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.
Seared Tuna with Lemony Potatoes
Tuna goes farther—and is simpler to eat—when it’s chunked and mixed with potatoes.
Just good food — this rustic baked dish is full of flavor and sticks to your ribs with full comfort.
Fresh Tomato Salad with Sweet Onion and Basil
Simplicity of ingredients and preparation is what brings out the best of the season’s fresh tomatoes.
When okra is not in season, classic Louisiana gumbo is thickened with the aromatic leaves of sassafrass.
Easy Winter Berry Frozen Yogurt
Few ingredients keep this very berry dessert a snap to throw together.
End of Summer Rice Salad with Tuna
A super easy and zesty salad built on leftover Chinese rice, it can act as a main dish or side.
Citrus Crabmeat Salad with Pomegranate Seeds
Ruby pomegranate brightens up this seafood salad with both color and flavor.
Easy Peach Crisp
A warm baking dish seems the perfect place to stash the abundance of summer peaches from the market.
Good old scalloped potatoes with cheese, from the late-great master herself, Julia Child.