet potatoes during the holidays. Of course, we’re sharing a couple of candied and casserole recipes. […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]