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Simple and delicious, leeks may not be your first memory from past holidays, but they may be what you remember from this year.

Serve as a side dish at any meal or as a main course with a green salad on the side. To make preparation a snap, use a mandolin to slice the potatoes.

These sugar-topped, almond butter refrigerator cookies are surprisingly cakey and light. Stack them in gift bags for the holidays.

Garnished with toasted almonds, fragrant lemon zest and fresh parsley, this rich cauliflower and apple soup is easy to pass around at a party, where guests can sip it from small cups, no spoon required!

Try this colorful and flavorful shrimp and vegetable sauté over creamy coconut brown rice. There's plenty of time to chop, prep and cook shrimp and veggies while the rice cooks.

Your party guests will devour this irresistible dip with pita chips or crudités. To make quick work of chopping the mushrooms, pulse them in the food processor.

Enjoy this savory dip, a mixture of delicious crab and artichokes in a creamy base, with crostini, pita chips, crackers or crudités.

This side dish of roasted sweet root vegetables is a perfect accompaniment to roasted chicken or pork tenderloin. A side of bitter greens, like mustard greens, offers a nice balance to the sweetness.

Scone mix makes an easy and fun holiday gift from the kitchen. The whole batch (dry ingredients only) fits perfectly in a 1-quart mason jar.

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This appetizer of toasted garlic bread dipped in creamy baked goat cheese and tomato sauce is inspired by the classic Spanish tapas, Queso de Cabra con Tomate.

For an easy side dish that's a great match for this cheesy, baked eggplant parmesan, sauté broccoli rabe in a bit of olive oil with some chopped garlic and red pepper flakes, then finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. 

Tart lemon, nutty walnuts and sesame seeds, rich coconut and smooth, sweet dates come together to make these delightfully tangy treats.

The trick here is to make the backbone of the gravy ahead of time, while you're waiting for the turkey to cook or even the day before, and then add the flavorful drippings later. No more whisking the lumps out of the gravy while everyone else is sitting at the...

Make these fun cookies in any shape you wish. It's not as hard as you might think, and they are the perfect homemade gift.

An after-Thanksgiving tradition in some homes, this is a smart and satisfying way to use leftover turkey.

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.

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

Cooking in a pouch, while fancy in appearance, works quite well for a quick weeknight meal. Simply pile vegetables and fish on a square of parchment or foil, seal and bake. The contents will steam and the flavors will blend. Serve with a mound of fluffy rice.

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