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.
The almost instant lunch
Simply put the rice into a sealable microwaveable container if taking to work, or a bowl for at home. Top it with the beans and…
Awesome Apple Snack Cake
A perfect snack for after school — especially when made with fresh fall apples.
Asian Slaw with Ramen Noodles
Remove packets from soup mix, set a side. Crush noodles, place in bottom of a large bowl. Top with slaw mix, sprinkle with almonds &…
Gluten-Free Crustless Coconut Pie
Whirl the ingredients together in a blender, pour into a pie plate, bake — a dessert is done.
Tugboat Lentil Soup
Rinse and pick over lentils for any small stones. In a Dutch oven or large stockpot, heat olive oil over medium high heat until hot…
Applesauce Jello Salad
Heat applesauce until very hot. Stir in gelatin until completely dissolved. Add soda. Chill until set.
McKee’s Charbroiled Oysters
Place oysters on the half shell on a hot grill (charcoal)–when the butter begins to bubble they are done–serve right away.
Quick Bean Dip
Layer the can of refried beans into a shallow 9 or 8 inch baking dish. Top with the Salsa. Top with the shredded cheese. Heat…
With a paring knife made large holes (pockets) in the leg of lamb all over. Into each pocket but a bite size peice of provolone,…
Mix ground beef, rice,onions and spices. Shape into 2" meatballs. Brown with a little water(lid on). Add beef broth and simmer cover for 45 minutes….
In large pot put in hamburger, which has been crumbled up. Add one large can tomato juice and use that empty can to fill with…
Cook noodles; drain. Put in a 10×12 pan. Add meat and peas. Mix milk and soup; pour over top. Crush potato chips. Spread over all….