Blue Ribbon Side Recipes

Memorable sides can make the meal... or even become a meal in themselves. Dig into these scrumptious sides: vegetables, casseroles, risottos, beans and more!


Monday, Jul 26 at 8:00 AM

Carmelized Onion and Pepper Potato Salad

By Sharron Boerum
Was trying to think of how I could make potato salad without my usual ingredients and...
Saturday, Jul 24 at 8:00 AM

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...
Jul 20, 2021

Chinese Style Broccoli & Zucchini Stir-Fry

By Jessica Fontenot
This is another one of my favorite sides to make. The original recipe doesn't call for...
Jul 19, 2021

Jen's Deep Fried Cajun Okra

By Jennifer J
My family loves okra! Whether it boiled, fried or mixed in a dish, we love it!...
Jul 17, 2021

Broccoli and Rice Casserole

By Rose Dailey
This is my version because I like spicy. :-)
Jul 17, 2021

The Not So Sweet Potato Casserole

By Sherry Peyton
My family may be one of ten who really doesn't like the marshmallowy, brown sugary cloying...
Jun 28, 2021

Southern Potato Salad

By Pam Lloyd
This is a recipe I have been making for my family for as long as I...
Jun 26, 2021

Easy Turkey With Apples and Glaze

By sherry monfils
A very easy, yummy, and moist turkey with a hint of fall.
Jun 19, 2021

Sweet Potato Casserole With a Hint of Orange Flavor

By laura cassanos
My boys love this and not just for Thanksgiving. I make this all fall and winter...
Jun 19, 2021

Sweet Potato Biscuits, Millie's

By Millie Johnson
I first had these little biscuits at a quaint mountain restaurant. This is my own version....
Jun 15, 2021

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 29, 2021

Grits and Greens Casserole

By Debbie W
This dish will convert a proclaimed grits hater into a grits lover. This creamy cheesy goodness...
May 28, 2021

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...
May 25, 2021

Mexican Corny Cucumber Salad

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Love this salad for something different to be served as a Mexican side, over your enchiladas,...
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 30, 2021

Faux- Fried Zucchini

By Nicole Barth
A great way to use an oversupply of zucchini. Most people can't believe these aren't fried.
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...
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