Main Dish 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…


Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Spicy Honey Drizzle

By Mary Lundschen
I think that frying chicken is what God made cast iron skillets for. Also, if you...

Cool Cucumber Sandwiches

By Michelle Cater
These are great sandwiches for picnics or for a cool summer brunch. You can make these...

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli

By Sheila D
This Crock Pot beef and broccoli is my husband's favorite meal.

Luby's Fried Fish and Tartar Sauce

By Mary Mouchette
I love Luby's Fried Fish but none of their cookbooks have the recipe included. So I...

Green Beans, Chicken Breasts and Red Skin Potatoes

By LINDA BAILEY
This is such an easy dish for any dinner! Everyone loves it!

Man Catching Fried Chicken

By Leah Stacey
This chicken promises to "catch a man". If he doesn't take the bait then he isn't...

Dee Dee's Southern Fried Buttermilk Chicken

By Diane Atherton
I think the trick to good crispy fried chicken is to brine it first in a...

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

By Virginia (Ginger) Dean
Naturally, fried chicken is considered Southern cuisine. Folks young and old enjoy good fried chicken... especially...

Crispy Southern Fried Chicken

By Elaine Bovender
My family loves good fried chicken and I've been making this recipe for years. My...

Awesome Skirt Steak With Coffee Rub & Tomatoes

By Andy Anderson !
This is an awesome dish that you can have on the table in 30 minutes or...

Fried Chicken Strips

By Penny R
All seasonings/spices can be adjusted to suit your taste.

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

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

Homemade Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

By Megan Flores
It's the perfect comfort meal on a chilly day! ***Disclaimer - 99% of the dishes represented by...

Chicken Margherita w/ Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

By Jennifer Bass
This delicious ensemble can be experimented with different flavors such as Balsamic and even marinara sauce....

Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce

By Sherri Williams
My husband loves chicken tenders with homemade honey mustard sauce. This is a quick and...

Oriental Grilled Chicken

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

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....

Oven Fried Chicken Tenders

By Crystal W.
These are my sons favorite tenders!!

Lemon Butter Baked Cod

By Tammy Kendell
This recipe makes any white fish juicy and delicious. Makes a fantastic meal when served with...

Oven-fried Chicken

By Marianne Gleason
The taste of fried chicken without all the mess and calories of frying!

Spicy Stuffed Poblano Peppers

By Isabel Vela
These are so delicious and I love the taste of the Poblano pepper. I used to...

Italian Drunken Noodles

By Lisa Swarm
This Italian drunken noodle recipe has been a family favorite for a while. Great flavors and...

Best Darn Chicken Tenders

By Cassie *
Love these chicken tenders. I've made many tender recipes, but this is my favorite... flavorful, tender...
10 Tips for Cooking With Kids

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids


With camps canceled, not all pools are opening (or with limited capacity), and fewer playdates than usual, keeping kids occupied can be challenging. To keep them from asking what’s to eat, get them in the kitchen. Cooking teaches math skills, lets kids learn how food gets to the table, and creates valuable memories. But… depending […]

16 Fresh Cucumber Recipes to Try This Summer

16 Fresh Cucumber Recipes to Try This Summer


Since cucumbers are 95% water, they help with hydration and are fantastic to add to your summer menu. They’re not just for tossing into a garden salad or slicing for a snack either. From soups to creamy and marinated salads, dips to drinks, here are 16 fresh cucumber recipes to try this summer.

Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic

Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic


Looking for an activity to do with the family? Have a picnic! Whether it’s in a local park or just in your yard, on a nice summer day take your meal outside. I’ve put together a menu of easy recipes for a family picnic everyone will enjoy. “Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for […]