Blue Ribbon Fruit Side Recipes


Grandma's Cranberry Salad

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

Fluffy Cranberry Salad

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

Apple Almond Rice

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

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

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

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!!

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...

scalloped pineapple

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

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...

Grilled Peaches By Freda

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

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

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...
20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]

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 […]

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]