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Recipes

As an alternative to serving this bright, tart condiment with roasted turkey or chicken, stir a spoonful of it into a cup of yogurt or a tall smoothie for breakfast.

Take advantage of ripe melon to create this refreshing fruit salsa with subtle heat from a hint of jalapeño. Serve atop grilled meats or tossed into lettuce salads.

These richly flavored chocolate cookies are slightly chewy right after baking, becoming wonderfully tender and velvety in texture after a few days. If you like, you can dust the cooled cookies with more powdered sugar for a festive look.

This delicious (and quick!) yellow cake batter can be swapped into any recipes calling for a box of cake mix.

This soulful soup will give you an idea why kofta (made with spiced ground meat) is such a beloved dish in Turkey. In this recipe savory lamb meatballs are served with tender potatoes and a host of vegetables in a simple broth.

A mixture of ricotta, spinach and ground beef makes this classic baked pasta dish particularly satisfying. Grass-fed beef is rich and flavorful, so cooking with even a small amount makes a big impact.

Fun to make, a delight to the eyes and absolutely yummy, this jelly roll-style cake is a holiday favorite.

A simple batter bakes up into a light (and not too sweet) cake which is perfectly complemented by the buttery caramelized pineapple topping. 

The deep earthy flavor and meaty texture of cremini mushrooms is the base of this hearty recipe. Add the arugula to the hot pasta just before serving to preserve some of the leafy texture and punch of the greens.

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Traditional ceviche is a popular Peruvian dish featuring raw fish marinated in lemon juice. In this vegetarian version, jalapeño, lime, cilantro, garlic and ginger add a spicy kick while coconut milk and tofu provide a soothing, creamy counter-balance.

Tender young pumpkin stuffed with wild rice and cranberries makes for a fun and tasty dish. Serve as a light lunch or with an entrée of your choice, a fresh green salad, and a glass of dry rosé or white wine for a beautiful fall dinner.

Poaching sausages in beer before they hit the grill ensures they'll cook beautifully. Serve with potato salad, coleslaw and plenty of spicy brown mustard.

This traditional Sicilian dish combines pasta, eggplant, tomatoes, olives and salty ricotta salata for a light summer meal. Serve with a green salad and a bottle of pinot grigio.

Plantains are "cooking bananas" popular in tropical areas of Latin America. Traditionally served as a side dish with black beans, this recipe can also be used as a dessert with an exotic flair.

A medley of organic vegetables gives this wholesome stew loads of nutrients and a hearty broth. Chipotle peppers and flavorful Mexican seasonings add spice, while whole green beans and chunks of corn and squash make for a pleasing, colorful presentation.

Secret Ingredient: Forbidden Rice

Cheddar cheese and sweet cranberries complement each other nicely in these little muffins, bringing sharp, sweet and tart flavors together in a single bite. A basket of these mini muffins looks tempting on the holiday brunch table.

A colorful, satisfying bowl of chili that packs plenty of flavor — even for the most dedicated meat eaters.

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