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…


Tater Tot Casserole With Bacon

By Jill Richmond
Slight variations on a very basic recipe made this one a HUGE hit with my family!...

Mama's Chicken Pie

By Janet Crow
This is one of our favorite chicken pies. When my son would come home from a...

Beef Tips

By Kathy Sandoz
This is easy but no one will believe it. It's delicious!!

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

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

Taco Pasta

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

Baked Monte Cristo Sandwiches

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

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...

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...

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...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

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

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...

Killer White Chili

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

The BEST Chicken Pot Pie Ever!

By Martha Ray Deen
I get a request from my family to make this dish at LEAST once a month....

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,...

Stuffed Green Peppers

By Natalie Loop
I love green peppers in my eggs for breakfast, in my salads, on my pizza, and...
7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

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 […]

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes


When planning a menu for your summer cookouts, make sure to add a slab or two of ribs to your menu. When done right, they’re tender, flavorful, and oh so tasty. Whether you like your ribs grilled, oven-baked, or smoked we’re sharing something to suit everyone. These 10 fall-off-the-bone rib recipes are so good, have […]