Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Vegetable Recipes


Southern Sausage Baked Beans

By Leslie Bernardi
This is my mama's recipe. It has always been a "must-have" side at all of our...

Sauteed Parmesan Zucchini & Yellow Squash

By Lynelle Caldwell
Every summer no matter how few plants we plant it seems like we have too much...

Parmesan Asparagus

By Aku N
This is the only way to eat asparagus! Very good!!! This is asparagus tossed in a...

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...

Squash Croquettes

By DEBORAH SANDERS
Great side dish. When cooked in the cooking spray, it is just 2 Weight Watchers points...

Tater Tot Casserole

By Muna Escobar
My kids love this. The more tater tots and cheese I put in it, the better.

Crazy Corn

By Ashley Dawkins
I am not a fan of mayonnaise, but I could eat this corn ALL summer long!...

Delish Knish

By Craig Clark
A knish is a piece of dough stuffed with potato, meat or cheese, then baked or...

Grilled Fresh Green Beans

By Lynn Socko
This bean and veggie combination is even more delicious cooked outside on the grill. Leave...

Sauteed Squash and Zucchini

By Hope Bolen
I love these two put together. With the dill weed, it gives it just the right...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Mexican Corny Cucumber Salad

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Love this salad for something different to be served as a Mexican side, over your enchiladas,...

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

By Janet Crow
When I was going through treatments for cancer 3 years ago, I learned a lot about...

Mixed Greens

By Faye Patterson
This is a dead-ringer for the recipe a local restaurant makes. A great side for...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Baked Green Tomatoes

By Faye Patterson
I love fried green tomatoes, so this is my try at lightening it up a bit...

Asparagus Strudel

By Kara Barnes
This looks pretty fancy, but it's really fairly easy to make. I hope you try...

Corn and Bacon Casserole

By Zinnia Martinez
This is so creamy and delicious!

Roasted Vegetables with Pasta

By Ina Cobh
This is my go-to picnic recipe. I love it!
13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes


The portobello mushroom is one of the most popular varieties of mushrooms in the world. Known as natural cancer-fighters and providing numerous health benefits, so portobellos are a tasty addition to your diet. Whether you are going low-carb, want to partake in Meatless Monday, or are on a plant-based diet, portobellos will become a staple […]

18 Snacks To Make Dad

18 Snacks To Make Dad


If you don’t have access to a grill to host a Father’s Day cookout, you can still show dad how much you care. How? By preparing a smorgasbord of snacks catered to dad. Does Dad enjoy eating meat? How about sausage stuffed crescent rolls or skillet chicken nachos? Dad the king of cheesy jokes? Enjoy […]