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.
Tomato Sandwiches with White Bean Spread and Arugula
A creamy, garlicky white bean spread stars alongside the season’s best tomatoes in this vegetarian sandwich.
Mediterranean Vegetable Sandwiches with Feta
Tomatoes, onions and mushrooms star in this vegetarian sandwich.
Carolina Pulled Pork
This recipe brings the authentic taste of Carolina barbecue to your own backyard. Real barbecue in the absence of a barbecue pit requires first smoking and then slow-roasting.
Pork Chops Stuffed with Country Sausage
Sage-laced bread and sausage stuffing plus a bourbon-spiked glaze make a succulent pork chop even more so.
Spinach and Asiago Frittata
The strong, nutty taste of Italian Asiago cheese enhances the flavors of this easy frittata.
Lemon, olives, and capers elevate the flavors of this simple chicken and pasta dish.
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.