Some people think the defining characteristic of authentic Cajun food is the spicy ingredients. It isn't—it's recipes that can be cooked in one pot. The early Acadians taught us the power of one-dish recipes—a rich meld of flavors combined with simplicity of preparation.
Spicy Cabbage Soup
Heat 2 tablespoon vegetable oil in a 6 quart dutch oven over low medium heat. Put the onions in and sweat (no color) for about…
Deep, Dark Chocolate Cake
Grease and flour (or use Baking Pam) a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine dry ingredients in large mixer…
Lemon Jell-O Cake
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 13 by 9 inch pan or use Baking Pam spray. Combine Jell-O, cold water, and eggs….
Stafford’s Country Gingerbread
Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly oil a 13 in x 9 in pan. Beat together the first seven ingredients. Mix soda with 2 tablespoons…
Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Simple ingredients magically create this make-ahead scrumptious breakfast dish.
Stacey’s Cuban Black Beans
These are so easy – and you can use canned or dried, though dried are definitely better. I typically like to serve them as a side with Cuban pork loin and warm tortillas.
Easy New Year’s Day One-Pot Meal
This easy, one-pot dish includes the Southern traditional New Year’s foods of black-eyed peas for luck and cabbage to represent money in the new year.
Classic Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
The original cure for whatever ails you—even if all you need is a little comforting!
Coq au Vin
This somewhat simpler take on the French classic will soon make it a dinner table tradition.
The briny saltiness of black olives and feta cheese perfectly punctuates sweet caramelized onions and cherry tomatoes in this delicious frittata.
Black Bean and Mango Salad
A colorful concoction bursting with fresh flavors tossed with a zingy vinaigrette hits the spot on any table.