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.
This all-purpose dish, with its bright, bold flavors, is great as an appetizer or as a relish for grilled chicken. Or try it on Sicilian Tilapia.
One-Pot Vegetables and Tofu with Sesame Rice
This recipe is the embodiment of simplicity, as it is a one-pot meal comprised of colorful vegetables cooked in a fragrant stock.
Rosemary and Pepper Sausages with New Potatoes
Use good-quality sausages in this baked one-dish dinner.
Paella with Chicken, Shrimp and Clams
A heady combination of vegetables, chicken, shrimp, and clams.
BLT with Avocado and Arugula Salad
Bacon, lettuce and the best tomatoes you can buy or grow stack up on a perfect sandwich.
Egg and Olive Salad
Salty olives from the grocery’s olive bar (we like Sicilian olives marinated with oil and garlic) star in this quick-and-easy (and eggy) sandwich spread.
Peach Salsa with Jalapeno and Cilantro
A quick-and-easy topping for fish, chicken or turkey burgers.
Peanut Butter Granola Clusters
Great for kids, great for you, these peanut butter clusters are an easy make-ahead snack.