If you're not making use of your individual-sized ramekins, it's about time you start: the vessel is the perfect way to go when serving dinner for two (or one, for that matter). Yes, the ramekin can be used for special-occasion foods like crème brûlée, but there is a host of other dinner and dessert items one can make, too. Take a look!
Chicken Pot Pie
Asparagus and leeks distinguish this chicken pot pie  from traditional recipes.
English Pot Pie
A cross between shepherd's pie and chicken pot pie, English pot pie  is a ramekin filled with beef, potatoes, peas, and carrots and topped with puffed pastry.
French Onion Soup
Beef broth, caramelized onions, baguette, and cheese is all you need to make a memorable cup of French onion soup  in single-sized ramekins or Le Creuset  pots.
Mini Vegetarian Shepherd's Pies
Purple potatoes, kale, and lentils make these vegetarian shepherd's pies  as hearty as they are colorful.
Perfectly Round Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dollop cookie dough in ramekins to bake perfectly round chocolate chip cookies .
Mini Blackberry Cobblers
Strawberries and blackberries ooze out of the ramekins in these mini blackberry cobblers .
Pour caramel in the bottom of a ramekin then top it with custard to create classic flan . When the flan is flipped out of the ramekin, the caramel juices release and puddle around the flan.
Pot de Crème
Although it seems like a strange combination, strawberries, basil, and vanilla come together in this bright pot de crème  for a slightly sweet and somewhat savory dessert held in a personal-size ramekin.