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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A delicately spiced holiday favorite sweetened with molasses.

Mushrooms and red bell peppers combine with black-eyed peas in this flavorful vegetarian entrée. Sunflower seeds add a crunchy finish, but pumpkin seeds taste great with this dish, too.

Cornish hens glazed with butter, rubbed with fragrant citrus zest and roasted alongside wedges of acorn squash make an appealing main course. If you're preparing Thanksgiving for a small group, consider serving Cornish hens rather than a large turkey. Serve with a...

This warming beverage is creamy and slightly sweet with a pleasant kick at the finish. Use whatever milk your prefer, dairy or non, and gather around the fireplace to enjoy.

Savory French green lentils swim with shallots, carrots and parsnips in a rich red wine-flavored broth. Topped with festive puff pastry in individual ramekins or one large pie, this is the perfect vegetarian entrée for your holiday table.

Fran from New Orleans sent us this recipe, a tasty twist on a traditional Jewish holiday dish. She likes to serve it for brunch or as a side dish at dinner. Fran adds "About 25 years ago, I converted to Judaism. I developed my own kugel recipe after trying many...

This tasty dessert suits ripe summer fruits perfectly. Try apricots instead of peaches when they're in season. To complete this dessert, simply add a scoop of ice cream or a drizzle of cream to soak up the syrupy fruit juices.

Homemade bread, especially dinner rolls, brings that special, home cooked feeling to just about any meal. These "no need to knead" rolls are simple to prepare and have a delightful, rustic flavor.

Tempeh is full of protein and flavor and pairs well with juicy bell peppers, tender kidney beans and tangy tomatoes in this hearty chili. Serve with a few tortilla chips on the side.

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