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.
Cinnamon Walnut Scones
Preheat the oven to 450F. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Combine the flour, 1/3 cup of sugar, baking powder and salt, if desired, and…
Bran Apple Muffins
In a large bowl, mix together bran cereal, wheat germ, flour, dry milk, baking powder, raisins, and walnuts; set aside. Beat to blend eggs, apple…
Black Twig Apple Muffins
Preheat oven to 325F. Grease 12 muffin cups and dust with flour. Sift 1 ¾ cups flour, sugar, soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves and nutmeg into…
Banana Walnut Bread
In mixer bowl cream butter, sugar and peel. Beat in egg. Combine flour, ground nuts, baking powder and soda. Add to creamed mixture alternately with…
Preheat the broiler or toaster over. Spread each slice of toasted bread with 2 teaspoons of Walnut Butter. Peel the bananas and cut them in…
Heat oven to 375F. Grease 18 regular-size muffin cups. Put Topping ingredients into a medium sized bowl. Mix with a fork, then crumble with your…
Applesauce Cinnamon Toast
Preheat the broiler. Stir the applesauce and nutmeg together; set aside. Spread each slice of bread with 2 teaspoons on each slice of toast. Place…
Apple and Walnut Spiced Muffins
Spicy muffins, dense with apples, raisins and walnuts are crisp outside and moist within
Brioche with Stewed Walnuts and Dried Fruit
For Brioche Mix dry ingredients in a mixing bowl, add the beaten eggs, water with bloomed yeast on second speed with a hook attachment until…
Wild Blueberry Chutney
This chutney can be served warm or cold. It’s great as a snack on toast with a little mild cheese such as Brie or even cream cheese.
Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce
In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Serve with crispy salmon bites.
Walnut Trail Mix
The heart-healthy goodness of omega-3s and other nutrients in this mix makes this an optimal high-energy snack for people on the go!
Nothing could be simpler to prepare and have on hand for snacking than two dried apricot halves with just enough cream cheese to hold the walnut in place.
Choose dried apricots that are soft, not hard, as they are easier to work with. For variety, try splitting open dried figs or prunes and continue as follows.
Walnut Seafood Boats
Walnuts are the stars of this updated Chinese dim sum appetizer. A coarse-textured paste made from fresh shrimp and fish, scented with green onions and fresh ginger, is spooned into bell pepper “boats” and topped with walnut halves. These are best enjoyed served fresh from the oventhey disappear quickly!