Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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This terrifically flavorful, colorful bark is ideal for holiday gift giving. You can break it into shards and place in small boxes between layers of parchment paper or wax paper, or pack them in plastic bags and tie the top with a ribbon.

Sweet and tart, this spring wine cocktail is made with juicy fresh pineapple, dry Chardonnay and fragrant green tea. Make ahead and keep chilled until ready to serve.

Though ideal for picnics, you'll think of any excuse to make this rich, savory pie, especially when zucchini is in season. To punch up the flavor add a small handful of chopped fresh herbs or a generous pinch of freshly grated nutmeg.

Cherry salsa makes a sweet and spicy condiment for salmon, chicken or pork. For a milder salsa, remove all of the ribs and seeds from the jalapeño.

Brown sugar brings a nice sweetness to this garlicky, gingery marinade for flank steak or flap steak. Serve sliced steak on a bed of shredded cabbage or rice.

Substitute shrimp, chicken, tempeh and/or any sale-priced vegetables when making this quick dish with no added fat! Grass-fed beef is a healthier option because studies suggest that grass-fed beef is lower in fat than grain-fed beef.

Jump-start your morning with these seed-packed waffles. Top with a light drizzle of warm maple syrup and plenty of fresh fruit or slather with apple butter. Check out our pancake-version of this recipe.

Thanks to Cindy in Annapolis, Maryland, for sending us her favorite childhood recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand and you will be able to create an easy soup full of savory potatoes, sausage and green beans. The bay leaves add a nice depth of flavor.

Cold soups like this one are welcome refreshers in the summer months. Garnish with a bit of crumbled feta or goat cheese, if you like. To lighten the soup, substitute low-fat sour cream for regular.

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Gallo pinto, or "spotted rooster," gets its name from the black beans and their dark liquid that speckle the rice.

Make your own smoked salmon on the stovetop for an impressive brunch or appetizer. Serve the salmon on a bed of lemony-dressed arugula.

Robiola is a buttery Italian cheese with a rich mouthfeel and unique flavors from both cow and sheep's milks. You may never be tempted again by brie after tasting this cheese.

Roasted pumpkin seeds thicken this tomatillo-based mole sauce. Serve with a side of rice for soaking up the flavorful sauce. Shred any leftover chicken and serve in warm corn tortillas with sauce spooned on top.

This versatile sauce can be drizzled over raw or cooked vegetables, as well as grains.

Secret Ingredient: Pork Tenderloin

This quick vegetarian pasta combines the pleasingly bitter taste of broccoli rabe with toasted garlic and bold sun-dried tomatoes.

If you love sesame, you will love these cookies, rich in flavor from sesame seeds and subtly sweet from a touch of maple syrup.

Beef coated in sesame, garlic and crushed red pepper has a rich flavor and nutty, spicy finish. Served atop spinach tossed in a simple citrus-miso dressing, this meal can be prepared in a snap. Pair with a side of steamed brown or white rice.

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