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Apple Pie with Chiles and Cheese
Makes 1 pie
Apples & Cinnamon on Bread Patricia
Makes 4 servings - This recipe is very easy, and it doesn't take long to make. The apple syrup drizzled over the fresh apples is really wonderful. As one of our testers said, "It tastes fattening, but amazingly it isn't!"
Baked Egg Strata
Baking Powder Bread
Makes 1 large loaf - Because you don't have to let it rise, this recipe lets you make good bread quickly. The flavor is different from yeast bread, but very satisfying.
Banana & Pumpkin Spice Bread
Makes 2 Loaves
Basic Bread
Makes 1 large loaf - This bread is incredibly light, airy, very fragrant, and produces a crust that is delicate and soft. It rises so much that you may think it's about to explode!
Brown Sugar Cookies
Makes about 3 dozen cookies
Chef Paul's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes about 4 dozen
Chile Pie Crust
Makes 1 pie
Chipotle Corn Bread Muffins
Makes 6 large muffins
Chocolate Praline Pie
Makes 8 servings
Chocolate-Filled Beignets
Makes 12 beignets - Unlike the square doughnuts in New Orleans’ French Market, these beignets are round, and they each hold a surprise – a rich candy circle made from three delicious flavors of chocolate!
Christmas Cookies
Makes about 2 dozen cookies, about ½ ounce each
Citrus Sweet Potato Spread
Makes about 1 cup - Great on bread or muffins, or over plain cake or custard.
Corn Flour Pie Crust
Makes 2, 9-inch pie shells - This unusual crust is perfect for fillings that contain corn, bell peppers and lots of onions.
Makes about 9 cups crumbled - Sometimes people from Louisiana like their cornbread and dressing somewhat sweet. If you prefer a less sweet dressing, make your cornbread without sugar.
Cupcakes with Papaya Sauce
Makes sixteen 2½-inch cup cakes - Semolina flour is usually used to make pasta, and will probably be labeled “pasta flour” or “flour for pasta". It is found near the dry pasta products. I like to use it in other recipes because of its distinctiv...
Fresh Ginger Gingerbread
Makes 12 servings - I think you’re really going to like this light and tender gingerbread. When we developed the recipe, it occurred to us that this is probably pretty much how gingerbread tasted back in the days before you could buy little jars of gro...
Fruity Bread Pudding
Makes 8 to 10 servings - All over the country there are many versions of bread pudding. We're proud of this version, not only because it tastes wonderful, but because it's low-cal and low fat!
Golden Rosemary Bread
Makes 1 large loaf - This is one of the most beautiful breads you'll ever see, and it is just as great to eat as it is to look at!
Honey Bread
Makes 3 loaves
Honey Mustard Pie Crust
Makes 2 (9-inch) pie shells - The most important secret of successful pie-crust making is to refrigerate the dough before baking. Another secret is not to overmix.
Jalapeño Pie
Makes 6 To 8 Servings - A Texas treat, Jalapeño Pie was nothing more than a cheese omelet with peppers . . . until we got hold of it. The cornmeal base gives it some real substance, and the ground chile peppers in the seasoning mix bring out the very bes...
Jalapeño-Cheddar Biscuit Muffins
Makes 1 dozen muffins
Magic Cracklin Bread
Makes 1 (9 to 10-inch) round loaf
Mixed Berry Cobbler
Makes 10-12 servings - Who can resist a cobbler, hot from the oven, and brimming with the freshest, most perfect berries at the market? Not I, especially when it's made with an out-of-the ordinary, peppery-sweet dough.
New Mexico Apple Bread Pudding
Makes 6 eservings
Pasia’s Ricotta Pie
Makes 6 servings - The rich, creamy result is fit for royalty, yet there’s nothing difficult about the recipe, so it’s never been easier to show off your culinary skills.
Rice Fruit Pudding
Makes 6 servings - Almost every part of the country has its own version of rice pudding, and here in rice-growing country we prepare it a lot of different ways. I think the addition of fresh fruit makes this an incomparable dessert.
Sinful Praline Cheesecake
Makes 12 slices
Skillet Breads
Makes 6 to 8 rounds - Although I've seen versions of flat bread in different cultures around the world, the dough we use here and the ways we flavor them are, I think, unique to this book.
Skillet Breads and Garlic Bread Butter
Makes 6 to 8 rounds - Although I've seen versions of flat bread in different cultures around the world, the dough we use here and the ways we flavor it is, I think, unique to this book. Cook them at the last minute to serve at the table with dinner.
Southern Biscuit Muffins
Makes 1 dozen muffins
Tender Pear Cake
Makes six 4-inch square servings - I developed this recipe using Louisiana pears, but you can use any good cooking variety, such as Bosc or Comice. Buy your pears just before you plan to make the cake, because they can become overripe very quickly, and y...
Three Seed Bread
Makes 4 small loaves - The three seeds add a pleasant crunch to the bread, the blue cornmeal gives it a hint of southwestern flavor, and the fruit syrups provide sweetness without refined sugar.
Wheat and Olive Oil Pie Crust
Makes 2 9-inch pie shells
Whole Wheat Pie Crust
Makes 2 9-inch pie shells - The secret of making good pie crusts is to refrigerate the dough before baking.