Blue Ribbon Fruit Side Recipes


Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Spicy Watermelon Salsa

By Philip Hoel
With summer coming, we're always looking for a great way to use the fruits of the...

Rich & Creamy Cranberry-Pineapple Salad

By V Seward
I like to experiment with salads. Craving something creamy, crunchy and packed with flavor I came...

Grilled Peaches By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Grilled peaches and Georgia peaches, of course, are a wonderful surprise while camping or anytime. These...

Apple Almond Rice

By Kat Ryan
An easy side dish that goes with anything and will fill stomachs on a cold winter...

Apple-Cranberry Casserole

By Laura Young
I got this recipe from a friend who brought it to a pot luck dinner. It...

Creamy Orange Jello

By Lisa Makanvand
Everyone asks for this recipe! You will love it!!

scalloped pineapple

By Katheryn Williams
This recipe has been in my family for as long as i can remember. We always...

Grandma's Cranberry Salad

By Leah Stacey
I grew up with my grandmother and mom making this every year for the holidays. This...

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...

Cranberry Apples

By Brenda Forbes
Rarely do I not have this made and in my refrigerator! When a craving for...

Sunshine in a Bowl

By Amy Croyle
I came up with this when my sister was pregnant with her first child. She would...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Yeast Waffle With Fresh Strawberry Rum Syrup

By Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero
Waffles were so new to me and I was not into waffles and pancakes until I...

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Nunu's "Danc'n Orange" Glazed & Grilled Pineapple

By DAYLE CLICK
Put my mind in gear for my first adventure in grilling pineapple, which turned out to...

Chilled Cantaloupe, Mango and Peach Soup

By Pam Ellingson
I used to make this chilled soup during the summers when I worked with my mother...

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Easy Turkey with Apples & Glaze

By sherry monfils
A very easy, yummy, moist turkey with a hint of fall.

Old Virginia Apple Cobbler

By Amy Wallace
Taken from my late Aunt Dorothy's personal cookbooks. She was 92 at her parting and these...

Peachy Wild Rice

By Bob Wakeman
This goes good withjus abought any thing. I serve this with my stuffed pork chops

Fluffy Cranberry Salad

By melissa harris
One of my favorites during the holidays. Great way to incorporate cranberries during traditional Thanksgiving. But...

Caprese Salad Bites-Annette's

By Annette W.
One of our favorite summertime salads is Caprese Salad. I mean we can't get enough of...
10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon

10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon


You know summer is in full swing when watermelons being appearing in farmer’s markets and on supermarket shelves. We know that a big slice of sweet and juicy watermelon is refreshing and fantastic in the summer. But what else can you make with watermelon? How about cupcakes, granita, no-bake pie, gazpacho, salads, cocktails, and more! […]

Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth


When the temps go high, it’s all about keeping the kitchen cool. I love quick and easy recipes, and no-bake desserts make the menu. For me, summertime treats are always best when you don’t have to turn on the oven. Lisa Johnson’s (Fort Worth, TX) Strawberry Icebox Pie is incredibly easy to make and perfect […]