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.
Spinach Salad with Pears and Raisins
Open a bag of prewashed spinach leaves; add raisins, pears and onions for a very quick salad fix.
California Raisin and Orange Salad
Crunchy romaine and fennel contrast orange and raisins in a citrus dressing.
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.