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Roasting mushrooms to concentrate their flavor and then adding a few flame-cooked ones gives this vegetarian gratin wonderfully deep flavor.

Have breakfast in bed with our french toast made with delicate challah bread, top with fresh or thawed frozen berries and plenty of maple syrup.

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.

Buttery puff pastry forms the base for these crunchy twists, perfect for serving as a snack or before a light meal.

Serve this colorful slaw at summer cookouts alongside your favorite grilled foods.

Thick, juicy halibut steaks coated with flavorful Cajun seasoning are a wonderful complement to this simple quinoa pilaf with spinach and tomatoes. The intensity of the halibut is matched by the savory quinoa.

Older kids can learn to make these themselves, and younger ones can be helpers. Remember to be careful with knives and sharp blender blades.

Which came first, the chickpea or the egg? These rich and tangy deviled eggs with chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) are inspired by hummus, yet have an irresistible appeal all their own.

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These vegetable-packed baked quinoa cakes are excellent served hot or at room temperature. Make smaller cakes and serve them as appetizers at your next party, if you like.

Grated carrots and onions add a nutritional boost to this delicious gluten-free meatloaf, while the mustard and Worcestershire sauce ensure a hearty flavor.

Use leftover compound butter tossed in pasta, spread on freshly baked biscuits or melted into a fresh vegetable sauté.

A classic favorite, made easy with the slow cooker.

Delicious served with rustic, country-style bread.

This holiday table centerpiece, sweet on the outside and savory on the inside, makes a memorable main course. Encourage guests to eat the sliced oranges along with the ham since the roasting makes their peels tender and sweet.

Sautéed shrimp with a side of couscous and a baby field greens salad provide a lovely dinner. Combine any leftover with red peppers, arugula and Parmesan for a hearty salad the following day. Preparation time is minimal with spectacular results.

This simple combination of leafy green lettuce, sweet red onion, sliced apples, roasted pecans and dried cherries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette can serve as a main lunch entrée or on the side in a more extravagant meal.

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.

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