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!


Homemade Chicken and "Bumpy" Noodles

By gaynel mohler
My late husband loved my homemade bumpy noodles. so he called them. His grandmother shared this...

Cheesy Bacon Potatoes

By Christine Schnepp
My family loves cheese and bacon... and potatoes! I prefer to make scalloped potatoes from scratch...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

By Marianne Gleason
Perfect for these hot summer nights! Goes together quickly and not too heavy! Serving...

~ Tender Seasoned Air-fried Baby Potatoes ~

By Cassie *
My family just loves when I make these potatoes. The outside is crispy like a baked...

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...

Summer Roasted Corn Salad

By Christine Hadden
Summertime finds me with an overabundance of corn. This side dish is a refreshing change to...

Fried Zucchini

By Kim Biegacki
My Grammie (Roberta Campbell) used to make this all the time. We always had zucchini growing...

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Asparagus

By Danielle Matthews
LOVE this! It's a little time-consuming because the asparagus has to be cooked slow and turned...

Zucchini or Summer Squash Fritters

By Rose Abrams
We all have an abundance of both yellow summer squash and zucchini. Here's a recipe that...

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

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

Norma's Hot Dog & Hamburger Relish

By Norma DeRemer
I started making this back when I first got married. Times were hard and money was...

Cajun Potato Salad Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is one I can't stop using because it is so tasty. You can mash your...

Fresh Corn Pie

By Kelly Williams
This is a very old recipe of mine. Just a pretty and delicious way to serve...

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob

By deb baldwin
I was telling my sister that I was cooking my ribs in the pressure cooker (electric)...

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

By Elaine Bovender
Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash-style seafood and hush puppies. I serve...

Brussels Sprouts With Easy Hot Bacon Dressing

By Natalie Houghtby-Haddon
This recipe has been known to transform Brussels sprouts haters into lovers! The dressing can be...

Dee Dee's South of the Border Corn Pudding

By Diane Atherton
Nothing brings summer to the table like fresh vegetables out of the garden. Hope you enjoy...

Falling in Love with Okra and Corn!

By cathy tate
Every summer I look forward to the fresh vegetables, especially okra and silver queen corn! But...

Zucchini & Yellow Squash Casserole

By Paula Todora
Cheesy and Baked until golden brown, this is one of favorite side dishes. Low-Carb/Keto-Friendly with less...

Phyll's Potato Salad

By Susan Bickta
This is the recipe my sister always uses and I ask her to make it whenever...

Freezing Fresh Corn

By Donna Brown
I have put up fresh summer corn for years, but this is the best freezer corn...

Mom's Fried Cucumbers

By JoSele Swopes
My mother grew up on a ranch in the western slopes of Colorado. Her family...

Oven Roasted Vegetables

By Debbie Bankston
We have begun to eat healthier meals in the past year and this is the best...
14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes


Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing glass of ice-cold strawberry lemonade. And now, with these easy 14 homemade strawberry lemonade recipes, you can make it for all your front-porch-sippin’ needs! Full of fresh strawberries and lemons, these recipes will be your go-to for drinks by the pool or in the backyard all summer long.

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]