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Secret Ingredient: Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Miso adds savory depth of flavor to this recipe, an excellent side dish for any time of year. Transform it into a hearty vegan entrée by adding cubed baked tofu or tempeh.

This tender and delicious crust holds together beautifully, perfect for making sweet pies or savory quiches. With millet flour and almond meal, it has tons of flavor, too.

If you have eggs, pasta and cheese, then you have dinner. This pasta frittata can be varied endlessly — use leftover pasta, whatever cheese you have on hand, cooked broccoli or spinach or diced ham. A dollop of marinara sauce will add color and complement the...

Secret Ingredient: Forbidden Rice

These big, thick ribs offer a tender beef experience that's akin to braised brisket but packed with slow-cooked barbecue flavor. Note that these are knife-and-fork ribs, not finger food.

This is a great picnic salad, equally as tasty warm as it is chilled. Leftover chicken works wonders in this preparation.

Make a boxed cake mix extraordinary with the addition of caramel and fruit.

The combo of cherries and blueberries is one of the best we know for pie. Try it topped with your favorite vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.

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Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a high-protein, gluten-free ancient grain that cooks much like rice and has a texture similar to couscous. Combined with lemon, onions, wine, cashews and sundried tomatoes, you'll enjoy a carnival of flavors and textures.

Experiment by trying different vinegars and mustards to craft your perfect blend. A mild honey such as clover or orange blossom works best in this recipe. Toss dressing with salad greens or serve as a dipping sauce with chicken, fried mozzarella or potatoes.

Besides adding a sweet nutty flavor to dishes, pumpkin is a ready source of vitamin A, which boosts the nutrition content of this offbeat chili. Garnish each portion with a dollop of sour cream and chopped cilantro.

Top squares of this spiced cake, a perfect dessert for holiday meals and parties, with spoonfuls of whipped cream, if you like. The crystallized ginger gives them an extra punch.

Strawberries and watermelon have long been the perfect summer pair. In this light, vitamin-packed homemade cooler, we think they shine particularly bright.

These bars are fun to make and eat. Crumble and moisten with soy milk for a delicious breakfast or snack.

As an alternative, make this traditional cornbread stuffing with gluten-free or dairy-free cornbread and use gluten-free chicken broth.

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.

Give these heart-shaped cookies to friends for Valentine's Day or cut them into different shapes and serve them throughout the year.

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