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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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This makes an excellent dip for carrot or celery sticks, or blanched green beans and asparagus. It easily doubles as a creamy salad dressing, too.

This lovely salad assembles easily and makes a perfect side for many fall entrées. A combination of velvety butter lettuce and crisp baby spinach, roasted pumpkin seeds, slivers of Asiago cheese and balsamic vinaigrette brings a delicate dance of flavors to the...

Picking up prepared foods, like a rotisserie chicken, and combining them with fresh items produces a great meal in minutes. Assemble these tostadas for a crunchy, savory and amazingly fast dinner.

Tender young pumpkin stuffed with wild rice and cranberries makes for a fun and tasty dish. Serve as a light lunch or with an entrée of your choice, a fresh green salad, and a glass of dry rosé or white wine for a beautiful fall dinner.

Creamy peanut butter and salty tamari anchor this hearty tofu-udon dish. The silky noodles, sauce and cabbage accented with color from the carrots and radishes make for a satisfying meal when served warm, at room temperature or even chilled.

For an authentic taste to this classic Greek salad, also called Saláta Horiátiki, use Greek olive oil, Kalamata olives, sheep or goat's milk feta and fresh oregano.

Kids love making and eating these chocolate earth balls, a less fancy version of grown-up truffles. The best part? No baking required! From The Whole Foods Market Cookbook.

Secret Ingredient: Forbidden Rice

Savor the peak of asparagus season (from March to late June) with this delightful dish. Roasting fresh, green spears enhances their flavor and provides for a more tender texture. Mushrooms, lightly sautéed in olive oil and garlic, add a delicious, earthy flavor....

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