It was all so simple then. You came home from school, and mom did you a solid and served you a hot grilled cheese with the crusts cut off and a side of ketchup. You washed it all down with a glass of apple juice, and everything was right with the world.

Not that you're grown, you can still indulge in your old favorites, but you should give them a subtle upgrade. Take a cue from these recipes from the cooking pros of Food 528 Adult Versions of Your Favorite Childhood Meals. 

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