Blue Ribbon For Kids American Vegetable Recipes


Carrot Croquettes

By Vivian Queen-Chase
This recipe was made by my Aunt Afton to get her kids (6 and me) to...

Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

By Teresa Bailey
I made these for Thanksgiving and the family said they were the best carrots they had...

Yellow Squash Casserole

By Judy Martin
I have tried several recipes using yellow squash and this is the one my friends like...

That's One Darn Good Sammich!

By Sherri Williams
Sandwiches are quick and easy when you've worked all day and don't want to spend all...

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...

BBQ Crock Pot Beans

By Gloria Bernal
The perfect summer recipe for picnics, reunions or summer parties. I'm always asked for the recipe,...

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Pillows

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I'm pretty sure I am not the first to make these but they are WONDERFUL and...

Eggplant Dip/Raita - My Family Recipe

By Grishma Shah
Today I am sharing my family recipe which has been passed to generations from my grandma...

Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings

By Pam Ellingson
As my Dad used to say "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I take...

Candied Yams From Scratch

By Reyhan Sun
Water is not needed. The yams cook in the sugar and butter without water, as...

Mushroom caps made famous by Grandma

By Samantha Jacobs
These are a HUGE hit in my house. On christmas eve my family does a buffet...

Spinach and Artichoke Quesadilla w/Bacon

By Brandy Bender
I love spinach and artichoke dip!!!!

Grandma Rose's Split Pea Soup with Beef Flanken

By Erika Kerekes
My grandmother made huge batches of this soup and doled it out to her kids and...

Easter Bunny Mashed Potatoes

By Marilyn Davidson
If you have kids that don't like veggies, try this one at Easter dinner. The Easter...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

Totally Exotic Carrot Slaw

By Barbara Miller
Are you tired of the coleslaw rut? This carrot slaw has a totally over the top...

Baked Beans, Aldine Hotel Style

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is a very old & popular recipe from my hometown of Sunbury, PA. I...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Honey Glazed Carrots

By Marsha Gardner
Any way to make kids eat their veggies. Adults love them prepared this way as...

Leek & Potato Soup

By Tammy T
A soup for anytime of the year. When served chilled, it is then known as Vichyssoise....

Delectable Bacon & Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

By Ashley Burnam
I made this for a Thanksgiving work potluck and it was the first pan to be...

Fire & Ice Tomatoes (SALLYE)

By sallye bates
Good served as a side dish with just about anything, but especially with fish (I think).

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

By Karina Alcala
This recipe is so easy and so good for you is not even funny. My...
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 […]

13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes

13 Summer Grilled Side Dishes


It’s time to grab a cold drink and fire up the grill! While we love to grill chicken, steak, and salmon, grilled side dishes are some of the best. Balsamic vegetables, cheesy potatoes, charred fruit, and foil packets on the grill are must-makes this summer. Whether you’re grilling for your family on a Wednesday night […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]