PEOPLE'S 40 Greatest Recipes

In honor of our fortieth anniversary, we've chosen our tastiest and most iconic dishes from the last four decades

Summer 2006

Emeril Lagasse's Applesauce
Though he's usually known for his big flavors and beloved Creole recipes, Lagasse is also a father of four and has published three children's cookbooks. The chef shared a simple, kid-friendly applesauce recipe for a special PEOPLE issue about celebrity babies.