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.
Baked Apple Cinnamon French Toast
Preheat oven to 350F. Place bread cubes in greased 8×8-inch baking dish. Combine eggs, milk, 1/4 cup of sugar and 1-1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon in…
Fiesta Brunch Strata
Make it; keep it in the refrigerator overnight; bake it and serve a hearty brunch entrée.
Golden Raisin and Lentil Salad
Here’s a hearty and tasty salad. Whip it up in a hurry. Eat at leisure.
California Raisin-Almond Chicken Curry (Murghi Kismis Salan)
Spicy curry, raisins and almonds add Asian flavors to chicken breasts.
California Raisin Peanut Butter Spread
Just 2 tablespoons make a quick, healthy snack if there’s a jar of this in the fridge. Great for lunches.
Key Lime Squares
Use fresh Key or Persian limes or purchased lime juice in this sweet tastes of the tropics.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Medallions
Use Lucy Anne Buffett’s One Love Marinade to season this grilled pork tenderloin.
This Cajun-inspired side dish of potatoes is a perfect accompaniment to grilled steak or chicken.
Fourth of July Firecracker Cheesecake
This creamy, not-too-sweet cheesecake is a perfect 4th of July dessert.
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steaks
Try this meat alternative—grilled mushrooms—at your next barbecue.
Grilled Marinated Steak
A simple marinade turns flank, hanger, or sirloin steak into a tender, savory main dish.