Take a nostalgic journey through time and relish the enduring flavors of yesteryears with our assortment of classic recipes. These culinary gems, handed down through generations, are a tribute to the uncomplicated yet heartwarming meals that have endured over time. From timeless meatloaf to robust stews and beloved desserts that evoke cherished memories, our collection of old-school recipes invites you on a delectable expedition into the essence of traditional cooking.
Sausage and Bean Soup
Craving soup to warm your bones this winter? Try this easy Sausage and Bean Soup for a quick, healthy weeknight dinner that comes together in less than 30 minutes. It’s full of protein, spices, and vegetables.
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Tender London Broil
Want to learn how to cook tender London broil? Have trouble cooking your London Broil? Is it always tough and tasteless? If so, you will love this Tender London Broil. Giving the meat a little bit of love beforehand goes a long way and guarantees a tender, flavorful steak every time.
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Gluten Free Apple Crisp is the best way to celebrate the start of fall. It is ooey, gooey and full of tart and sweet flavors. Easy to make and perfect for those with dietary restrictions.
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Italian Wedding Soup with Chicken Meatballs
This traditional Italian soup is made with pasta and spinach along with aromatic hints of lemon and fresh parsley. The meatballs are flavoured with a variety of aromatics including paprika, basil and garlic.
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Straightforward to make and a treat to eat, this Italian vegetable frittata recipe is definitely a winning recipe. It’s simple to prepare, and you can mix and match the fillings depending on what you have in the refrigerator. It’s the perfect way to use up any vegetables or cooked meats you need to use up.
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Smoked Sweet Onion Honey Glazed Ham
Expect spicy, warm flavours from this smoked spiral cut ham along with sweetness from the smoked ham glaze. You’ll be amazed how well this recipe transforms a precooked ham.
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Best Lobster Roll Recipe – East Coast Style
Nobody ever says no to an East coast style lobster roll and I never do! Knowing how to make lobster rolls means you can make this easy lobster roll recipe with ease whenever you are in the mood for seafood. This is a delicacy in the New England area of the US and also in the Atlantic Canadian provinces.
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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
These chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are absolutely to die for!! If you’re a fan of easy oatmeal cookies, you are going to LOVE these! They are soft, chewy, and so so so delicious! Just follow the easy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies recipe below. You are going to LOVE these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies!
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Kool Aid Pie
This Kool Aid Pie recipe is a perfect no bake summer dessert. This pie is so easy to make and you only need four ingredients! The fun thing about this no bake Kool-Aid pie recipe, is that it’s so pretty, and every slice is a sweet reminder of childhood memories!
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Peanut Butter Cookies
Just when you thought cookies couldn’t get any better, along comes these Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies. Not only are they crazy simple but just wait until you take a bite!
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This Dole Whip Recipe is a delicious and easy treat you can make at home when you’re craving a little Hawaiian adventure or can’t make it to the theme parks! Made with frozen pineapple, pineapple juice, and vanilla ice cream.
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Country Style Pork Ribs
No need for a grill or homemade sauce with this Country Style Pork Ribs recipe. Your oven and the grocery store do all the work, leaving you with a flavorful, wallet-friendly alternative to baby back ribs.
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Easy Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits
This one-skillet meal is Adapted from Judy Kim via Delish. Try this simple and inexpensive family recipe soon!
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Salisbury Steak is a perfect weeknight recipe to serve the family. Plate up with mashed potatoes or tasty veggies for the best comfort food!
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Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Wonderfully sweet, delightfully gooey, this is without question the best chocolate fudge recipe made without condensed milk (and sugar!) you’re ever going to have! Feel free to indulge yourself with this vegan fudge without any guilt or second guessing.
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Turkey Meatloaf with Mushroom and Onion Gravy
Make this Turkey Meatloaf with Italian Seasoning Mix for an easy, healthy and delicious dinner. Whip up the savory mushroom and onion gravy to spoon over top and serve with your choice of vegetables.
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This chicken tetrazzini recipe is as easy as mixing all the ingredients together in a bowl, layering it in a casserole dish, and baking until it’s a bubbly golden brown.
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This recipe for Shepherd’s Pie makes a perfect casserole meal for any night of the week.
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This is comfort food at its most delicious. My BEST beef stroganoff recipe is hearty & thick, made with ultra tender beef strips and juicy bites of mushroom in a rich, creamy homemade sauce that bumps up the flavor. It’s perfect served over egg noodles or rice.
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Tuna Melt Sandwich
This tuna melt sandwich is broiled to get that melted cheese goodness, then topped with fresh tomatoes and a crunchy toasted slice of bread! I like to pop them open-faced under the broiler, but you can always add a second piece of bread if you’re hungry. This delightfully creamy, cheesy, crunchy sandwich is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner any day of the week!
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Tuna Noodle Casserole
This old-fashioned tuna noodle casserole is made without condensed soups and has an irresistible crunchy potato chip topping. Perfect for a homey family dinner.
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Chicken Pot Pie
You are going to love this comforting classic chicken pot pie recipe! With just a few shortcuts, we save you time without sacrificing flavor.
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Tater Tot Casserole
A classic casserole that’s both delicious and family-friendly! Comes together quickly with a few staple ingredients!
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Southern Braised Pot Roast
This southern braised pot roast recipe is savory, juicy, and so tender! Beef is seared to perfection, then slow cooked with herbs in a braising liquid. The result is melt-in-your-mouth pot roast that is so rich and flavorful. It’s the best pot roast recipe!
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Grandma’s Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup
Grandma’s rotisserie chicken noodle soup recipe is the best. The savory broth features healthy veggies, flavorful chicken, and the perfect amount of seasoning and herbs. This homemade soup is nourishing, warm and comforting. Like a kiss from Grandma. Make it in 30 minutes.
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Classic Chicken Salad
This easy recipe is made with simple ingredients and can be ready in just a few minutes. So delicious served on its own or as a classic chicken salad sandwich.
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New Zealand Style Mince and Cheese Pies
Mince and cheese pies are a New Zealand classic for a reason. Crispy buttery pastry, intensely savoury minced beef and a creamy, oozy melted cheese topping? Yes, please! I love making these as mini pies for the ultimate party bite.
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Chicken divan is a casserole-style dish packed with freshly steamed broccoli and hearty chicken bathed in a cheesy and creamy white sauce. This 35-minute dinner is a rich, hearty, and comforting meal perfect for dinner parties and busy weeknights alike!
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Boursin Cheese Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Buttery, creamy homemade mashed potatoes with garlic and herb Boursin cheese. So flavorful, you don’t even need the gravy!
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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Blossoms
These 3-ingredient peanut butter blossoms are quick and easy to make in one bowl. They have the best peanut butter flavor with delicious chocolate Hershey’s Kisses in the center! They are soft and chewy with beautiful sugar-coated crackly edges like traditional peanut butter blossoms.
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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs
Grandma’s meatball recipe has been in our family for over 60 years. If you are looking for an authentic Italian style meatball recipe, these are tender, juicy and have irresistible flavors. Homemade meatballs, just like grandma used to make, ready in about 30 minutes.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.