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  • A spiced-to-the-max salsa verde teams up with roasted cherry tomatoes and corn to give this pasta dish a cool, smoky depth that finishes with bright and zesty notes. This will leave you wondering why you haven’t tried this before! YIELD 6–8 servings ZEST FACTOR Hot...

  • This super-decadent, super-cheesy mac and cheese is spiced up with Trinidad Scorpion chiles. They will sting you good, but man, it’ll be worth it. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR hot PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes 1 tablespoon Olive oil 1 Shallot, minced...

  • Don’t sweat it if you don’t have a pasta machine; a rolling pin and some muscle will do the trick for these little treats. A ravioli mold will save you time, but if you don’t have one, take the time to firmly seal the edges...

  • The Cajun Trinity replaces the French mirepoix in this twist on a classic. The addition of blackened seasoning adds the right amount of kick to this delicious soup. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR Mild PREP TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes 2 tablespoons olive...

  • The olives are the star of this take on the famous New Orleans sandwich. YIELD 6–8 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 1–2 hours COOK TIME none For the vinaigrette: ½ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3...

  • The classic lasagna we all know and love gets a complete Cajun makeover. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 20 minutes COOK TIME 30–40 minutes 12 lasagna noodles 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup cottage cheese 1 (16-ounce) jar étoufée sauce...

  • A blend of pork and beef brings the meatiness—and keeps things moist—and the habaneros add some fruity heat to balance things out. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR hot PREP TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 50 minutes 2 tablespoons oil 1 sweet onion, minced 4 garlic...

  • We asked our staff to describe their all time favorite pasta dish, and then we mined those dishes for ingredients to build this recipe. The bright pesto and sweet peas are perfect in the creamy wine sauce; crispy fried meatballs add the perfect savory touch....

  • The question is not, “Why would you make sriracha leather?” Instead, it is, “Why would you not make sriracha leather?” Sriracha enthusiasts abound, and the sauce has gained immense popularity in recent years, with more and more brands creating their own versions. The version served...

  • This creamy puree is infused with rendered bacon fat. The result: smokiness in every spoonful. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR medium PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 30 minutes 6 slices peppered bacon 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 1 shallot, minced 3 garlic...