Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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This spread is equally good with whole grain crackers or as a quick breakfast when spread on toasted slices of whole grain bread.

A refreshing, not-too-sweet fresh cherry and green-tea cocktail with crisp white wine and sparkling Italian soda. To gild the lily, add a splash of rum.

Moist, sweet and subtly spiced, these muffins will become a new favorite.

Fresh cherries are the crowning feature in this rich, picturesque pie. For a less-sweet crust, combine 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup ground flaxseed and 3 tablespoons melted butter.

Make this luscious dip up to 2 days ahead and serve it with vegetable crudités and whole wheat crackers.

Start any get-together off deliciously with this simple smoked salmon spread that will have everyone asking for the recipe. Make it up to two days ahead and serve with water crackers or matzos.

The trick with dried fava beans is building in time to let them soak overnight and then peel off their outer shells. Once this is complete they are exceptional in a creamy hummus perfect for dipping veggies or pita.

The aged Dutch cheese known as Robusto is an excellent partner to earthy spinach and sweet-tart apple, but any firm, nutty cheese such as Gruyère or gouda would work beautifully as well.

These versatile little cakes can be enjoyed as breakfast muffins, snacks or dessert.  Frost with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting, if you like.

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Secret Ingredient: Wild Salmon

Don't hesitate to use a prepared pie crust to make this dark chocolate-laden pecan pie. Or if you have a bit of extra time on your hands, make your own Simple Pie Crust.

Tempeh's firm texture makes it a perfect match for the grill. In this delightfully simple recipe, tangy lime juice and Mexican spices mingle to create a remarkable marinade. Serve this tempeh with taco fixings or alonside a heaping platter of grilled vegeables.

This elegant little appetizer features shiitake mushrooms sautéed with a touch of garlic, shallot and thyme. Sherry vinegar and wine add depth of flavor.

This slightly spicy chocolate sauce is easy to make and a great partner for bananas.

Quick and easy, this flavorful dish shines the spotlight on the fresh zucchini, tomatoes and garlic of late summer. Only five minutes of cooking time is needed, so be sure to have all the ingredients fully prepared before you turn on the stove.

This classic Thai dish lends itself well to substitutions. Double the agave nectar for a sweeter version or add more red pepper flakes to spice it up. We call for flavored, baked tofu, but you can also use plain extra firm tofu.

Serve this Mexican-inspired hummus with raw veggies or tortilla chips for dipping, or spread it on sandwiches and wraps, too. Make sure to drain the black beans well, otherwise the hummus may be too thin.

The flavor of this slaw is reminiscent of Chicago-style hot dogs with the distinct taste of celery seed. Excellent on a dog or as a tangy side.

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