Grilled Swordfish Sandwiches with Summer Succotash

Recipes

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.

This salad showcases cool-season ingredients such as kale, endive, lemons and mandarins. Garnish it with pomegranate seeds or toasted pumpkin seeds if you like.

Toss with cubes of tofu or diced turkey just before serving, if you like.

Crisp and refreshing, this cocktail made with fresh pineapple, rosemary, sparking wine and ginger ale is soon to be your go-to holiday drink. To release its fragrance, gently crush a rosemary sprig in your palm to garnish each glass.

This light and fresh, no-cook appetizer can also be served in small romaine leaves or lettuce cups.

Turn the classic kids' sandwich into whole wheat muffins with a sweet center. We love these muffins with standard grape jelly and strawberry jam, but try plum and rhubarb, too. For a nut-free version, swap peanut butter for sunflower seed butter.

Warm fall spices and slightly sweet sherry vinegar coat this delicious mixture of cubed sweet potatoes and pears. The flavors of this healthy side dish will complement any holiday roast.

Creamy, delicately spiced and garnished with a red grape, this is a quick and festive, last-minute appetizer, but it's even better when you make the crab mixture a day ahead.

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Thick rounds of summer squash seared in a piping hot pan — cast iron is best — until just blackened, then tossed with a fragrant fresh basil and lemon vinaigrette.

Secret Ingredient: Chilean Sea Bass

Panna cotta, Italian for "cooked cream," is a creamy custard served cold. This variation on the traditional dessert features eggnog as the flavor base, topped with warm spiced pears. The perfect finish to a holiday feast.

Challah, a rich braided bread typically made with eggs, is perfect for making French toast. Drizzle with honey instead of maple syrup, if you like.

Sautéed vegetables enhance your choice of russet or red potatoes in this casserole. Quickly prepare and pop in the oven to finish while getting the rest of your meal ready.

Paired with a fresh green salad, this pasta makes a meal in less than 20 minutes. Feel free to substitute grilled wild caught salmon, available fresh in the summer months.

Use orange, yellow or green bell peppers instead of red, if you like.

This easy breakfast recipe yields impressive results. Simply whisk together eggs, flour and milk, then pour into a hot buttered skillet and place in the oven. Watch in amazement as the pancake rises out of the pan! The recipe can be made in one large skillet or two...

These fragrant sweets are perfect for packing in lunches. For a fun spin, add 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom to the batter when you add the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

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