Grilled Swordfish Sandwiches with Summer Succotash

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This crowd-pleasing dessert is easy to assemble both ahead of time or just before cooking. Let kids make their own by choosing toppings that suit their tastes. Substitute your favorite fruit for the strawberries or use honey instead of chocolate chips, if you like...

Whole wheat pasta and flour gives this hearty macaroni and cheese a pleasant nuttiness.

A sweet, spicy coffee rub makes a delicious complement to steaks.

This is a spectacular and simple roast for holidays and special occasions. The meat and bones are served together on the platter because there is usually plenty of meat left on the bones and someone at the table may like to have one.

A very affordable crowd pleaser served with crackers, flatbread or pita chips.

This gorgeous salad flourishes with an herbal boost from infused oil.

A "causa" is a dish of layered ingredients which is served cold as a light entrée or first course, making it ideal for warm weather entertaining.

These sweet rolls are perfect to serve when you have company since you can easily make them the day before. Bake the rolls first thing in the morning and your guests and family will wake up to the sweet scents of cinnamon, walnuts and dates.

Made with creamy butternut squash and hearty buckwheat, and topped with sweet currants, this modern, healthful take on blini is altogether simple and elegant.

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You'll be surprised how easy and tasty this kale preparation is. Andrea from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, sent us this recipe with a note: "It's the only recipe I've found where the kale is not masked by other flavors or cooking methods, and it's crunchy.

This recipe is courtesy of Chef Stephen Lewandowski of Tribeca Grill in New York City.

This refreshing ceviche, best served very cold, is quick to make because the shrimp are boiled first. If you like your food a bit spicy, leave the seeds in the jalapeño.

A dollop of crème fraîche, a slice of smoked salmon and a sprig of fresh herb perched on crisp sliced potatoes (also known as potato chips) are sure to impress your guests. Make the crème fraîche mixture and cut the salmon into small pieces ahead of time. Assemble...

Light and flaky, halibut is an ideal choice for a simple summer dinner. Here halibut steaks are marinated in a watermelon-raspberry vinaigrette, quickly grilled, and then topped with refreshingly tart watermelon salsa.

For those of us who can never decide which pie we like best, this pie is the best of both worlds. With apple pie on the bottom and pumpkin pie on top, everyone wins! Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

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.

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.

Don't have a grill? You can broil the fish instead. Feel free to add your own favorite toppings and serve with black beans and rice.

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