22 Old-School Recipes That Will Take You Back

The classics are classics for a reason. These old-school recipes have stood the test of time—everyone loves them, so everyone should know how to make them!
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Chicken & Green Bean Casserole

Chicken & Green Bean Casserole

When grandma's cooking, casseroles are an easy way to make a full dinner in just one baking dish. Learn from her when you're cooking for a crowd!

Try our Chicken & Green Bean Casserole

Classic Meatloaf

classic meatloaf

This traditional loaf has a sweet and salty glaze that adds a nice texture and taste to the meatloaf.

Try our Classic Meatloaf

Thick, Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick, Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

What would a visit to grandma's house be without fresh, mouthwatering oatmeal raisin chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven? Recreate them in your own home with this recipe.

Try Deb Perelman's Thick, Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chicken Pot Pie

chicken pot pie

A warm chicken pot pie may be one of the most comforting old-school meals out there.

Try our Chicken Pot Pie

Southern Fried Chicken

southern fried chicken

You can't find good, classic fried chicken just anywhere. But you can find it right here!

Try our Southern Fried Chicken

Italian Pot Roast with Potatoes & Carrots

Italian Pot Roast with Potatoes & Carrots

Learning to be patient with the slow cooker can pay off: This pot roast will almost melt in your mouth.

Try our Italian Pot Roast with Potatoes & Carrots

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese

This 8-serving lasagna is perfect for the whole fam.

Try our Lasagna Bolognese

Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

You may not see this dessert on menus very often, but it's easy and delish.

Try our Rum-Raisin Rice Pudding

Classic Mac & Cheese

Mac 'n' Cheese

This classic four-cheese mac never disappoints. It's a meal you and your kids will love.

Try our Classic Mac & Cheese

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

There's nothing quite like a spoonful of creamy, butter mashed 'taters. They make the perfect side to any meat dish—especially the Classic Meatloaf.

Try our Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Basic Grilled Cheese

Basic Grilled Cheese

While the grilled cheese is often relegated to the kid's menu, don't discount it, even as an adult! It'll take you right back to your childhood days at grandma's house.

Try our Basic Grilled Cheese

P'sghetti & Meatballs

psghetti meatballs

A guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Try our P'sghetti & Meatballs

Horseradish-Mashed-Potato Shepherds Pie

Horseradish-Mashed-Potato Shepherds Pie

Give your trusted standby a bite by adding horseradish to the potatoes.

Try our Horseradish-Mashed-Potato Shepherds Pie

Simple Chicken Soup

simple chicken soup

Simple soup always does the trick. This one is especially easy if you buy a pre-roasted rotisserie chicken.

Try our Simple Chicken Soup

Braided-Crust Apple Pie

braided crust apple pie

Add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream to this warm pie for the ultimate dessert experience.

Try our Braided-Crust Apple Pie

Creamy Chicken & Biscuits

creamy chicken biscuits

You're going to be scraping the skillet for more when you're finished with this.

Try our Creamy Chicken & Biscuits

Perfect Popovers

Perfect Popovers

Popovers make for a special breakfast with some jam, or are a yummy replacement for a traditional bread roll at dinner.

Try our Perfect Popovers

One-Pot Pork with Apple Cider & Potatoes

One-Pot Pork with Apple Cider & Potatoes

This recipe only calls for six ingredients, but it sure does pack in the flavor. The apple cider provides a unique sweetness, and the rosemary and parsley add an herby flavor.

Try our One-Pot Pork with Apple Cider & Potatoes

Seared Scallops with Sherry-Caper Vinaigrette

Seared Scallops with Sherry-Caper Vinaigrette

Cook up this scrumptious seafood supper in all of about ten minutes.

Try Laraine Perri's Seared Scallops with Sherry-Caper Vinaigrette

Green Bean Casserole Fakeout

Green Bean Casserole Fakeout

This super easy and quick side compliments just about any meat, chicken or fish dish well.

Try our Green Bean Casserole Fakeout

Hungarian Meatball Stew

hungarian meatball stew

Make this hearty old-fashioned stew in under an hour. And that even includes the time it takes to make your own meatballs!

Try our Hungarian Meatball Stew