For Kids Quick & Easy American 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...

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...

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...

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...

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

By Pat Duran
A great comfort casserole--Be the hit of the party or Church social with this full flavored...

ROASTED GARLIC MUSHROOMS

By LINDA BAILEY
THESE ROASTED GARLIC MUSHROOMS ARE SO POPULAR. AND SOOOOOOOO GOOD!

Goulash In A Crockpot

By Donna Woodford
I always make my goulash a little different so this time I used a crockpot that...

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...

Teresa's Broccoli Salad

By Teresa Jacobson
This is my version of the yummy salad I ALWAYS get at Sweet Tomatoes restaurant. It's...

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

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

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

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

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

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

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

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

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 […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]