Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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Sweet meets savory in this stunning salad. Dappled with goat's cheese and dark red roasted beets, this baby spinach side dish is lightly coated in a sherry walnut vinaigrette. Toasted walnuts add a tasty crunch and a burst of flavor.

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.

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Secret Ingredient: Whole Foods Market Eggs

Keep a batch on hand to enjoy on hot summer afternoons. Blueberry and blackberry tea bags are available in black or green tea versions; both work well in this recipe.

Pistachios add an unexpected, pleasing flavor to this simple curried egg salad.

Substituting goat cheese for some of the cream cheese in a cheesecake results in an absolutely stunning dessert that is slightly tangy and not too sweet. Add some rosemary-roasted pears and your guests will be dreaming of this cake for days after you serve it.

This complete meal packs a protein punch thanks to the garbanzo beans and tuna. Serve with a glass of chilled white wine, if you like.

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.

Cooking in a pouch, while fancy in appearance, works quite well for a quick weeknight meal. Simply pile vegetables and fish on a square of parchment or foil, seal and bake. The contents will steam and the flavors will blend. Serve with a mound of fluffy rice.

Goat cheese and pears may seem like a fancy combination, but they're just right paired with Genoa salami in these casual rollups.

Tender lamb seasoned with cilantro, cinnamon, ginger and saffron joins chickpeas, dates, oranges and almonds in this classic Moroccan dish. "Tagine" refers to slowly simmered meat, fish and vegetable dishes that have both a sweet and savory flavor.

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