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Hearty and rustic, this lamb loin is an impressive anchor for any menu. Bold red wine sauce balances the earthiness of mushrooms and lamb. Try this roast with steamed haricots verts (small green beans) and brown rice.

For a pleasingly offbeat side dish or snack, try this fresh and healthy variation of that old favorite, french fries. Sweet potatoes, turnips and celery root work well in this recipe, too.

Decadent and fun, this pimiento cheese is a new classic, turning buttery Brie and sweet pimientos into a tasty spread.

Try these unique whole grain burgers with sprigs of watercress and condiments like pickled daikon, ponzu sauce or avocado mashed with wasabi. Save time by picking up a package of cooked quinoa from the frozen aisle.

Get tricked or treated with these rich brownie bites, decorated with honey-sweetened pumpkin and cream cheese frosting. Save leftover frosting for spreading on toast or dipping fresh fruit.

In a modern twist on a game-day classic, cauliflower turns into the surprisingly creamy base for this white bean and chicken chili with mild poblano peppers. Serve sprinkled with sliced green onions and shredded mild cheddar or monterey jack.

Marinating a whole chicken overnight in beer makes it superbly moist and flavorful.

A dollop of crème fraîche, a slice of smoked salmon and a sprig of fresh herb perched on crisp sliced potatoes (also known as potato chips) are sure to impress your guests. Make the crème fraîche mixture and cut the salmon into small pieces ahead of time. Assemble...

Southwestern flavors of chiles and cocoa season the tender pork atop Italian noodles in this fusion twist on a traditional dish. Spiced with cumin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, this simple mole sauce is quickly prepared in the blender and then simmered along with...

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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.

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.

Inspired by the cuisine of coastal-Mexico, this unique recipe blends fresh, plumb shrimp with sweet, peak-of-season corn, zesty red bell peppers, green onions, cilantro, cool mayonnaise and piquant jalapeño peppers for a superb summer sandwich.

This isn't the same sesame chicken you're used to. Instead of being fried, this version is baked, with crisp, juicy results. Make with chicken legs or thighs, too, if you like, and serve with steamed brown rice and a green salad topped with sesame dressing.

A "causa" is a dish of layered ingredients which is served cold as a light entrée or first course, making it ideal for warm weather entertaining.

If needed, substitute 1 teaspoon dried parsley and 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme for the fresh herbs and the flavor will still be fantastic.

The quinoa in this recipe gets baked in the oven so it doesn't need to be precooked. Instead, it settles into the bottom of the pan and creates a moist crust. Quinoa is a super grain—it contains all 8 essential amino acids—making it a complete protein.

Spice up an ordinary fajita menu with this marinated steak or serve it with grilled pineapple, bell peppers and flatbread, with a little yogurt to cool the heat. Consider wearing thin rubber gloves when you seed the pepper, then wash your hands well.

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