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...

Cranberry Apples

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

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

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

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...

Spicy Watermelon Salsa

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

Apple-Cranberry Casserole

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

Candied Pears

By Cynthia Rivers Martinez
These are so wonderful. They are similar to what you can purchase at Cracker Barrel....

Peachy Wild Rice

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

Easy Turkey With Apples and Glaze

By sherry monfils
A very easy, yummy, and 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...

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...

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...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

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

Fluffy Cranberry Salad

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

Creamy Orange Jello

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

Cheesecake Dip on a Stick

By Whitney Froehlich
Concocted this recipe by a total accident! It was supposed to be used as a cupcake...

Harvest Fruit Salad

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

Apple Almond Rice

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

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...

Tzimmes

By Jackie Marinoff
Tzimmes is a Jewish sweet casserole dish traditionally served during the holidays such as Passover, Rosh...

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...

Slow Cooker Applesauce

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from November's...
Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

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 […]

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer


Tomatoes are available year-round, but sweet and juicy they are at their prime in the summer. If you grow them, you may be wondering what’s the best way to use fresh tomatoes. By weaving them into as many meals as you can! How about in an easy gazpacho soup or bruschetta? Or, use fresh tomatoes […]