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Recipes

A classic party dish, this shrimp cocktail gets a verdant revamp with a spicy green onion- and sour cream-based dipping sauce. Make it with low-fat sour cream, if you like.

Cooking dried beans is low maintenance and a great value. Make sure to plan ahead and allow time for soaking the beans. Serve with hot sauce or salsa, if you like.

Spoon this hot chocolate mix into jars to give as gifts, or keep some on hand in your own pantry for chilly afternoons. For a burst of flavor, try steeping a bag of mint or almond tea in the mug along with the hot chocolate.

Delicious served immediately or the following day -- if it lasts that long.

Rich, crispy puff pastry makes an elegant wrapper for cocktail franks, and the easy sauce of cranberry and Dijon mustard is a wonderful seasonal accompaniment.

We're not supposed to have a favorite, but in our series of dairy-free "nice creams," this peach and banana combo, rich with both almond butter and almondmilk, might just be the standout, especially when summer peaches are extra sweet!

This generous batch of pilaf-style whole grains and braised greens, features a blend of white and red quinoa, millet and buckwheat. You can vary the flavor by serving it with hot sauce, grated parmesan or just lots of black pepper. Try it topped with a poached egg...

Pan-fried potstickers from the freezer are the shortcut to a super-tasty lunch or supper over dark, leafy greens seasoned with sesame oil, oranges and tamari. Serve with brown rice if you wish.

Don't hesitate to use a prepared pie crust to make this dark chocolate-laden pecan pie. Or if you have a bit of extra time on your hands, make your own Simple Pie Crust.

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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.

These classic cheeseburgers feature lettuce, tomato and onion. Have ketchup and mustard on hand, too, for the ultimate burger perfection!

These savory crisps are simple and irresistible, made from just two ingredients. If you like spice, add a pinch of cayenne, espelette or freshly cracked black pepper to the mixture before baking. Serve on the side of any crisp green salad or bowl of soup.

A delicately spiced holiday favorite sweetened with molasses.

Canned salmon provides a flavor twist and an omega-3 boost to traditional Maryland crab cakes. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and plenty of grilled corn or veggies.

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

For an authentic taste to this classic Greek salad, also called Saláta Horiátiki, use Greek olive oil, Kalamata olives, sheep or goat's milk feta and fresh oregano.

Complete your Thai Tofu Crunch lunchbox by adding a soy yogurt cup, dried mangos or dried apricots, gingersnaps, and juice or sparkling water.

This elegant cake is perfect for casual brunches and fancy dinners alike.

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