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Recipes

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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Miso adds savory depth of flavor to this recipe, an excellent side dish for any time of year. Transform it into a hearty vegan entrée by adding cubed baked tofu or tempeh.

Make your own irresistibly rich pastries by layering phyllo with nuts, brushing with butter and drizzling with spiced honey. Phyllo means "leaf" in Greek; the thinner-than-paper sheets easily dry out, so take care to work quickly and cover unused sheets with a damp...

Secret Ingredient: Forbidden Rice

This hearty pasta sauce features eggplant matched with the bold flavors of capers, olives and balsamic vinegar. Make a day ahead of time if you can, as the flavors will be even better the next day. Serve with a light green salad, Italian bread and your favorite red...

Cheddar cheese and sweet cranberries complement each other nicely in these little muffins, bringing sharp, sweet and tart flavors together in a single bite. A basket of these mini muffins looks tempting on the holiday brunch table.

For garlic lovers, a braised dish like this one makes for the perfect, slow-cooked autumn and winter meal. Serve with a side of wilted spinach or kale, with even more garlic mixed in, if you like.

This luscious, fudgy cake is gluten-free delight -- a little goes a long way!

This variation on traditional hummus will add vibrant color and flavor to your holiday table. Rather than using chickpeas, this dip features lentils and sweet potatoes cooked with onions, garlic and spices and seasoned with white miso and lemon juice.

Cranberries and pecans, two symbols of the fall harvest, work beautifully in these rich shortbread cookies. Serve them with strong black tea or coffee for an afternoon treat.

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