Blue Ribbon American Side Recipes


Tuesday, Jun 15 at 8:00 AM

Vegetarian Squash Saute Pasta Dish

By Rebecca Trent
This is something new I decided to try. My family loves squash. I combined the recipe...
May 22, 2021

Crunchy-Topped Pumpkin Casserole

By Ronna Farley
I've been tweaking this recipe for years. The result is a great combination of sweet, creamy,...
May 22, 2021

Old Virginia Apple Cobbler

By Amy Wallace
Taken from my late Aunt Dorothy's personal cookbooks. She was 92 at her parting and these...
May 17, 2021

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!
May 15, 2021

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

By Judy Sprague
This is a quick easy recipe that enhances any meal.
May 15, 2021

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...
May 15, 2021

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...
May 13, 2021

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

By Sherri Williams
I love all types of squash and I love to grill. The balsamic reduction adds...
May 10, 2021

Sauteed Squash and Zucchini

By Hope Bolen
I love these two put together. With the dill weed, it gives it just the right...
Apr 29, 2021

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...
Apr 17, 2021

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...
Apr 3, 2021

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...
Mar 30, 2021

Fruit, Nut, and Seed Salad

By cindy sandberg
Good for you and endlessly adaptable! I love having a salad like this for lunch... it's...
Mar 24, 2021

Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

By Susan McGreevy
I make this when I'm feeding a crowd. Holidays, large family dinners, or sports dinners. Everyone...
Mar 20, 2021

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes

By Deb Lund
With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had to get creative. I have been...
Mar 16, 2021

Smashed Roasted Herb Potatoes-Annette's

By Annette W.
I was going to make these each little individual smashed potatoes but decided I didn't care...
Feb 27, 2021

Zucchini Crescent Casserole

By Shirley Schiavone
This is a wonderful vegetable dish. My significant other really enjoyed it and wants me to...
Feb 23, 2021

Creamy Bacon Chipotle Mac n Cheese

By Lora DiGs
I wanted to make mac and cheese. Had some bacon that I needed to use and...
Feb 20, 2021

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...
Feb 6, 2021

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...
Feb 6, 2021

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad

By Susan Din
My family loves this yummy salad. It's similar to La Madeleine's Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta Salad,...
Feb 6, 2021

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

By Susan Din
Veggies marinated in balsamic vinegar and soy sauce and cooked in a grill basket until smoky,...
Feb 4, 2021

Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon

By Cindi M Bauer
This is my all-time "favorite" scalloped potato recipe!
Jan 30, 2021

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...
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