Blue Ribbon American For Kids Side Recipes


Jul 24, 2021

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...
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...
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...
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 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!
Oct 22, 2020

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...
Oct 13, 2020

Nonna's Cornbread Dressing

By Lisa Wilson
I must have this served with cranberry sauce and a slice of turkey! All my family...
Sep 28, 2020

Candied Yams From Scratch

By Reyhan Sun
Water is not needed. The yams cook in the sugar and butter without water, as...
Sep 9, 2020

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...
Aug 1, 2020

Not Yo' Momma's Stuffing

By Megan Flores
This stuffing recipe is so flavor-packed it's ridiculous! It complements any turkey, pork, or chicken dish! ***Disclaimer...
Jul 11, 2020

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...
May 31, 2020

Grilled Peaches By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Grilled peaches and Georgia peaches, of course, are a wonderful surprise while camping or anytime. These...
Apr 4, 2020

Sweet Eggplant Fritters

By Debora Hotard
This is a huge family favorite. My mom used to make these for my siblings...
Apr 4, 2020

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...
Apr 3, 2020

Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

By Carol Perricone
I love mushrooms!
Mar 25, 2020

Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

By Karl Strasser
I have some frends on special diets and everyone loves this salad.
Mar 20, 2020

Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

By Linda BONWILL
This recipe is so simple, easy, and delicious! No time to cook? No worries with this...
Feb 22, 2020

Better Than Mom's Mac 'N Cheese

By Tere Gill
Nine kinds of cheese? Oh, yeah! I was craving macaroni and cheese but wanted something a...
Feb 5, 2020

Golden Potato Cheese Casserole

By Elaine Douglas
Delicious, colourful side dish. Serve with colourful vegetables and/or salad. The food processor makes this very...
Feb 1, 2020

Cauliflower and Cheddar Gratin

By Garrison Wayne
Frankly, just about anything tastes good when it's baked in a cheese sauce. This cauliflower gratin...
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19 Recipes for Girl’s Night

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