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This is a simplified version of the classic Italian seafood stew. The vegetable base can be made ahead of time and frozen. When ready to serve, simply thaw and stir in the fish, crab, shrimp and clams to finish cooking.

This recipe is wonderful for brunch or afternoon tea. It is also a good candidate to make ahead when you know your time will soon be precious. For dessert, top slices of this gently sweet treat with dollops of lemon curd, whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

This soulful stew with crisp bread slices makes an elegant meal that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. If you prefer, you can substitute an additional cup of stock for the wine.

Named after the vessels they're traditionally cooked in, tagines often feature less-utilized cuts of meat that are stewed for a long time. This version is vegetable-based and cooks quite quickly. Its warm flavors pair wonderfully with a quick tart lemon couscous....

Here’s an easy baked pasta dish that gets big flavor from lentils. Canned lentils are particularly convenient, but you can also cook your own from scratch — you’ll need 1 1/2 cups cooked, drained and cooled lentils for this recipe.

Frangipane, an almond-flavored pastry cream, is matched with pears in this classic French tart.

Roasted sweet potatoes transform into a wonderfully sweet pie with subtle coconut flavor. The gingersnap crust is easy to make and adds an intense punch of flavor to each bite.

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.

This simple-to-prepare dish features fresh clams and linguine in an aromatic white wine broth.

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Ground pork with aromatic ginger, garlic, cilantro and green onion fill these satisfying dumplings, served at Chinese New Year celebrations to bring good fortune and wealth for the coming year. To make dumpling soup, simply cook the dumplings in chicken or...

A small handful of chopped herbs (rosemary, thyme and parsley are especially good) stirred into the finished soup will brighten its flavor. Cut the potatoes, carrots and celery into large chunks if you prefer a heartier texture and appearance.

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!

These stuffed portobellos pile on the pizza flavor.

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.

This light salad entrée pairs smoked ham with crisp cabbage, savory green onions and sweet carrots in a salad base of whole grain barley. Mustard and shallots add depth and spice to the fresh vinaigrette dressing.

This pasta dish will soon become a family favorite. In a hurry? Use a cup of thawed frozen spinach instead of fresh; just be sure to squeeze it well to remove any excess water. Serve with garlic bread and a fresh salad for a complete meal.

We can't resist making huge batches of this great salad. Take liberties with the ingredients, as this recipe is best when prepared according to your own taste. If you prefer, cook the broccoli in boiling water until tender before adding it to the salad.

This dish is spiced with garam masala, a blend of aromatic spices such as cardamom, cloves and cinnamon. Serve with naan or other soft flatbread. Since tofu sometimes sticks to the skillet when pan-fried, use a nonstick skillet if you have one on hand.

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