Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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Peanut butter and chocolate win again in these bite-size sandies, flavored with salted peanuts and bittersweet cocoa.

The combination of cinnamon sticks and fresh mint give this easy pot roast a wonderfully deep and unexpected flavor. We suggest beef chuck roast, but brisket or bottom round also work excellently. Add extra veggies to the slow cooker if you like and serve over...

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.

The combination of tender pork cubes, melt-in-your-mouth leeks and sweet apples make this stew a comfort classic. Pair it with egg noodles or späetzle for a simple but elegant meal.

This elegant, simple preparation for beef tenderloin is a classic. To serve a larger crowd, simply double the oil-herb rub and roast an entire beef tenderloin (3 1/2 to 4 lbs.), cut crosswise into two pieces. Use this same method to roast a whole pork loin, too.

This festive main course is rich and tasty on its own, but you can also pair it with Vegan Mushroom Gravy.

This delicious quiche-like pie is packed with a host of nutritious ingredients: black lentils, collard greens and sweet butternut squash. Home-cooked black lentils have a wonderfully firm texture, but you can also substitute drained canned lentils; you’ll need one...

These delightful spuds bake up super-crispy thanks to a series of thin slices and clarifying the butter, so it can be heated to a higher temperature for roasting. Experiment with other herbs and spices, such as caraway seeds and sage.

There's nothing like a cup of icy cold gazpacho for a perfectly refreshing summer lunch on a blistering hot day. (Truthfully, we love gazpacho on lukewarm days too!) Flavorful tomatoes are key here--don't attempt this recipe with unripe tomatoes.

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This recipe can easily be doubled for a crowd and can be prepared up to two weeks ahead of time. Just cool and freeze soup, then thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating while you prepare the croutons.

A delicious and unexpected combination of flavors, this easy to prepare casserole is one of our seasonal favorites. The toasted pecan and bread crumb topping adds a bit of crunch to the velvety soft texture of baked apples and butternut squash.

This bold green sauce comes together in a flash in the food processor. Garlic, capers and anchovy add complexity to a lively purée of parsley and basil. You'll have some salsa verde left over, so enjoy it on chicken, fish or vegetables as well as the beef in this...

This fragrant soup, with a foundation of vitamin-rich farro grain, will both satisfy your appetite and warm you up on a chilly winter day. This rare grain can easily be substituted with spelt, another ancient form of wheat that is more readily available.

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.

This traditional squash soup is a serious crowd pleaser. Put a spin on it by trying one of the flavorful variations suggested.

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

Serve this salad with chicken, fish, grilled tofu or simply on its own to wow a crowd. With tomatoes, corn, chives, basil and black beans, it packs a healthy dose of antioxidants.

A delightful and elegant vegetarian entrée or side dish for holiday meals. Acorn squash is stuffed with an herbed risotto speckled with delectable chunks of butternut squash, then baked until meltingly sweet.

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