Grandma loves you, it’s true. We want you to make Grandma Proud! And yes, she is of course already so supportive, but what if you could cook an amazing meal for her and take her back to her cookin’ days. Master these meals, and you’re golden in grandma’s eyes…FOREVER! Let’s make grandma proud…
What did your grandmother cook the best? Was it a slow-roasted beef and collard dish like mine? Or was it stuffed shells with a marinara sauce? Let us know in the comments and email us at [email protected] if you want us to include the recipe in this article! Enjoy and Good Eatin’!
1. Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
It’s a fact of life. People you love will catch a honkin’ cold.
Make them this soup, and it’s like donning a superhero’s cape.
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup each of diced carrot, diced onion, and diced celery
1/4 Teaspoon of Thyme
2 Tablespoons of melted chicken fat (if possible)
2 Quarts of Chicken Broth
Half a bag of uncooked wide egg noodles
2 cooked chicken breasts, cubed
1 pinch each of salt, pepper, and OPTIONAL, Cayenne
Teresa submitted this comforting classic. “It’s best to make it a day ahead,” she says. Of course, when something smells this good, 24 hours is an eternity.
Reminds me. Do you know what else grandma admires? The virtue of patience.
3. Fried Chicken with Creamy Gravy
This is the real deal. The chicken is seasoned and fried.
The gravy is made from the pan drippings. All that down-home goodness is enough to put a tear of joy in grandma’s eye.
1 teaspoon each of Salt, Onion Powder, & Cumin
1/2 teaspoon each of black pepper and garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon white pepper (just use a touch more black if you don’t have white)
2 large chicken breasts cut lengthwise to make 4 ‘strips’
2/3 cup flour
4 tablespoons of canola oil
1/2 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons of butter
2/3 cup chicken broth
4. World’s Best Lasagna
This 5-star recipe has made the submitter, John, a minor celebrity. “It takes a little work,” he says.
“But it is worth it.” Agreed, said the 8,500 people who’ve raved in the reviews.
Lasagna w/ Meat
5. Grandma Ople’s Apple Pie
You knew apple pie would make the list. This is one of our most beloved recipes.
1 pastry crust
1/2 cup UNSALTED butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup each of White Sugar and Brown Sugar
8 (preferably) Granny Smith apples: peeled, cored, and sliced
Oven set to 430 Degrees and get ready to make Grandma Proud!
Have you ever tried MOCK APPLE PIE!?!? It’s from the Great Depression but shouldn’t stay there, cause it’s absolutely delicious! Honest, you can trick your friends who won’t eat apples because of deep-rooted fear from Snow White! 🙂
Check out our video below about Mock Apple Pie and 9 other dishes from the ’50s that were WILD!
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