1980s Recipes

It was the decade of sloppy joes, pudding pops and pizza rolls. Bring back that 80's feeling with one of these retro recipes.

Community Picks

My Favorite Sloppy Joes

Rating: 4.5 stars 122
This is my go-to sloppy joe recipe. Liquid smoke is the key ingredient here.

Sloppy Joes II

Rating: 4.5 stars 7659
Ground beef, onion, green pepper, and ketchup are seasoned with garlic powder and sweetened with brown sugar to make this hearty meat filling. Serve on hamburger buns.
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Classic Bran Muffins

Rating: 5 stars 1798
These moist raisin bran muffins are made with buttermilk and wheat bran.
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Homemade Sloppy Joes

Rating: 4.5 stars 664
A rich beef filling in thick sauce makes the best homemade Sloppy Joes.

Blackened Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1184
Try this spicy charred chicken—a Cajun favorite, and so easy!
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Mom's Chicken Pot Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 532
Easy, beginner pot pie that your family will love.

Rainbow Pasta Salad II

Rating: 4.5 stars 170
This is a really quick and easy pasta salad. Great for picnics and BBQ's.

Blackened Seasoning Mix

Rating: 4.5 stars 170
Use 8 pantry spices to make a delicious salt-free Cajun seasoning mix.

Blackened Salmon Fillets

Rating: 4.5 stars 1171
Fire up succulent salmon with an exciting blend of Cajun-style spices.

Blackened Fish

Rating: 4.5 stars 275
Seasoned fillets cooked in a hot cast iron pan until charred and flavorful.

Seven Layer Dip II

Rating: 4.5 stars 398
My mom's Seven Layer Dip is a big hit at all small gatherings! Refried beans are layered with guacamole, seasoned sour cream, veggies and cheese. It's perfect for dipping tortilla chips! The dip traditionally takes less time to disappear into bellies than it does to prepare.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Anytime's a Good Time for a Cinco de Mayo Brunch
Who says your Cinco de Mayo party has to happen at night or on a Tuesday?
Brown Sugar Smokies
Rating: Unrated 2583
These bacon-wrapped little smoked sausages will disappear extra quickly!
Tiramisu Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 4

You can use rum or brandy, if you like.