Blue Ribbon Pasta Side Recipes


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...

5 Cheese Macaroni

By jenifer carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me...

Pasta Slaw

By Shelene Wilhelm
We came up with this recipe after eating pasta slaw at Nordy's BBQ. Neither my husband...

Deli Mac Salad

By Helene Mulvihill
This is a family recipe from my husband's family. They owned a deli in NJ many...

Fettuccine Alfredo

By Megan Olson
This rich, creamy dish is one of my favorite comfort foods and it has gotten rave...

Baked Mac and Cheese for One

By Sue Lally
Cooking for one can be a challenge. No matter how much I like something, I don't...

Light and Delicious Spaghetti Squash

By Julia McGinnis
Last year I was introduced to spaghetti squash, and I was amazed by its versatility! ...

Creole Mac & Cheese

By Leah Stacey
I love mac and cheese! This is my most favorite recipe. I love the spice in...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

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

CAVATINI

By Eddie Jordan
There are so many wonderful casserole's but Cavatini is one of my favorites.

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...

Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

By Michelle Waco
This is my spin on my Mom's famous shrimp salad - adapted for my DH's tastes...

Millie's Holy Guacamole Pasta Salad

By Millie P. York
I do a lot of cooking for the hospitality team at my church and I was...

Bacon Mushroom Noodle Casserole

By Jessica Silva
I am always in the mood for some comfort food. And for me, that includes a...

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

By Marcia McCance
The first time I tasted this was at the gathering for my father's funeral. Our Italian...

South of the Border Mac and Cheese

By Debbie Reid
This is a different, yummy variation on a favorite classic!

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for EVERY bonfire, birthday party, holiday get-together,...

Macaroni and Cheese with a Twist

By Grace Pulley
My youngest son and I have been enjoying preparing foods this week we don't often get...

Asian Vegetable Pasta Salad

By Linda Dalton
This is a variation of a recipe I created a number of years ago that gave...

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

By stephanie sorbie
My mom's boyfriend used to have baked mac and cheese as a boy. His mom would...

Butternut Squash Risotto

By Susan McGreevy
I love Risotto and I am always looking for recipes. It has such creaminess without...

Macaroni and Cheese

By Melissa Snow
You can use Swiss cheese in place of the Provolone. This is a recipe I...

Tomato and Summer Squash Sauce on Pasta

By Millie Johnson
My counter was covered with some tomatoes and squash that I needed to do something with...
Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

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 […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]