Blue Ribbon For Kids Quick & Easy 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...

Cheese Loaf

By Susan Seybert
Cheese and bread. Nuff said! Serve this delicious bread with my 5 Star Chili...

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

By Elaine Bovender
Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash-style seafood and hush puppies. I serve...

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...

Parmesan Asparagus

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

Bunkhouse Beans

By Shay Driver
My mom found the original version of this recipe in a cooking magazine when I was...

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

By Colleen Barrett
When my mother made these potatoes for the first time 25+ years ago at Thanksgiving one...

Bob W's Corn Cakes

By Bob Wakeman
This will go together with just about anything. I top them sometimes with white gravy. Kids...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Grilled Corn - The Sweetest Corn Ever (2 ing.)

By Didi Dalaba
For the longest time every time I had a get together or function of any kind...

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...

Fire & Ice Tomatoes (SALLYE)

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

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

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

Cheesy Oven Fried Potatoes

By Rebecca Trent
Made this recipe and thought Mmmm. This would be good with some cheese sauce. As I...

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

By Kathy Griffin
Made these up for Easter dinner and everyone loved them. I didn't even have any leftovers...

Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

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

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...

Healthy Lentil Salad

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

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

By Kristin D
These are AWESOME for a quick and hearty weeknight meal. I hope you all enjoy them...

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

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

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

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

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

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

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...
14 Sweet & Savory Apple Recipes That Aren’t Dessert

14 Sweet & Savory Apple Recipes That Aren’t Dessert


Wondering what to do with apples before they go bad? We know apple desserts are delicious. Here are some recipes you can make today. But, cooking with apples goes beyond dessert. Apples are actually very versatile. Add to pancakes for a fall-tastic breakfast. Create a chutney and serve alongside pork loin. Or, roast apple along […]

20 Autumn Recipes You’ll Fall For

20 Autumn Recipes You’ll Fall For


Outside the weather may be cooling down, but inside our kitchens are heating up. Just like the leaves that are getting ready to change, so are our menus. We’re saying goodbye to lighter summertime recipes and hello to casseroles, heartier meals, and treats filled with fall flavors. From main meals to desserts, these 20 recipes […]

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall


Apple is the fruit of fall so why not infuse it into a cocktail?! Fall recipes are filled with warmth and spice and these cocktails are no different. We’ve rounded up 10 apple-inspired cocktails to try this fall. When you’re sitting on the porch with a cozy sweater, relaxing by the first fire of the […]