Side Recipes For Kids


Catie's Island Tuna Salad

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

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

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

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

BBQ Asparagus With Parmesan and Lemon Zest

By Brad Nichols
Another easy, dish-free, veggie side 'pouch' often used at our house. The lemon zest adds a...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...

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...

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Baked Mac & Cheese for One

By Sue Lally
Cooking for one can be a challenge. No matter how much I like something, I...

Kroketten (Dutch Croquettes)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
These were one of my favorite treats in Holland and they have vending machines in the...

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...

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Zucchini and Bisquick Squares

By Sharon Antoniak
These zucchini and Bisquick square are a summertime favorite, served warm or cold as a side...

Kale Saute

By Melanie B
I had a bunch of veggies in the fridge, so this is what I decided to...

Red and Green Salsa

By J. White Harris
I put together this recipe to use with a Chorizo dish that I plan to make....

SNOW PEAS FLAMBE

By JANET JORDAN
This recipe was adopted, I touched it up a little. Try it I,m sure you will...

Homemade Potato Skins

By Colleen Sowa
This is an easy recipe that can easily be doubled or tripled. We have a...

New Potato Salad

By Eddie Jordan
This potato salad is good with a few drops of tabasco sauce.

FETTUCCINE PRIMAVERA

By Ellen Bales
This is one of those poor recipes that nobody wanted--I can't imagine why. It sounds so...

POTATO SOUP WITH DUMPLINGS

By Patty Ward
I adopted this recipe found on the site. It is very similar to the one my...

Holiday Bacon

By Anton Visser
This is a tradition in our family during the holidays. A decadent breakfast treat to...

Gluten Free Macaroni and Cheese

By Heather Stepniewski
This was wonderful. Rich and delicious. You don't even miss the wheat pasta.

Mac-N-Cheese-N-Crackers

By Laurie Lott
This recipe has a secret ingredient that only you, me and some cute little elves know...

Joe Joe"s Potatoes

By Eddie Jordan
this recipe is a good side and everybody likes potatoes

EDDIE"S OVEN FRIES 1-2-3

By Eddie Jordan
This recipe helps you eat fried potatoes without all the oil. Try this recipe I think...
A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus

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Five Ways to Enjoy a Sandwich

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10 Recipes for Ripe Pears

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Come fall, when you think of fruit typically it’s apple. This year try cooking and baking with pears, too. Sweet and juicy, pears are high in fiber and low in calories they’re a great source of vitamin C. Their taste and uses vary by variety. While there are over 3,000 types, two of the most […]