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.
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.
Chocolate Chip Cookies 7 Ways
Preheat oven to 375F. Combine butter and sugar and beat with a mixer until creamy. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour, cornstarch, soda and…
California Walnut Granola
In a large bowl stir together oatmeal, bran and walnuts. In small microwaveable bowl, combine honey and vanilla; microwave on high for about 20 seconds…
Chef Michael Tuohy’s Walnut Pesto
In a mortar & pestle, place ground walnuts, Dijon, red wine vinegar, shallots, a pinch of salt and black pepper, cheese. Start to slowly…
The secret to a perfect risotto is to cook it very slowly over low heat until all the liquid has been absorbed.