A collection of tried and true recipes, how-tos, and DIYs that have stood the test of time with Unsophisticook readers… From my grandma’s creamed corn casserole to my mom’s tuna casserole with egg noodles to how to make your own Easy Bake Oven refills to the easiest Oobleck recipe and much more!!
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Easy Creamed Corn Casserole Recipe (Just Like Grandma Made It!)
This custardy creamed corn casserole recipe is SO good you’ll want to scrape the dish clean to get every last bit of caramelized goodness… My favorite of all the corn casserole recipes I’ve tried, just like my grandma made it!
15-Minute Simple & Easy Crispy Fried Tuna Patties
This crispy tuna patties recipe is a super quick, easy, and healthy dinner idea! Adding a touch of mayo keeps these tuna cakes tender on the inside, yet crunchy and delicious on the outside… And did I mention they’re budget friendly?
3-Ingredient Simple & Easy Salt Dough Recipe for Kids
This simple and easy salt dough recipe is the perfect rainy day activity… Kids will master valuable kitchen skills while learning how to make salt dough, and then spend hours playing with it!
How To Make Oobleck with Just 2 Ingredients
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make oobleck at home, à la Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss, this oobleck recipe tutorial is for you! Super inexpensive and a fun kitchen science experiment…
Easy Tuna Casserole With Egg Noodles
This easy tuna casserole with egg noodles was always one of my mom’s go-to recipes when I was growing up… And I can totally see why. Tuna noodle casserole is quick to prep, tasty, and versatile!
Grilled Cheese in the Oven (SO EASY!!!)
This simple grilled cheese in the oven method makes six classic grilled cheese sandwiches per half sheet pan, hot and fresh, in just about 10 minutes… SO EASY!!!
Easy Hungarian Chicken Paprikash Over Egg Noodles
A quick and easy Hungarian chicken paprikash recipe using traditional Hungarian sweet paprika… Also known as Chicken Paprikas or Csirkepaprikás, this simple spicy & creamy chicken recipe served over broad egg noodles boasts big flavor!
5-Ingredient Basic Chocolate Pudding Shots
These luscious chocolate pudding shots are heavenly little cups of alcohol-infused pudding that are sure to make you the host or hostess with the mostest. They’re a cool and creamy adults-only treat that’s always a hit at summer parties!
Easy Homemade Garlic Bread In Just Fifteen Minutes
This super easy homemade garlic bread recipe instantly elevates ANY meal, be it weeknight or weekend. Simply whip up a 4-ingredient garlic bread spread and slather it on a fresh loaf of French or Italian bread. Ready to serve in just 15 minutes!
Ridiculously Easy Royal Icing Recipe For Sugar Cookies
This easy royal icing recipe for sugar cookies is SO ridiculously simple to make! No egg whites, no meringue powder, just four simple ingredients whipped up with a hand or stand mixer. So you can get down to decorating cookies with your kids with less mess and fuss…
Simple Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic
This classic pasta with olive oil and garlic (aka Pasta Aglio e Olio) is easy enough for weeknight meals but classy enough for a date night or entertaining guests! Especially when served with freshly grated Parmesan cheese…
How To Freeze Spinach (The EASY Way!)
If you want to learn how to freeze spinach (without blanching), you’ve come to the right place… Yep, you CAN freeze fresh spinach leaves! And it’s SO easy — which is awesome, because freezing spinach is an excellent way to minimize your produce waste.
3-Ingredient Copycat Lawson's Potato Chip Dip Recipe
If you’re a chips and dip junkie, you’re going to LOVE this out-of-this-world 3-ingredient potato chip dip recipe that does double duty as a delicious veggie dip… Perfect for tailgating and more!
Easy Homemade Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
This creamy tomato basil soup recipe is a total copycat of my favorite soup at First Watch! Ready to serve in under 30 minutes and just perfect paired with a hot and melty classic grilled cheese sandwich…
Easy Tequila and Squirt Paloma Cocktail
This easy paloma recipe is made with tequila and Squirt grapefruit soda, a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of salt. If you're wondering what to mix with tequila, HERE'S your answer... Sometimes called a poor man’s margarita, these simple tequila drinks are inexpensive and delicious!
3-Ingredient Rotel Sausage Cream Cheese Dip
If you’re looking for an insanely easy and delicious dip recipe, this sausage cream cheese dip is THE ONE!! Just 3 ingredients + 3 steps to prepare, AND you can choose to make this great dip on the stovetop or in your crockpot. SUPER SIMPLE!
Make Your Own Easy Bake Oven Refill Mixes for Just $0.12 Each!!!
Learn how to make your own Easy Bake Oven mixes from boxed cake mix… Yields 33 refills for under $4, making them just $0.12 each!
Cinnamon Vanilla RumChata Pudding Shots
These dreamy RumChata pudding shots are luscious little cups of cinnamon-y, vanilla-y alcohol-infused pudding that will be the star of your next cookout or tailgate!
Easy Classic Pizzelle Recipe for Italian Waffle Cookies
This easy classic pizzelle recipe produces light and crispy vanilla Italian waffle cookies using a pizzelle iron! Includes tips for how to make pizzelles + variations for making traditional anise, almond, lemon, and chocolate pizzelle cookies.
Easy Chicken Salad Recipe With Grapes and Pecans
This delicious chicken salad with grapes and pecans is quick, delicious, and satisfying… A simple 6-ingredient recipe that makes the BEST chicken salad sandwich!
Classic Crisco Pie Crust Recipe With Deep Dish Adaptation
If you adore a flaky pie crust (and who doesn’t?), then this Crisco pie crust is the one for you! Includes the classic Crisco pie crust recipe, as well as an adapted deep dish pie crust version…
5-Ingredient Cheesy Meatball Casserole
This easy cheesy meatball casserole boasts just 5 ingredients, yet is still packed with flavor… Serve it as is, over pasta, or on sandwich rolls for a versatile weeknight dinner!
Easy Crock Pot Baked Beans With Bacon & Brown Sugar
You can’t go wrong with your good ole’ slow cooker when it comes to making baked beans for a crowd! This tried and true crock pot baked beans recipe is loaded with brown sugar and bacon and makes enough for the whole gang at your next summer gathering.
Perfectly Simple Fresh Buttered Peas
This English peas recipe is the epitome of summer cooking! How to make peas that are simply prepared and amazingly fresh-tasting — in other words, total perfection…
Easy Brownie Mix Cookies (Made With Just 3 Ingredients!)
This quick & easy brownie mix cookies recipe turns out deliciously fudgy and chewy brownie cookies from a boxed mix in just about 15 minutes! With just 3 ingredients, this recipe is ideal for beginner bakers (and busy moms)…