Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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Elevate your packed lunch with a refreshing salad of sliced Brie, crisp lettuce, juicy heirloom tomatoes and a squeeze or tart, fresh citrus as dressing.

Easy yet elegant mini tarts make an ideal pass-around dessert for a holiday party.

This chicken soup is based on the popular Thai dish tom yum gai. The broth is flavored by ginger, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves. Make it as hot or as mild as you'd like by including or excluding the chile peppers.

Drizzle this dressing over simple fresh greens, or use it for everything from chopped chicken salad to steamed vegetables.

Chef Lou Lambert of Lamberts Downtown Barbecue in Austin, Texas, has adapted the recipe for his famous smoked, coffee-rubbed brisket for the home kitchen by roasting the brisket rather than smoking it.

Secret Ingredient: Phyllo Dough

Ground pork with aromatic ginger, garlic, cilantro and green onion fill these satisfying dumplings, served at Chinese New Year celebrations to bring good fortune and wealth for the coming year. To make dumpling soup, simply cook the dumplings in chicken or...

For this recipe, make sure that traces of the pink fruit are gone from the watermelon rind then cut away and discard the green peel, too. What you're left with are chunks of thick, white rind that definitely don't deserve to be thrown away.

Serve this fragrant, flavorful dressing with any green salad or toss with steamed veggies, if you like. It also makes a bold dipping sauce for spring rolls and dumplings.

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Secret Ingredient: Chilean Sea Bass

A delicately spiced holiday favorite sweetened with molasses.

Paired with a fresh green salad, this pasta makes a meal in less than 20 minutes. Feel free to substitute grilled wild caught salmon, available fresh in the summer months.

Adding ground flax offers a healthful boost of omega 3s, fiber and protein.

This elegant cake is perfect for casual brunches and fancy dinners alike.

The kabocha squash, with its striking jade green rind, makes soup preparation a snap since there's no need to peel the skin. Serve with a thick slice of crusty bread for a warm, satisfying meal.

For a delicious lunch, fill pita bread halves with this tangy bean salad and top with shredded lettuce.

Leftover roasted chicken and turkey can be beautifully disguised in these enchiladas, which are topped with tangy prepared salsa verde. Thanks to canned enchilada sauce, this Mexican-inspired baked main course is easy to throw together even on busy a weeknight.

This soup is simply made from pantry staples including vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, canned beans and dried pasta. Look to the freezer for some frozen spinach or other favorite vegetables to add. With a salad and bread, this makes a warming, healthful meal.

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