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Our slightly savory version of the holiday favorite starts with a homemade cornbread mix and highlights the natural sweetness of corn.

Inspired by the traditional Guatemalan dish pepián, this flavorful stew combines pumpkin seeds, corn tortillas, chile peppers and tomatillos to make a rich sauce for chicken, but it could also be made with pork or beef.

A colorful, simple and absolutely delicious slaw for any season. You can shred the cabbage on the large holes of a box grater, with the shredding attachment of a food processor or by simply slicing it very finely with a sharp knife.

Here's a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken and wild rice. Enlist help from the kids for rolling up the leaves.

This tasty take on caramel corn can be enjoyed loose or shaped into popcorn balls for a Halloween treat. Let the kids help, but not with the hot molasses mixture!

This old-fashioned dessert takes everything you love about pie and skips the rolling pin, making it easier than ever to feed a crowd.

Homemade whole wheat crackers, studded with raisins, nuts and fresh rosemary can beautifully dress up a holiday cheese platter or dip tray. Package up these crackers for easy gift giving.

This fresh winter salad is marinated in tangy citrus vinaigrette and topped with roasted cashews. Serve as a side dish or spoon over salad greens for a light main course.

Cool crunchy celery is the perfect carrier for delicious, dairy-free roasted red pepper topping.

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Smooth cashew butter blended with softened cream cheese and spiced with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg makes a great dip for fresh fruit. Additional flavors such as vanilla, honey or other favorite spices can be added easily.

The citrus flair from orange marmalade and mandarin oranges deliciously combines with the flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom in this coffee cake. If you don't have a bundt pan on hand, use a 9x13-inch baking pan. Dust the finished cake with powdered...

For a festive variation on the usual chocolate chip cookie, serve these sweet treats studded with dried cherries, chocolate chips and pecans. The cherries add the perfect zip and make these cookies hard to resist. Ideal for sharing with friends.

Here's a soup that can be put together quickly and offers comforting, warm and spicy flavors. Serve the soup family-style in a large tureen and arrange the garnishes around the table in colorful bowls for everyone to dress up their soup.

Canned salmon provides a flavor twist and an omega-3 boost to traditional Maryland crab cakes. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and plenty of grilled corn or veggies.

Ideal as side dish or brunch feature, these easy-to-prepare tomatoes can be served either warm or at room temperature.

This uniquely rich chili combines warm spices and chocolate — like a Mexican mole sauce with traditional vegetarian chili ingredients. Delicious with fresh corn-studded corn bread and maple butter and a crisp, light green salad. Serve garnished with sour cream and...

This substantial meal will please even the heartiest of appetites on a cold winter's day.

Sweet-tart pineapple adds a nice balance to a classic gazpacho. A garnish of macadamia nuts lends body and richness to this fresh, cooling soup.

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