Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Side Recipes


Faux- Fried Zucchini

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

Tiffany's Chicken Nachos

By Tiffany Young
Very good everyone loves them! Let me know how your family likes the best nachos out...

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!

BONNIE'S BEST OVEN BAKED FRIES AND POTATO WEDGES

By BonniE !
I have always had a passion for French fries, and therefore, I could never pass by...

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

By Sherri Williams
I love all types of squash and I love to grill. The balsamic reduction adds...

Super Bowl Award Winning Chili Beans

By Joyce Newman
My personal recipe for spicy chili beans won a "Chili Cook Off" at a Super Bowl...

Yellow Squash Casserole

By Judy Martin
I have tried several recipes using yellow squash and this is the one my friends like...

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...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

By Kitchen Crew
When the garden is overflowing with zucchini, give this zucchini chips recipe a try. Cooking them...

Basil Tomato Salad

By Belinda Ramsey
I LOVE this salad! Not only does it taste yummy... it's extremely EASY!! The best of...

Creamy Crock Pot Hash Browns

By Penny R
Awesome variation to regular potatoes.

Squash Croquettes

By DEBORAH SANDERS
Great side dish. When cooked in the cooking spray, it is just 2 Weight Watchers points...

Corn Casserole

By Rene Palmer
My mother in law found this recipe on another website but we have really made it...

Avocado and Artichoke Hearts Holiday Salad

By JoSele Swopes
My mom has made this salad for the holidays for years it is a favorite from...

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...

Fresh Corn Salsa

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

Millie's Holy Guacamole Pasta Salad

By Millie P. York
I do a lot of cooking for the hospitality team at my church and I was...

Candied Yams From Scratch

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

Outrageous Corn Pudding

By Mary Yamasaki
No corn muffin mix needed for this. This wonderful side dish is always the first one...

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...

Southern Potato Salad

By Pam Lloyd
This is a recipe I have been making for my family for as long as I...
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 […]

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

Baking With Blueberries

Baking With Blueberries


Breads and muffins and coffee cakes, we love baking with blueberries! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, these goodies are bursting with fresh blueberries and a treat for the whole family. So grab all those blueberries you recently picked and head to the kitchen!