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

May 19, 1975

The Queen of Creole Cuisine's Redfish Courtbouillon
Even before they loomed large on channels like the Food Network, famous chefs have always had a home in PEOPLE's pages. Ella Brennan was part of the family that owned Brennan's in New Orleans, and she went on to open the now-legendary Commander's Palace. Redfish courtbouillon is a Louisiana specialty, and Brennan's version is still a classic.