American For Kids Side Recipes


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...

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

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

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

By Virginia (Ginger) Dean
This is one of my family's most favorite recipes, especially my youngest daughter. She absolutely loves...

Homemade Potato Skins

By Colleen Sowa
This is an easy recipe that can easily be doubled or tripled. We have a...

New Potato Salad

By Eddie Jordan
This potato salad is good with a few drops of tabasco sauce.

Holiday Bacon

By Anton Visser
This is a tradition in our family during the holidays. A decadent breakfast treat to...

Gluten Free Macaroni and Cheese

By Heather Stepniewski
This was wonderful. Rich and delicious. You don't even miss the wheat pasta.

Joe Joe"s Potatoes

By Eddie Jordan
this recipe is a good side and everybody likes potatoes

EDDIE"S OVEN FRIES 1-2-3

By Eddie Jordan
This recipe helps you eat fried potatoes without all the oil. Try this recipe I think...

Easy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

By Michelle Waco
This is a family favorite that I learned from my Mom. It has been passed down...

Carrot Croquettes

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

SPICED MUSHROOMS

By Eddie Jordan
These mushrooms are great with spinach and a host of other greens.

Oven Fried Onion Rings

By Donna Brown
A dear lady who had diabetes told me how to oven fry the things she had...

Freckle-Faced 'Tators

By Donna Brown
I made this recipe years ago when the kids were growing up and they really liked...

REUBEN CASSEROLE

By Eddie Jordan
This Reuben casserole was given to me from a co worker and good FRIEND. It very...

Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

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

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

BANANAS FOSTER RECIPE

By JANET JORDAN
This Dessert is one of a kind. I can't say much about it it's just...

BUTTER RUM BAKED APPLES

By Eddie Jordan
The recipe called for vanilla extract, but I was out, I substituted the rum and butter...

LEMON PEPPER RICE AND VEGETABLES

By Eddie Jordan
Add a little zing to your next batch of rice. This might become a family favorite

How To Make Good Asparagus

By Susan Feliciano
My daughter wrote this recipe out when she was young. We have followed it ever since....

MASHED POTATOES WITH ROASTED GARLIC

By Eddie Jordan
Yukon gold potatoes are better for this dish than russet, because they don't get as...

TURKEY BACON WRAPPED GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

By Eddie Jordan
These green bean bundles can go with just about any meal and should be one of...
18 Homemade Pasta Sauces That Aren’t Marinara

18 Homemade Pasta Sauces That Aren’t Marinara


Step aside marinara, there are new pasta sauces in town. Easy and oh-so-good, these from-scratch pasta sauces will be your new go-to’s. No more jarred sauces for you! Homemade pasta sauce might require a little extra effort, but the family will taste the love in every bite.

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo


Send your taste buds south of the border with these tasty Mexican appetizers. Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday. We can’t think of anything more fun than celebrating with finger foods. Fresh salsa, kicking guacamole, cheesy corn dip, meaty queso … each bite will be a party of flavors in your mouth. Turn your […]

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals


Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Want to re-create your favorite restaurant meal at home? Well, check out these 21 Mexican-inspired meals. From tacos to enchiladas, street corn to fajitas, these recipes will spice up dinnertime and turn your meal into a fiesta.