Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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Ground lamb, potatoes, dried currants and fresh oregano rolled in tender chard leaves create a modern twist on stuffed grape leaves.

The Middle Eastern flatbread known as lavash makes a sturdy wrapper for these super-flavorful lunch rolls. You can replace the turkey bacon called for with avocado if you like, or simply leave it out.

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...

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

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 kid-friendly noodle salad uses sesame tahini and toasted almond butter for rich nutty (but peanut-free!) flavor. Add leftover chicken, pork or shrimp if you like.

Chewy oats, rich coconut and crunchy sunflower seeds are an enticing combination in these cookies--a worthy treat for the lunch box or with afternoon tea.

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.

Quinoa takes the place of traditional bulgur in this flavorful salad. It can stand alone as a vegetarian main dish, thanks to quinoa's protein content, or be served as a side dish or sandwich filling.

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