Sate your appetite for rustic recipes with our collection—whether you're craving an earthy Moroccan tagine, a homey beef stew, eggy spoonbread, or a rustic French cassoulet.
Filled with creamy custard, this dense cake might remind you more of a very thick and decadent tart, with buttery crunchiness around the edges.
Chicken Bonne Femme
The term “bonne femme” is used to describe simply prepared rustic dishes that are most often served from the pan or dish in which they are cooked. Serve this dish during the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival as Tennessee makes reference to Chicken Bonne Femme in his play “Vieux Carre.”
Asparagus and Parmesan Tart
With the help of puff pastry, this asparagus tart can be made in a flash.
Rustic Potato Gratin
These individual gratins are easy to make and serve. Light but full of flavor, they pair well with beef or chicken.
Vegetable and Walnut Pizza
Homemade pizza is more accessible than you think, especially if you keep a supply of dough in the freezer.
Top Only Real Blueberry Pie
This classic blueberry pie has two slight and magical differences: a hint of lemon in the filling and ground walnuts in the top-only crust.
Moroccan Vegetable Ragout with California Raisins
A mélange of vegetables and spices to serve alone or with meats.
Italian Meatballs with California Raisins
Combination of meats with California raisins, red wine and seasonings make great meatballs.
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…
Colorful Orzo Veggies
Great for potlucks, this simple dish is perfect as a vegetarian entrée or as a side.
This Cajun-inspired side dish of potatoes is a perfect accompaniment to grilled steak or chicken.