Blue Ribbon American For Kids Side Recipes


3 Cheese Garlic Braid

By Candi Hummer
Something I came up with to use up an ample amount of cheese we have on...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

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

Apples, Bacon and Cranberries with White Cheddar

By Barbara Miller
The inspiration for this dessert comes from my mother. Every evening she would have her white...

Bacon and Brown Sugar Topped Sweet Potato Bake

By Adrienne May
This savory sweet potato casserole is so good! Everything is better with bacon!!

Baked Beans, Aldine Hotel Style

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is a very old & popular recipe from my hometown of Sunbury, PA. I...

Baked Broccoli with Macaroni and Cheese

By Glenda Purvis
Basically, a revved up macaroni and cheese. This is a super easy, versatile meatless recipe that...

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...

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

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

BBQ Asparagus With Parmesan and Lemon Zest

By Brad Nichols
Another easy, dish-free, veggie side 'pouch' often used at our house. The lemon zest adds a...

BBQ Crock Pot Beans

By Gloria Bernal
The perfect summer recipe for picnics, reunions or summer parties. I'm always asked for the recipe,...

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...

Bob W's Corn Cakes

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

Breakfast Nom Nom

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
I saw a diner cook on TV do something similar to this & thought it sounded...

Bunkhouse Beans

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

Cajun Potato Salad Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is one I can't stop using because it is so tasty. You can mash your...

Candied Pears

By Cynthia Rivers Martinez
These are so wonderful. They are similar to what you can purchase at Cracker Barrel....

Candied Yams From Scratch

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

Carrot Croquettes

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

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

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

Cauliflower and Cheddar Gratin

By Garrison Wayne
Frankly, just about anything tastes good when it's baked in a cheese sauce. This cauliflower gratin...

Cheese Loaf

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

Cheesecake Dip on a Stick

By Whitney Froehlich
Concocted this recipe by a total accident! It was supposed to be used as a cupcake...

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Tomato Pie

By Lora DiGs
My garden was full of these beautiful tomatoes so it was time to make a tomato...

Cheesy Corn and Green Bean Casserole

By Kelli Thomas
This casserole is an easy way to get my kids to eat their vegetables! Sometimes I...
17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes


When planning a menu for your summer cookouts, make sure to add a slab or two of ribs to your menu. When done right, they’re tender, flavorful, and oh so tasty. Whether you like your ribs grilled, oven-baked, or smoked we’re sharing something to suit everyone. These 10 fall-off-the-bone rib recipes are so good, have […]

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken


When asked, “What’s for dinner?” and you answer chicken, you won’t get a sigh from your family if you say grilled chicken. No matter what cut of chicken your family likes, we’ve gathered an assortment of recipes to make all summer long. You’ll find grilled chicken breast, wing, and thigh recipes. Plus, a tasty recipe […]