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Best used as a spread for toasted whole grain bread, this could also be a simple dip for crisp vegetables or crackers.

Serve these unique sweet-and-sour pickles with charcuterie, strong cheeses or grilled meats—that's if you have any leftover from snacking! You can pack them in a single quart jar as the recipe directs, or divide the ingredients between two pint (2-cup) jars and...

Silken tofu is a priceless ingredient when it comes to making smooth and creamy pies like this one. Vegan pumpkin pecan pie will stand up well on any holiday dessert buffet.

Tempeh is full of protein and flavor and pairs well with juicy bell peppers, tender kidney beans and tangy tomatoes in this hearty chili. Serve with a few tortilla chips on the side.

The kabocha squash, with its striking jade green rind, makes soup preparation a snap since there's no need to peel the skin. Serve with a thick slice of crusty bread for a warm, satisfying meal.

Braising in flavorful ingredients is the secret to making lesser-known (and right-priced!) cuts of beef impressive. The beef can be cooked and shredded up to three days ahead and then gently reheated with a splash of water.

Fresh with juicy summer fruit and cooling mint, this juice-based gelatin fruit salad is a delicious throwback to childhood. Make it ahead for backyard barbeques, and feel free to substitute grapes or nectarines for the peaches and blueberries.

Escarole, fresh radishes and peas bring the simple joy of a new spring garden to this delectably satisfying pasta salad. Serve with a dry, crisp white wine and crusty bread for a light lunch or dinner.

A coffee, brown sugar and butter rub adds unique and flavorful crispness to whole roasted chicken. Feel free to substitute individual chicken pieces if you like, or try the rub on pork, beef or duck.

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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.

Complete your Thai Tofu Crunch lunchbox by adding a soy yogurt cup, dried mangos or dried apricots, gingersnaps, and juice or sparkling water.

This elegant cake is perfect for casual brunches and fancy dinners alike.

The kabocha squash, with its striking jade green rind, makes soup preparation a snap since there's no need to peel the skin. Serve with a thick slice of crusty bread for a warm, satisfying meal.

This complete meal packs a protein punch thanks to the garbanzo beans and tuna. Serve with a glass of chilled white wine, if you like.

This deliciously moist roasted turkey is surprising in its ease of preparation. Exactly what you remember from Thanksgiving dinners of old only better.

In this recipe for a satisfying fall and winter stew, the parsley, thyme and bay leaves are tied into a bundle for easy removal from the pot later. Use this same method to flavor stocks and soups, too.

Cooking in a pouch, while fancy in appearance, works quite well for a quick weeknight meal. Simply pile vegetables and fish on a square of parchment or foil, seal and bake. The contents will steam and the flavors will blend. Serve with a mound of fluffy rice.

Baba ghanouj, also called baba ghanoush, is a savory purée of eggplant flavored with tahini, lemon juice and fresh herbs. Eat it with wedges of whole wheat pita bread for dipping or spoon it over roasted meats and vegetables.

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