Fresh Cherry Limeade

Recipes

The attractive contrast of mixed greens and orange melon is just a prelude to the refreshingly light flavor of this simple summer salad. Chewy dried cherries and crunchy toasted pecans add flair and texture to the smooth tofu and balsamic vinaigrette.

Replace shrimp with grilled chicken or prepared baked tofu.

Sautéed shrimp with a side of couscous and a baby field greens salad provide a lovely dinner. Combine any leftover with red peppers, arugula and Parmesan for a hearty salad the following day. Preparation time is minimal with spectacular results.

A sure-fire hit when you need dinner in a flash, we love the pairing of this salad and our authentic Whole Kitchen™ Three Cheese Quiche. It has a delicate European crust and a rich filling that is immensely satisfying.

Fresh parsley leaves, sweet cherry tomatoes and tart lime juice make a lively little salad for topping mild-flavored catfish. Substitute some of the parsley with cilantro, if you wish.

Toss these easy homemade croutons in salads, sprinkle over soups and stews or fold into hot scrambled eggs and omelets.

This is excellent way to savor Le Gruyère either as a starter or as the finish to a meal. Start with the cheese slightly chilled to help you cut neat, very thin shavings.

Creamy coconut rice and tangy cucumber salad make delicious partners to chicken satay served with a rich peanut sauce.

Here’s a dish with classic autumn flavors: sage, maple and apple. It’s a great alternative to roasting a whole turkey for holiday celebrations.

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This fragrant, beautifully browned turkey produces very flavorful pan juices. Use them as a base for a simple gravy, or just spoon off excess fat and serve them as they are.

A steaming bowl of this thick stew is said to bring luck for the coming year, but you don't need ro relegate this dish to a New Year's menu. Smoky ham and vegetables enhance simple black-eyed peas and rice. Note that the black-eyed peas need to be soaked for at...

Haitian households celebrate their country's Independence Day with bowls of this comforting soup. The national holiday falls on New Year's Day, when Haitians walk from house to house to pay friends and family the first visits of the New Year.

Garnish this thick, velvety soup with an extra dollop of sour cream and pinch of chopped fresh thyme, if you like.

This side dish of roasted sweet root vegetables is a perfect accompaniment to roasted chicken or pork tenderloin. A side of bitter greens, like mustard greens, offers a nice balance to the sweetness.

Panettone, a sweet bread dotted with soft raisins and candied citrus fruit peels, makes fabulous baked French toast. This update breakfast favorite can be assembled and chilled the night before baking.

This hearty breakfast meal, full of fresh tomatoes and mushrooms, gets much of its terrific flavor and texture from the English muffins that line the bottom of the dish.

This elegant, simple preparation for beef tenderloin is a classic. To serve a larger crowd, simply double the oil-herb rub and roast an entire beef tenderloin (3 1/2 to 4 lbs.), cut crosswise into two pieces. Use this same method to roast a whole pork loin, too.

Fill these oat and nut cookies with your favorite fruit juice sweetened jam. We think strawberry, raspberry and apricot jams are particularly good.

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