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!


Parmesan Asparagus

By Aku N
This is the only way to eat asparagus! Very good!!! This is asparagus tossed in a...

Sauteed Parmesan Zucchini & Yellow Squash

By Lynelle Caldwell
Every summer no matter how few plants we plant it seems like we have too much...

Stuffed Mushrooms

By Diane Eldridge
i love mushrooms....any way ya make them.... this is one of my fav recipes for them......

Stuffed Portabella Caps

By Kathy Williams
This makes a hearty breakfast and/or a good side for a creamy pasta dish. It could...

Green Bean Casserole Stuffed Mushrooms

By Liz Owen
My daughter loves Stuffed Mushrooms and Greenbean Casserole. This is the best of both.

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

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

Slap Your Mama It's So Delicious Southern Squash Casserole

By Sherri Jackson
This is a tried and true Southern recipe that can be modified by adding meat or...

Fettuccine Alfredo

By Megan Olson
This rich, creamy dish is one of my favorite comfort foods and it has gotten rave...

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

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

Grilled Peaches By Freda

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

Missy's Creamy Deviled Eggs

By Melissa Dommert
I've been making these Cajun-style creamy deviled eggs for years. They're pretty much like any standard...

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

By Sue Adame
All I can say is that it was a huge hit with my guys at the...

Pami's Chunky Chopped Salad

By Pami Toll
I've lost about 60 lbs eating this. It's delicious, filling and I look forward to making...

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By Brian Blackley
I was visiting a friend on a cold night and his wife pulled "stuffed mushrooms" out...

Pan-seared Asparagus

By S S
A close friend taught me how to prepare this dish. It has become my favorite side...

Baked Carrots

By Vicky Arnold
Best way to get children to eat carrots.

Roasted Butternut Squash With Sage & Dried Cherries

By Jo Zimny
It's fall and time for squash. I love butternut squash and paired with the sage...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

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

Grandmother's Seafood Salad

By Melanie B
My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas...

Cheesy Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes

By Heather Isom
I got this idea from my mom. Ever since I was little she made these for...

Old Virginia Apple Cobbler

By Amy Wallace
Taken from my late Aunt Dorothy's personal cookbooks. She was 92 at her parting and these...

Holiday Spinach Casserole

By Kim Miller
This casserole is so cheesy and creamy. The casserole with all the ingredients sort of sets...

Shrimp with Whiskey Tarragon Sauce on French Bread

By Allison Hazell
A good friend of mine made these for a Bridal Luncheon and they were a huge...
21 Easy Grilling Recipes

21 Easy Grilling Recipes


Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking to do something special for dad this year? Why not take over the grilling duty and prepare an outstanding meal. From the main course to dessert, any of these 21 easy grilling recipes will make a dynamite dinner for dad.

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes


Halibut is an easy fish to add to your diet. Rich in minerals and nutrients, this clean-tasting fish is a healthy and tasty dinner option. One half-filet of halibut provides more than a third of your daily dose of vitamins and minerals! Check out these flavorful halibut recipes that belong in your summer diet.

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]