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This wonderfully savory bread is terrific with soups and stews, with cheese, or just as a snack loaf. The mix couldn’t be easier both to put together and to mix up and bake. For a vegan version, you can substitute plain almondmilk for cow’s milk.

This brown rice dish, cooked with puréed pumpkin and vegetable broth, yields creamy, risotto-like results.

These irresistible appetizers combine everything you love about French onion soup in a portable two-bite serving.

This hearty dish features mushrooms, kale and egg noodles, bound with cottage cheese and sour cream for richness. Use a variety of mushrooms in place of the button mushrooms, if you like.

Heirloom tomatoes come in a rainbow of colors. In the summer, green, striped, yellow, orange and purple tomatoes can be purchased at the market. If available, choose three different colors to make this a gorgeous summer harvest salad.

Perfect for a picnic or back-porch supper, let family and friends reach for a platter of these drumsticks marinated in salsa and orange juice that can be served hot, room temperature or cold.

You can easily make a meal of this herb-and-garlic tomato soup paired with lightly crunchy toast liberally topped with creamy, rich avocado spread.

Lemon-spiked Greek yogurt creates a zingy sauce for crisp blanched green beans. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

A sweet treat for a warm summer day, this combination of chocolate chip ice cream, ripe cherries, cherry creme soda and shaved chocolate is altogether refreshing and decadent.

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Add a touch of elegance to your next outdoor gathering with these distinctively flavored grapes. Makes a superb appetizer or an impressive garnish for green salads topped with blue cheese dressing.

This robust stew-like soup makes a wonderful dinner served with potato latkes and applesauce on the side. Store leftovers in the refrigerator or freeze in containers for future use.

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.

Add a sweet and spicy Asian note to the holidays with this effortless chicken dish. The savory spice mixture seals in the natural juices and ensures superbly tender meat, and the honey butter glaze adds a delightful finishing touch.

This salad of black-eyed peas and crunchy vegetables tossed in a light vinaigrette is a traditional New Year's dish, but it's suited to other meals as well. Spicy, zesty and colorful, the black-eyed peas in the salad may resemble caviar to some wishful eaters.

Serve with a bowl of steamed edamame for a finger food that's nutritious and fun.

Using whole grain macaroni, a small amount of expeller-pressed mayonnaise and raw apple cider vinegar, this lighter version of the classic macaroni salad boasts a bit of crunch from the celery and shallots.

In this kid-friendly recipe, egg salad can be used instead of hummus, if you like.

Traditionally, smoked or fresh southern pork sausage, known as Andouille, is the centerpiece of this Cajun-inspired dish. Pinto beans, onions and green peppers get a kick from fire roasted tomatoes and green chiles in this deceptively simple yet filling meal.

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