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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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These noodles are served traditionally at Chinese New Year's feasts. An ancient Chinese belief holds that long noodles are the key to a long life, so don't cut the noodles as you eat them.

Chipotle chiles, which are simply smoked jalapeños, flavor this vegetarian chili. Serve bowls of the smoky stuff with squares of warm cornbread on the side to crumble on top.

Everyone loves the soothing aroma of freshly baked oatmeal cookies, especially when they're made from scratch. With ingredients like rolled oats and toasted pecans, these delicious cookies are little morsels of wholesome goodness.

A delicately spiced holiday favorite sweetened with molasses.

If there's one dish that best defines the spirit of simple, classic Italian cooking it might just be bruschetta. Slices of rustic bread are lightly brushed with olive oil and garlic after being toasted over an open fire.

Popular as always, and with prepared sauce and a few extra hands, it is also quick and easy. Serve with a green salad, garlic bread and plenty of napkins!

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

Three kinds of olives join two varieties of bell peppers to create a flavorful dressing for baby salad greens. Top with grilled citrus salmon for a delicious light summer meal.

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

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