Fresh Cherry Limeade

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For the most aromatic results, chop the fragrant, dark green fronds attached to the fennel bulb and toss them in the salad along with the other ingredients.

A quick vinaigrette at home is worlds better and usually worlds cheaper than bottled or going out for salad. Plus, substitutions are a breeze.

A hearty whole wheat buttermilk dough is the base for these baked donut bites. Cardamom, honey, fresh orange juice and toasted pistachios lend loads of flavor.

Prepare this easy breakfast or brunch dish the night before and most of your work is done before the guests even arrive.

Lemon, lime and orange zest add bright, fresh flavor to gourmet sea salt. A great addition to any seafood dish from grilled fish to shrimp stir fry, and perfect for rimming margarita glasses too.

The secret ingredient in these elegant gingerbread cookies is freshly ground black pepper. It adds just enough flavor without making them too spicy for children. Little hands will come in handy for the twisting, so make room for the kids.

This delicious cake is fudge-like, even without the chocolate. Dust the finished cake with powdered sugar or spread it with Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting.

Dress up these simple cookies with a dusting of powdered sugar or a drizzle of icing. If you don't have cookie cutters, you can form dough into two 8- to 10-inch ropes before chilling, then cut into 1/2-inch thick slices before baking.

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Making these beautiful chocolate-dipped berries is a breeze. If you have leftover chocolate, dip other fruits or cookies in it.

This quick and easy stirfry is a great choice for a weeknight meal.

An easy alternative to cooking your own corned beef is to buy sliced, precooked corned beef instead. Look for it near the bacon in the cold case or ask for it at the deli counter.

Mushrooms and spinach, spiced with a hint of cumin and coriander, make a tasty filling for quesadillas.

This one-pot meal is great for feeding a crowd of friends.

Cooked cauliflower is pureed and combined with cheese, spinach, garlic and jalapeño in this tasty and different dip. Serve with pita chips or toasted baguette.

Winter greens such as spinach or kale can be used in place of basil for a tasty seasonal pesto.

This simple dish is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Substitute tilapia fillets for the salmon as an alternative, if you like. Note that because tilapia is a bit thinner, it will cook faster.

A bed of greens makes a delicious accompaniment to salmon. Serve with buttered rice or pasta if you like.

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