Old-Fashioned Recipes: Dinner Like Mom Used to Make

Recreate the the comforts of home with these old-fashioned recipes.

Meatloaf served atop mashed potatoes with a delicious brown sauce.

Rich and filling, Lulu's Meatloaf is one old-fashioned recipe that will surely have you dreaming of Mom.

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When we think of our all-time favorite comfort foods, our minds tend to turn to those deliciously simple staples from Mom’s kitchen. You know the ones – meatloaf, mashed potatoes and homemade bread, to name a few. This Valentine’s Day, why not celebrate with a meal like Mom used to make? Here’s are some old-fashioned recipes sure to please.

The Menu
Lulu's Easy Meatloaf
Fancy Mashed Potatoes
Green Beans With Bacon
Basic White Bread

Vintage Sweets
Mayonnaise Cake
Chocolate Chiffon Cake


Texas Sheet Cake
Oatmeal Cookies
Old-Fashioned Date Nut Bread

More Old-Fashioned Recipes
How to Make Sourdough Bread
How to Make Steamed Bread
Old-Fashioned Corned Beef
Easy as Pie