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.
Jerk Pork Bites
Place pork in 1/2-gallon self-sealing plastic bag. Combine oil, lime juice and vinegar; add sugar, seasons, onion and garlic. Mix until blended. Pour over pork….
Honey-Dijon Pork Satay
Cut tenderloin lengthwise into slices 1/6-inch thick; then cut into strips about 5×1-inch. In large bowl stir together well soy sauce, mustard, honey and garlic….
Chinatown Red-Cooked Pork Treasures
In large self-sealing plastic bag, combine all ingredients and mix well. Seal bag and marinate in refrigerator 8 to 12 hours. Heat oven to 350F….
Crispy Walnut Cinnamon Cookies
Preheat the oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Finely grind the walnuts in a food processor with the flour. In a…
Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bites with Walnuts
Enjoy a mini indulgence with these popular bite-size brownies. Moist and chewy with a hint of raspberry. They freeze well and are great for take-along snacks or for a dessert tray.
Chocolate Plum Walnut Torte
This is a delicious, dense dark chocolate torte that uses dried plums to add moisture and reduce the fat content. It is best served at room temperature with a small dollop of freshly whipped cream.
Chocolate Chip Walnut Pie
In large bowl beat eggs until foamy. Gradually add flour and sugars, mixing until well blended. Stir in butter. Fold chocolate pieces and walnuts. Pour…
Caribbean Christmas Ring
Thoroughly grease a 10 to 12 cup microwave-safe bundt pan with shortening; sprinkle with ½ cup of the chopped walnuts to coat evenly. Sift flours,…
Cappuccino Pound Cake
In mixing bowl cream butter; add sugar, coffee powder, cinnamon and salt, beating until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, mixing…
California Walnut-Crusted Caramel-Bourbon Swirl Cheesecake
The sweet walnut crust makes an ideal base for this decadent cheesecake. Toasted walnut halves are stirred into the caramel bourbon sauce and spooned over the cheesecake just before serving.
California Walnut Streusel Apple Pie
This walnut-apple pie has a streusel topping that makes this dessert extraordinary. Serve alone or accompanied with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, custard or a sliver of aged cheddar.
California Walnut Plum Pudding
Welcome the in-laws with a former outlaw. English Puritans once banned this fragrant dessert for being sinfully rich. Steeped in the traditions of the English Christmas season, plum pudding was originally baked with small silver charms for the coming year, which were kept by the person receiving the serving. These were later replaced by tiny silver coins. Here’s a charming, updated version that includes walnuts.
California Walnut Macaroons
The great taste of California-grown walnuts makes these soft and chewy macaroons so delicious
California Walnut and Cranberry Panettone
From Nonna’s kitchen. A traditional Italian holiday specialty, panettone is derived from pane di Toni, or “Tony’s bread,” from the Italian servant who, in a pinch, improvised a high round cake with pieces of candied fruit, raisins and nuts. Gather your friends and family and wow them with the walnuts in this easy new holiday classic.
Best-Ever Walnut Pie
In large bowl combine syrup, eggs, salt, sugar and vanilla. Stir briskly until well blended. Don’t beat because you don’t want to make foam. Stir…