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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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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.

Chef Lou Lambert of Lamberts Downtown Barbecue in Austin, Texas, has adapted the recipe for his famous smoked, coffee-rubbed brisket for the home kitchen by roasting the brisket rather than smoking it.

Pack the ingredients separately in a lunch box to roll up at lunchtime or serve the dressing on the side to avoid having a soggy wrap at meal time. Instead of a tortilla, use a piece of lavash bread, if desired.

We think these fresh green beans sauced with creamy mushroom soup and topped with crunchy baked onion rings will become a new family favorite.

A robust mix of mushrooms serves as the filling for this rich quiche. Serve with a salad of seasonal greens.

Dust this cake with powdered sugar just before serving for a sweet touch.

For a pleasingly offbeat side dish or snack, try this fresh and healthy variation of that old favorite, french fries. Sweet potatoes, turnips and celery root work well in this recipe, too.

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

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.

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