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-Raisin Bread Pudding
There are few comfort foods more quintessential than warm bread pudding.
Pumpkin, Pork and Apple Cider Stew
Add potatoes and winter squash to the classic combination of pork and apples for a one-dish meal.
Gingered White Chocolate Fondue
A triple dose of ginger—candied, ground and fresh—lends extra sophistication to this snowy white fondue.
Ginger Pear Noodle Kugel
You don’t have to be Jewish to love a good noodle pudding—just a fan of sweet, filling comfort food.
Rigatoni with Sausage, Butternut Squash and Spinach
The sweetness of butternut squash and the savoriness of sausage combines in a casserole kids will love.
Ellie’s Sunday Strata
The open-face version of an omelet, with crusty-gooey broiled cheese on top, has become a Sunday brunch standard.
Cowgirl Breakfast Casserole
A Wild West-style campfire cheese and sausage casserole that would make any chuckwagon master proud.
Dairy Hollow House Skillet-Sizzled Cornbread
Old-fashioned buttermilk cornbread warms heart, body and soul—and served warm, slathered with sweet melted butter it’s transcendant.
Lots of “1s, 2s and 3s” plus alphabet noodles, all in a row, make this kid-friendly soup a tasty kitchen game for little helpers.