Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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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.

Combine two holiday pie favorites with this pumpkin pie baked in a pecan shell. The subtle nuttiness of the crust adds to the wonderful pumpkin flavor and it's made even better with a dollop of homemade cinnamon whipped cream.

For a great meal on the go, add a can of your favorite beans to this salad, wrap it in a whole grain or gluten-free wrap and enjoy.

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A bowl of ice cream will be much improved with a bit of this sweet pear compote spooned over the top. Or to prove that it's not just for dessert, try spreading some on a sandwich with roasted pork loin, crisp lettuce and Dijon mustard.

Nutritious and flavorful, with added heat from a jalapeño, this recipe is an ideal choice for a quick evening meal. Dal is one of the principal foods of the Indian subcontinent where the term can be used to mean either an ingredient or the dish made from it.

Mashed cauliflower tastes similar to mashed potatoes but with fewer carbs. Top with chopped herbs and grated cheese if you like.

Spice rubs are an easy way to quickly add dynamic flavor to meat and vegetables, especially before grilling. Look for them on the shelves with other spices and near the meat and fish counters.

We've updated this classic party dip with low fat variations of its essential creamy components. This dip can easily be prepared a day ahead, covered and chilled. Bake just before serving and enjoy piping hot with toasted baguette or crackers.

Although these luscious shortcakes are delicious topped with strawberries, you can use all manner of other fruits, too. Blueberries, raspberries, peaches and plums are particularly tasty substitutes.

Inspired by the classic French stew, Cassoulet, we've created this shortcut version with a few substitutions, such as using canned beans instead of dried. Serve with a garlicky green salad to balance the rich flavors.

This simple mixture of tofu, spices, garlic and black beans makes a robust filling for tacos. Pack leftovers to assemble tacos for lunch.

Thanks to the reader who sent in the recipe for this pasta dish full of bright and unexpected flavors. She says, "My kids and I can whip this up in ten minutes! They love to take it for lunch." Sounds like a great idea to us.

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