Grilled Swordfish Sandwiches with Summer Succotash

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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Try serving these game-day nachos, featuring black beans and blue corn tortilla chips, with shredded chicken, ground beef, or roasted bell peppers and onions on top. Serve with dollops of guacamole or lime wedges on the side.

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.

Toasted coconut, stir-fried tropical fruits and a touch of fresh ginger make a fine topping for ice cream.

Parsnips, which look a bit like cream-colored carrots, add flavor and texture to otherwise traditional mashed potatoes. Stir in a handful of chopped green onions or grated cheddar cheese before serving, if you like.

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

To makeover for this traditional holiday favorite, we replaced the powdered orange drink mix and sweetened powdered tea with orange juice and black tea. Whole spices and some sugar add just the right warmth and sweetness.

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!

The nutty sweetness of butternut squash combined with sautéed shallots and almond butter makes a delicious and surprising topping for crostini. For a festive touch, top with toasted almonds. Substitute other winter squash, if you like.

Combine your favorite sausage with a sauté of fresh onions, bell peppers and zucchini, then serve over polenta for a quick and satisfying meal that looks as good as it tastes. Starting a meal with the right ingredients makes all the difference in getting it on the...

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