Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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Using a slow cooker makes these succulent, aromatic beef ribs an easy treat to come home to.

Use orange, yellow or green bell peppers instead of red, if you like.

Ratatouille, a traditional French vegetable dish of eggplant, bell peppers, onions, summer squash and tomatoes, is an ideal side dish to serve with grilled or roasted fish or chicken.

These individual tarts are easy to eat out of hand, yet elegant enough for a special brunch. Surprisingly simple to make, they're not just for Mother's Day, of course, but little hands can help make them for Mom…or with Mom.

This simple, fresh salad is loaded with bean sprouts, tomatoes, cooling cukes and zesty lime juice. Assemble just before serving.

The citrus flair from orange marmalade and mandarin oranges deliciously combines with the flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom in this coffee cake. If you don't have a bundt pan on hand, use a 9x13-inch baking pan. Dust the finished cake with powdered...

Top squares of this spiced cake, a perfect dessert for holiday meals and parties, with spoonfuls of whipped cream, if you like. The crystallized ginger gives them an extra punch.

This traditional squash soup is a serious crowd pleaser. Put a spin on it by trying one of the flavorful variations suggested.

Almonds blended with almondmilk make a rich sauce for this vegan pasta dish. We like the flavor and smooth texture of spelt pasta and the way rotini traps the sauce, but feel free to substitute your favorite pasta.

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This classic Southern pie is a treat with seasonal berries or stone fruits.

Thin chicken cutlets cook quickly and evenly, making this recipe a fast weeknight option. A pan sauce of lemon juice, white wine, capers and parsley adds vibrant flavor. Serve with a simple green salad or steamed vegetables.

Try rubbing this fiery Tunisian chile paste on meats or fish before searing or grilling, or stir a small spoonful into some mayonnaise for a sandwich spread with a kick. Also mix a dollop into butter and toss with steamed veggies or couscous.

Secret Ingredient: Parmesan Rinds

A soufflé is surprisingly easy to prepare, especially if you have an electric mixer for whipping air into the egg whites. Soufflés do not wait, so serve them as soon as they come out of the oven. Enjoy with fresh fruit for brunch or a green salad for dinner.

This rich special-occassion pie is fun addition to a holiday dessert table.

Kielbasa are fully cooked smoked sausages traditionally made of pork, but also available made with beef, turkey or chicken. Paired with sweet apples and tangy onions, they make terrific, easy-to-prepare kabobs. The cooking time is short for these as the sausage is...

Serve this fresh chutney with rice, naan, grilled meats or tofu, and tacos. It is especially suited to meals that are rich in cheese or avocado, as the heat of the chutney cuts the creaminess.

Take our Light-n-Luscious Banana Bread recipe and stir in 1 1/2 cups vanilla soy or regular milk for the lightest, fluffiest pancakes ever!

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