Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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The autumn flavors of pumpkin and nutmeg along with sweet corn, tomatoes and creamy cheese will make this baked pasta a new family favorite.

Impressive, yet simple with whole grains and arame, a mild sea vegetable. Feel free to add more herbs or top with toasted sesame seeds.

In a modern twist on a game-day classic, cauliflower turns into the surprisingly creamy base for this white bean and chicken chili with mild poblano peppers. Serve sprinkled with sliced green onions and shredded mild cheddar or monterey jack.

Luscious roast pears with a hint of rosemary are a terrific complement for a variety of great American cheeses, from smooth, buttery Mt. Tam to tangy Rogue River Blue.

A beautiful and fragrant savory loaf in the style of tea bread that is best when served warm from the oven, yet also delicious lightly toasted with fig spread. If you make it the day before, cool completely before wrapping and storing at room temperature.

Tart cranberries, crunchy pistachios and a drizzle of dark chocolate add flavor and charming color to these cookies. Dip them in coffee, hot chocolate or Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.

A sprig of rosemary turns this sparkling cocktail into an herbal treat.

When simmered until they're velvety soft, red lentils make a surprisingly creamy sauce for pasta. Garlic, onion and lemon juice complete the sauce to pair wonderfully with spinach and artichoke hearts.

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

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Tender young pumpkin stuffed with wild rice and cranberries makes for a fun and tasty dish. Serve as a light lunch or with an entrée of your choice, a fresh green salad, and a glass of dry rosé or white wine for a beautiful fall dinner.

Make sure the prosciutto you use isn't too thinly sliced or it may fall apart when you assemble these tasty hors d'oeuvres. Substitute fig preserves, if you like.

Using whole grain macaroni, a small amount of expeller-pressed mayonnaise and raw apple cider vinegar, this lighter version of the classic macaroni salad boasts a bit of crunch from the celery and shallots.

Traditionally, smoked or fresh southern pork sausage, known as Andouille, is the centerpiece of this Cajun-inspired dish. Pinto beans, onions and green peppers get a kick from fire roasted tomatoes and green chiles in this deceptively simple yet filling meal.

Secret Ingredient: Forbidden Rice

Cheddar cheese and sweet cranberries complement each other nicely in these little muffins, bringing sharp, sweet and tart flavors together in a single bite. A basket of these mini muffins looks tempting on the holiday brunch table.

Creamy Yukon Gold potatoes provide a tender base in this light and tangy, European-style alternative to the traditional mayonnaise-based potato salad. Chives, parsley, tarragon and capers add depth of flavor, while olive oil and Dijon mustard pull it all together...

This rich bread-like cake is traditionally served in Mexico on January 6th, Three Kings Day. A coin or small figurine is baked into this ring-shaped cake. Traditionally, whoever finds the hidden treasure in their piece of cake must host a party on Candelmas Day,...

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