Blue Ribbon Side Recipes


Baked Crab Dip

By Michelle Hickey
This recipe will amaze you. It can also be served as a rich side dish as...

Old Virginia Apple Cobbler

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

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

By Colleen Barrett
When my mother made these potatoes for the first time 25+ years ago at Thanksgiving one...

Pork Chop Potato Casserole

By Tonna Canfield
I have been making this recipe for more than 20 years. It is delicious, easy and...

My Granny's Old-Fashioned Biscuits

By Elaine Bovender
When I was young and learning how to cook, this was another one of those things...

Country Garden Fritters With Chili Lemon Cream

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I married the love of my life and he dislikes most veggies so I had to...

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...

Vegetarian Squash Saute Pasta Dish

By Rebecca Trent
This is something new I decided to try. My family loves squash. I combined the recipe...

Deep Fried Onion Rings With Dipping Sauce

By Susan Bartley
I know there are quite a few steps to these yummy golden brown rings, but oh...

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Pasta

By Jessica Rehs
I love pasta. Spaghetti noodles of ALL TYPE. This was my first time using veggie noodles...

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...

Coffee Baked Beans

By Suzanne Gerrety
One morning we had a little coffee left in our coffee pot and I was planning...

Keto Squash Casserole

By Monika Rosales
By omitting the butter crushed crackers and replacing with cheese, makes this recipe not only Keto-friendly...

Balsamic Potato Salad

By Tonya Young
Well, I'm a huge balsamic vinegar fan AND red potato fan, so this potato salad is...

Mixed Greens

By Faye Patterson
This is a dead-ringer for the recipe a local restaurant makes. A great side for...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Bourbon Baked Beans

By Danielle Lorton
I know the ingredients may seem a little odd, but these are soo good. I hope...

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Basil Tomato Salad

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

Baked Green Tomatoes

By Faye Patterson
I love fried green tomatoes, so this is my try at lightening it up a bit...

Asparagus Strudel

By Kara Barnes
This looks pretty fancy, but it's really fairly easy to make. I hope you try...
22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day


I have fond memories of my dad standing over the grill during the summer preparing a feast for the family. This Father’s Day, I plan to take over grilling duties from my husband and prepare a fantastic grilled meal. If you want to pick up the tongs, too, then check out these recipes. Cheryl Culver’s […]

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, […]